Australia immigration department has done the unexpected! The latest immigration round results conducted on July 11, 2018 has invited 1010 new applications to apply for Australian permanent residence under Australia Skilled Independent visa subclass 189 and Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489 categories.
Out of 1010 total number of applications invited, 1000 applicants were invited to apply for Australia Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 and 10 invitations were given under Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489.
As opposed to 305 invitations given in the previous draw there has been an increase of 705 invitations in the current draw making it quite a possibility that the Australian immigration department is ready to increase the number of applications under its skilled migration visa categories.
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For visa subclass 189, 572 applicants were given invitations with 70 points, 107 invitations with 80 points and 46 invitations with 85 points.
Meanwhile, for visa subclass 489, 7 invitations were given with 80 points, 3 invitations were given with 85 and 2 invitations were given with 90 points.
The tie-break up rule was applicable to invite applicants for Australia subclass visa 189 with 70 points. This means that applicants with an immigration point score of 70 and above who have applied for Australia PR before 6th March, 2018 11:33 AM are invited to apply for Australia PR in this round.
Additionally, tie-break up rule was also applicable for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional visa Subclass 489 with 80 points. The applicants with an immigration point score of 80 and above who have applied for Australia PR before 8th June, 2018 06:38 PM are invited to apply for Australia PR in this round.
The below mentioned occupations have been subject to pro rata arrangement because of high levels of demand.
Accountants are invited with 85 points whereas Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasures got ITA at 80 points each. Electronic engineers and Industrial, Mechanical and Production engineers are invited with 75 points and other professional engineers are invited with 80 points.
Additionally, ICT business and system analysts are invited with 80 points. Meanwhile, Software and Applications Programmers and Computer Network Professionals are all invited to apply with 75 points
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