Australia invited 200 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence


 Australia SkillSelect Invitation Round Results – 11 August, 2020

The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) Australia has announced results of Invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)Family Sponsored visas held on August 11, 2020.

Total 200 invitations to apply for Australia permanent residence were issued to immigration candidates.

Visa Subclass Number Of Invitations Issued Minimum Point Score Latest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)   110 90 07/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)visa (subclass 491) –
Family Sponsored
90 75 06/2020

Invitations issued and cut offs

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 11 August, 2020 invitation round

Pro-rata occupations include occupations for which there is more demand for places than there are places available.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189) and then the remaining to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored. If in case all places are taken up by subclass 189 visas then no invitations will be issued for subclass 491 visas in these occupations.

Due to high demand, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to make sure availability of invitations across the program year.

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect month
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A N/A
189/491 2334 Electronics Engineer N/A N/A
189/491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A N/A
189/491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals N/A N/A
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers N/A N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A N/A

Keeping in view the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia has conducted targeted invitation rounds in May, June, July and August 2020 to ensure that Australian migration and visa settings are consistent with public health measures and do not displace job opportunities for Australians.

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