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Subclass 190
States and Territories – Nominations status – Subclasses 190 and 491   The program places for the States and Territories nomination programs have been drastically reduced for the 2023-24 program year.  There are variations in the way each state or territory authority is handling its allocation.
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Tasmania   Extra Subclass 190 places Tasmanian Skilled Migration has announced that 150 additional SC 190 places will be made available by the Department of Home Affairs to meet the unexpectedly high demand in that state.
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Twenty top occupations in demand   The latest Labour Market Update report from Jobs and Skills Australia has provided the list of the top 20 occupations in demand nationally this quarter. This information is derived from a range of Jobs and Skills Australia and Australian Bureau of Statistics data sources to analyse the state of the Australian…
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India-Australia and United Kingdom – Australia Trade Agreements The India-Australia and United Kingdom-Australia Free Trade Agreements were passed by the Australian Parliament this month.
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State and Territory Business and Independent Skilled Visa Update Recently, several states have announced changes to their business and independent skilled visa programs:   1. Business and Skilled Migration Queensland BSMQ State Nomination Program
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Interim Allocations   The government has recently announced interim allocations for the below visas, prior to the Federal Budget on 6th October 2020. To date however, NSW for example, is still not accepting nominations for the s190 or 491 visa. State or Territory subclass 190 subclass 491 & 489 Business And Investment visas  ACT 250…
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Migration Planning Levels for 20/21 Financial Year as a result of COVID – 19 pandemic   As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Budget has been deferred until 4 October 2020. This has significant implications for all government departments dependent on the financial allocations made as part of the Budget decisions, including the…
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Horticultural Industry Labour Agreement announced The government has announced a new Horticultural Industry Labour Agreement to commence 1 January 2020. From 1 January 2020, horticultural employers will be able to submit an application to the Department of Home Affairs to sponsor a migrant worker to come to Australia and fill one of the 31 approved…
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