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The Definitive Guide To What Is Considered Regional Australia

Regional Australia is a beautiful place with its quaint country towns, friendly pubs and easy going nature. For some people looking to migrate to Australia, the thoughts of a more rural lifestyle are enough to encourage them to call these regional areas in Australia home. On the other hand, for those struggling with gathering sufficient …

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Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List

Victoria Releases New Skilled Occupations List Effective 1st July

In November 2016, skilled visa applications for 11 ICT-related occupations were temporarily closed by the Victorian Government. This temporary halt was then extended through to 30 June 2017. The Victorian state government has now announced that from 1 July 2017, the Victorian Skilled and Business Migration Program will reopen to applications for ICT occupations. The …

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Queensland State Government Suspends Skilled Visa Nominations

Queensland State Government Suspends Skilled Visa Nominations

As we begin to venture closer to the end of the current migration intake year (1st July 2016 – 30 June 2017), Australian states are starting to see their allocation ceilings for certain visa types being filled. Yesterday, Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) announced that they have temporarily suspended the acceptance of all applications …

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South Australia Increases Points Required For State Nomination

South Australia Increases Points Required For State Nomination

South Australia has increased the requirement for state nomination from 80 to 85 points after the overall quota of nominations was achieved under the existing 80 points requirement. The new points requirement will come into effect from 9 am on 19 April 2017, however, this will not affect applications lodged prior to this time. South …

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Overseas Skills Registry Connecting Overseas Skilled Workers With Victorian Employers

The Overseas Skills Registry is a new online service making it easier for overseas skilled workers who have skills in demand to connect with Victorian employers. The registry is designed to broaden overseas skilled workers’ local networks, and support them to access job interviews and employment. Using the registry, overseas skilled workers can create an …

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New South Wales State Sponsorship Nomintions (sc190) Closed

Despite provising no prior notification about cutoff times, the NSW government announced this week that their quota for State Sponsored Nominations (sc190) has now been met. From their NSW government website: Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) – NSW nominations closed for 2013/14 NSW is pleased to announce that program targets for the Skilled Nominated visa …

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Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List

Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List

Just a heads up that the Western Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development will release the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL) for 2013-2014 on 28 October 2013. If you’re looking to apply via the State Nomination visa route, it’s important to remember that you must have an occupation on the WASMOL to …

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Australia State And Territory Nomination

Since 1 July 2012, SkillSelect is the only way you can be nominated by a state or territory government for skilled migration. Since May 2013, state and territory governments across Australia have nominated almost 20 000 intending migrants and more than 10000 of those have been granted a visa. SkillSelect provides an effective way for …

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