NSW has been provided a limited number of interim nomination places for the 2020–21 financial year.
South Australian allocation of interim 491 and 190 visa nominations are intended to support South Australia’s economic recovery and the public health response. Check this article for requirements.
Only 200 invitations were issued on 11 August 2020 round of invitations. 154 invitations went to Registered Nurses, the other 46 invitations went very likely to the other medical professionals.
The below shows the occupation ceilings for 189 and 491 (family nominated stream only) for the 2020-2021 program year for each occupation on the list of eligible skilled occupations by the four-digit ANZSCO code unit group.
Skillselect Invitation round 11 June 2020
Australian migration planning levels for 2020-2021, until otherwise advised, the existing 2019-20 Migration Program settings will continue to remain in place. This means the 2020-21 planning ceiling will be retained at 160,000 places, the level set for the 2019-20 Migration. Check the post for more information.
NSW Treasury will begin accepting for NSW nomination for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) on Monday 15 June 2020.
The new Global Talent Independent (GTI) visa provides a direct permanent residence for ‘highly skilled professionals in high growth sectors’.
May 2020 update about Queensland 190 and 491 visa program.
Prime Minister mentioned there is an expected 85% decline in Net Overseas Migration – not Migration Intake, If you don’t know the difference – check this article.