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Immigration South Australia has updated its Occupation list for 2018-19

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 06, Jul 2018

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Immigration South Australia has updated its list of high demand occupations as on July 5, 2018. It's time for the interested skilled workers to review the latest occupation list and apply for the relevant Australian skilled visas accordingly. The list is applicable to General Skilled Migration (GSM) state nominated visa categories.

SA occupation list updated

New South Australia occupation list is applicable w.e.f. July 5, 2018. The list is valid for the below two Skilled nominated visa categories, i.e.

  • Skilled Nominated Subclass visa 190: It's a state nominated permanent residence visa that allows you to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.
  • Skilled Regional (provisional) visa Subclass 489: It's a skilled regional temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia for up to four years.

Click here to view the updated South Australia Occupation list

Both the above point tested visa categories fall under General Skilled Migration (GSM) program.

What is state nomination?

State nomination helps you to obtain key General Skilled Migration (GSM) visa from the Australian Government. The SA government invites the skilled workers from all over the world to apply for skilled nomination and subsequently nominated the suitable applicants for the relevant GSM visa.

However, in order to get nomination you must have your occupation listed in the State nominated occupation list of Australia and also meet the eligibility requirements as per state and federal government of Australia.

Also read- Australia Immigration Point requirement increased- check your Eligibility

Key benefits of State Nomination

Key benefits of state nomination are:

  • Priority visa processing with the Department of Home Affairs.
  • 5 points for a 190 - Skilled Nominated visa towards the Department of Home Affairs points test.
  • 10 points for a 489- Skilled Regional Provisional visa towards the Department of Home Affairs points test.
  • Access to a more extensive occupation list.
  • Chance to live and work in South Australia- the 5th most liveable city in the world.
  • Information support and services from the State Government to help you settle in South Australia

Want to apply and obtain State Nominated Visa in South Australia?

If you wish to apply for state nominated visa to move to South Australia, you may get in touch with a qualified Australia immigration expert at Visas Avenue for vital process assistance.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

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