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
|2339||Other Engineering Professionals||75||5/04/2013
|2611||ICT Business and Systems Analysts||75||23/08/2013
|2613||Software and Applications Programmers||65||9/08/2013
|2633||Telecommunications Engineering Professionals||75||24/06/2013
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.
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