SkillSelect Invitation Round for December 2018 Released

SkillSelect Invitation Round for December 2018 Released

February 6, 2019
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The Department of Home Affairs has released the latest invitation round for Skilled Independent (subclass 189) and Skilled Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) visas. The number of invitations issued in SkillSelect on 11 December 2018 are as follows:

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) –  2,490

Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) –  10

The minimum points score of those invited and the effective dates are:

Visa subclass

Minimum points score

Date of Effect

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

70

   22/11/2018 6:33pm
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)

80

   19/08/2018 12:11pm

 

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

The following are the point scores and dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 11 December 2018 invitation round:

Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Date of effect
2211 Accountants

80

18/08/2018  11:27 pm
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers

80

8/06/2018  3:11 pm
2334 Electronics Engineer

75

18/11/2018  2:40 am
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers

70

22/06/2018  9:55 pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals

75

13/10/2018  12:10 am
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts

75

18/09/2018  11:49 pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers

70

1/04/2017  3 pm
2631 Computer Network Professionals

70

30/08/2018  12:16 pm

 

For more information, visit the DHA website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skillselect/invitation-rounds

If you are interested in these types of visas, please email us at diana@parishlaw.com.au or call Diana at  (02) 8297 6767 or mobile 0434236236 (within Australia) or  +612 8297 6767 (overseas).