22 new skilled occupations added on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

On 22 June 2021, the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs made an announcement to add 22 new skilled occupations on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) to ensure that critical skills vacancies are filled in Australia in support of Australia’s COVID recovery plan. The new occupations on the Priority List…

ACT Critical Skills List for ACT nomination

ACT has published a list of occupations on the Critical Skills List that are eligible for nomination in skilled visa programs, Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190), updated as on 11 January 2021. Currently, the List specifies 111 occupations, which will be reviewed and updated quarterly to…

Information on Subclass 189 Visa applications

The Department of Home Affairs have released information on 16 October 2020 under Freedom of Information request (FOI) providing information on Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa applications by occupation on hand as at 30 September 2020 and the number of visas granted for the period from 01 September 2020 to 30 September 2020. According to…