2nd September SkillSelect Results

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has released the results of the SkillSelect invitation round which occurred on 2 September 2013.

Notably, the points score required for certain occupations has increased substantially to 75 Points.

The results are as follows:

Visa Subclass Points Score Required EOI date of effect
Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) 60 02/09/2013 12.01 am
Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) 60 30/08/2013 9.43 pm

This invitation round also resumed invitations for the following select occupational groups which were temporarily suspended last invitation round.  Invitations continue to be competitive and new arrangements have been announced.

ANZSCO Group Occupational Groups Points Score EOI date of effect
2331 Chemical and Materials Engineers 75 5/01/2013
12.50 am
2334 Electronics Engineers 65 5/04/2013
9.50 am
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 75 5/04/2013
9.51 am
2611 ICT Business and Systems Analysts 75 23/08/2013
12.19 pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 65 9/08/2013
10.44 pm
2633 Telecommunications Engineering Professionals 75 24/06/2013
12.33 am

Data Source: http://www.immi.gov.au/skills/skillselect/index/reports/report-2013-09-02/

SkillSelect is the automated selection system enabling people to express their interest in applying for an Australian Skilled Visa.

If you are interested in migrating to Australia, get in touch with our migration agents.