SkillSelect Pass Mark for Skilled Migration increasing on 1 July 2018

The Australian Government has announced that it will be increasing the SkillSelect pass mark on 1 July 2018 for certain general skilled migration visas.

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SkillSelect Invitations – September and October 2015

newsThe results of the September 2015 SkillSelect Invitation Round are now available.  Also find out about the October 2015 invitation rounds and the changes that are occurring.

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Update on NSW State Sponsorship – 2015 Intakes

updateThe NSW Government’s State Sponsorship October intake has now closed for the Subclass 190 Visa.  1000 applications were quickly generated and applicants have now been contacted by the NSW Government.  Information is now available on upcoming 2015 intakes.

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NSW State Sponsorship – October 2014 Intake Details

AnnouncementThe NSW Government has just announced that the next intake for State Sponsorship for the Subclass 190 Visa will be on 22 October 2014 at 10am.  An updated occupation list has also been published which excludes Accountants and certain ICT occupations.

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SkillSelect Results – 28 July 2014

resultsThe results of the SkillSelect Invitation Round on 28 July 2014 to apply for an Australian Skilled Migration Visa have now been released by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

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May 2014 Update

updateIn this issue:-

  • Introduction of Credit Card Surcharges for Visa Application Charges
  • Implications of the 2014-2015 Budget on Australian Immigration
  • New Skilled Occupation List Update
  • Latest SkillSelect News

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April 2014 SkillSelect Results

resultsThe Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced the results of the April 14, 2014 SkillSelect round. The results of the invitation round are as follows:-

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March 2014 Update

In this issue:-

  • Changes to SkillSelect effective March 2014
    – The Department of Immigration and Border Protection have announced changes to the way invitations are issued under SkillSelect.
  • Annual update of the Skilled Occupation List
    – What occupations are being removed and which are here to stay?
  • 457 Visa Review Panel
    – The Assistant Minister for Immigration has announced a review of the popular “457 Visa” program.  What’s changing?

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