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Immigration South Australia to reopen GSM Program from Early August 2020

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 30, Jun 2020

Immigration South Australia to reopen GSM Program from Early August 2020 As the end of the current program year of Australia arrived, various states and territories are announcing the new dates and updates regarding their key state nomination programs. Australian financial year of 12 months begins on 1st July every year and ends on 30th June of next year.

In line with these updates, the Immigration South Australia (SA) has announced to reopen the General Skilled Migration (GSM) program for the program year 2020-2021 from August 2020.

SA to reopen GSM program in August

Earlier, South Australia (SA) has announced the closure of its GSM program for the year 2019-2020, as the current program year ends on 30th June.

Hence, till the time the GSM opens again, the Immigration SA will not accept any new applications for the state nomination visas, i.e. Subclass 190 or subclass 491 visa.

The General Skilled Migration program for the year 2020-2021 is scheduled to re-open from early August 2020. The details regarding the updated occupation list, latest nomination requirements, parameter, etc. will be revealed around the launch date of the program.
Also read- Impact of Covid-19 on Australia Immigration

Western Australia Update

Western Australia has also announced changes in the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List:

Occupation added

The below two occupations have been added to the WA occupation list.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (251213)
  • Physicist (234914). Only candidates with the specialization of Medical Physicist are entitled to Western Australian State nomination.
Moreover, the occupation of Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (254422) has now been closed and removed from the list. The occupation list now is available for the program year 2019-2020; hence, the same is likely to be revised for the new financial year 2020-2021.

With the start of the new program year from 1st July, the federal and states government of Australia are in process of announced new immigration changes and updates.

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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.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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