Australia Skillselect Invitation Round Results
The following Expression of Interest’s were selected from the pool and invited to apply on 1 March 2017:
Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) – 1832
Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) - 32
The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses.
Invitation process and cut offs
The highest ranked clients by points are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal point scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the visa date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.
Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) – 60 points – Visa date of effect (1 March 2017 12:03am)
Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) – 60 points – Visa date of effect (28 February 2017 12:03am)
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 programme year:
- Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers
- Electronics Engineers
- Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers
- Other Engineering Professionals
- ICT Business and System Analysts
- Software and Applications Programmers
- Computer Network Professionals
Please see https://www.border.gov.au/WorkinginAustralia/Pages/1-march-2017-round-results.aspx for more information.
The next selection is due to take place on 15 March 2017.