The long awaited new regional Visas, i.e. Subclass 491 and 494 have been finally started by Department of Home Affairs, Australia from November 16, 2019. The government has made some important changes in the newly introduced visas which have replaced the old visas, i.e. Subclass 489 and 187 Visa(both repealed now).
However, the interested applicants are still perplexed thing which all states have started accepting application for the new Subclass 491 visa and which all have not. Let's take a look at nomination status for regional visa in various states of Australia.
|Australian State/Region/Territory||Application Status of Subclass 491 visa||Date of Availability|
|ACT||CLOSED||from 1st January 2020|
|NSW||CLOSED||Will inform shortly|
|NT||CLOSED||Monday 9 December 2019|
|SA||CLOSED||from the first week in December 2019|
|VIC||OPEN||from 9am Monday 18 November 2019|
|WA||CLOSED||on 21 November 2019|
At now, Tasmania and Victoria states of Australia has started accepting new applications for Skilled Work Regional Visa Subclass 491. Hence, the interested can apply for the nomination for the said visa in these states.
The Western Australia State of Australia will begin accepting the nomination applications for Subclass 491 visa from 21st November 2019. So, get your documents ready to apply.
The Australian Capital Territory, i.e. Canberra region will start accepting the applications with effect from 1st January 2020.
South Australia is likely accept new regional visa application from the first week in December 2019.
New South Wales
New South Wales (NSW) will inform shortly as to when it will begin accepting the applications. However, as per reports, some regions of NSW may start accepting the applications with effect from early 2020.
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