By increasing focus on Regional Visas, now more migrants are moving to South Australia instead of moving NSW and Victoria.
A Pakistani immigrant, Ishtiaq Ahmed, considered “Adelaide” on top of his list while he went to Australia along with his family. According to him, Adelaide is one of the most excellent places in Australia concerning Education, spectacular beaches, natural beauty and travel times. The communities there are very welcoming, sociable and the weather there is pleasing.
Ishtiaq Ahmed has taken the Subclass 190 visa for moving to Adelaide in 2017. Also, very soon he found a job in the field of mechanical engineering sector within the city.
As the Government of Australia is setting up to move more migrants from cities namely Melbourne and Sydney, there is increasing of migrants who are searching to move to South Australia.
Regional Visa Rush
According to data just released by the Department of Home Affairs, there is rising in the number of Regional Visas for moving to South Australia.
1,682 regional visas were approved to immigrants move to South Australia between July and September 2019 and this was considered as a 172 percent more in the number of visas throughout the same period in the year 2018.
Apart from this, there was also a 65 percent rise in the number of Regional visas approved within Victoria between July and September as related to 2018. Last year, NSW has shown a 78 percent increase.
The “Queensland” regarded as one of the only states that outdid South Australia concerning growth and development. Also, this was a huge increase of 233 percent in the number of Regional Visas approved within the state.
As per the records, there has been increased by 124 percent to 6,350 in the number of Regional Visas. The increasing figures determine that the Australian Government has pushed to motivate more migrants for moving in regional areas.
‘Adelaide’ acquired a total population of 1.3 million. However, the whole state of South Australia that includes Adelaide regarded as a “regional area”.
Every year, the country Australia has granted 23,000 visa spots for Regional Visas. The upcoming Regional Visas namely, Subclass 491 Visa and Subclass 494 will replace the visa Subclass 489 and Subclass 187 visas.
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