Insights into Designated Area Migration Agreements in South Australia

Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMAs) are formal agreements between the Australian Government, represented by the Department of Home Affairs, and the State or Territory Governments, known as the Head Agreement, to supplement the workforce strategies of States, Territories and regions, to support employers in designated areas and help them adjust to changing economic conditions. DAMA…

South Australia issues advice for interim visa nomination applications process

On 20 August 2020, South Australia announced that the State will publish state nomination requirements for General Skilled Migration, the Skilled Nominated (Permanent) Visa (Subclass 190) and the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491) on 27 August 2020, and accordingly will start reviewing ‘Expression of Interests’ (EOIs) from 31 August 2020 and sending invitations…

South Australia announces interim allocation for General Skilled and Business Migration Program

On 11 August 2020, announced that the State has received update regarding interim allocation places for General Skilled Migration, the Skilled Nominated (Permanent) Visa (Subclass 190) and the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491), and Business Migration program for the financial year 2020-2021. The allocation is expected to be limited with priority being given…

South Australia’s update on 2020/21 Program Year

On 26 July 2020, South Australian Government has announced that its Skilled and Business Migration programs will remain closed until further notice. Accordingly, the State nominations are closed until the nomination quotas are allocated by the Commonwealth Government for the 2020-2021 program year. Previously, the State had announced that the Skilled and Business Migration programs…

South Australia update for 2020 to 2021 program year

South Australia is currently closed for accepting any nomination applications for the Skilled Migration program, for the Skilled Nominated (Permanent) Visa (Subclass 190) and the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491), and the Business Migration programs as the nomination quotas are yet to be allocated to the States by the Commonwealth Government for the…