South Australia 2023-24 Skilled Migration Changes – New Priorities and Processes for State Nomination
South Australia 2023-24 Skilled Migration Changes
New Priorities and Processes for State Nomination
NSW Skilled Nominated Visa Criteria Update
Key Eligibility and Target Sectors for NSW Nomination
ACT Canberra Matrix Invitation Round – 15 September 2023
VETASSESS pauses new applications for 7 trade occupations
Applicable from September 25
To deal with the high number of applications received, VETASSESS is going to pause accepting new applications for 7 occupations
TRA Important Changes
Requirement Updated for Vehicle Painter-324311
From 11 September 2023 TRA is removing the requirement for the remaining applicants with a country of passport listed for Vehicle Painter  to have their skills assessed through the OSAP program.
Migration Queenslands 2023-24 Program Update
Competitive State Nomination Program
Migration Queensland has opened its state nomination skilled migration program for the 2023-24 fiscal year. However, with a reduced allocation from the Department of Home Affairs this year (1550 skilled nominations and no BIIP allocation), the program is highly competitive. Invitation rounds will begin in September 2023 and continue monthly, with capped invitations to maintain fairness. Applicants are encouraged to consider alternative migration options.
WA State Nominated Migration Program Invitations- August 2023
Breakdown of Invitations by Visa Subclass and Stream
In August 2023, invitations were issued for the state-nominated migration program for various visa subclasses and streams.
Unforeseen Closure of 408 COVID Visa: Navigating the Impact
The recent announcement regarding the closure of the 408 COVID visa has sent shockwaves through the visa applicant community.
URGENT UPDATE : Closure of Pandemic Event 408 Visa for New Applicants
In a joint media release with the Hon Andrew Giles MP, the Australian government has announced significant changes to the Pandemic Event visa. As part of ongoing efforts to streamline the nation’s visa system and respond to changing circumstances, this update outlines the key changes to the Pandemic Event visa and its application process. These changes are aimed at ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of Australia’s visa system, aligning it with the current landscape.
Tasmania’s 2023-24 Visa Allocation Update – Changes and Details
Allocation Breakdown and Program Adjustments
Tasmania’s visa allocation for the state and territory nominated categories for the 2023-24 program year has been announced by the Australian Government.