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Australian SkillSelect Invitation Round Results July 2018: More Struggles and Stress for Accountants, Engineers, and ICT Occupations

Australian SkillSelect Invitation Round Results July 2018: More Struggles and Stress for Accountants, Engineers, and ICT Occupations

Home Affairs has released the first SkillSelect round invitation results for the 2018-19 program year.

The invitation round to apply for the Skilled - Independent (subclass 189) and Skilled - Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) was conducted on 11 July 2018. This month there were 1000 Independent 189 Visa invitations while only 10 Regional 489 Visa invitations sent. The total number of positions planned for the 2018-19 Skilled Independent Visa remains at 43,990.

Invitation rounds are anticipated to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change but expect the points to remain high at 70 points or higher within this program year.

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Hot News: Employers to be Burnt by High Costs of Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy for the TSS Subclass 482 Visa, Subclass 457 Visa, ENS Subclass 186 Visa and Subclass RSMS 187 Visa Coming In Effect From 12 August 2018.

Hot News: Employers to be Burnt by High Costs of Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy for the TSS Subclass 482 Visa, Subclass 457 Visa, ENS Subclass 186 Visa and Subclass RSMS 187 Visa Coming In Effect From 12 August 2018.

If you are looking to apply for a TSS subclass 482 visa, subclass 457 visa, ENS subclass 186 Visa or  subclass RSMS 187 visa subclass and you have all of your documents ready to lodge the application, you can avoid the Skilling Australians Fund by lodging it on or before 11 August 2018.

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Video: 10 Things you need to know about the 482 visa - Work Visa Australian Immigration & Citizenship News

The new subclass 482 TSS visa has replaced the subclass 457 visa.

This is the 10 Things you need to know about the 482 visa.

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Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About the New Australian 482 Visa

Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About the New Australian 482 Visa

The TSS subclass 482 visa was introduced on 18 March 2018. It replaced the 457 visa which will no longer be granted. While applications for the 457 Visa are no longer being accepted, applications that were filed before 18 March 2018 will still be processed. View the full list of 457 and 482 Visa differences here.

10 points on the TSS 482 Visa are:

  1. Stages and Streams
  2. Labour Market Testing
  3. Training Requirements and Sponsor Obligations
  4. Genuine Need for Position
  5. The Annual Market Salary Rate (AMSR)
  6. Skills Assessments and Work Experience requirements
  7. Providing Complete Documents
  8. School Fees and Giving Birth in Australia
  9. Alternatives to the 482
  10. Pathway to Australian
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20,000 Less Skilled, RSMS, and Partner Visas Granted Due to New Integrity Measures from Australian Immigration Department

20,000 Less Skilled, RSMS, and Partner Visas Granted Due to New Integrity Measures from Australian Immigration Department

Tougher vetting imposed by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has led migration to plummet to its lowest since 2007. As reported by the Department of Home Affairs, actual intake fell from 183,608 in 2016-2017 to a staggering 162,417 for the 2017-2018 financial year. This is attributed to a 46 per cent increase in visas being refused and an additional 17 per cent rise in application withdrawals due to the greater scrutiny, according to The Australian. Even though the government is not required to fulfil the current migration cap of 190,000, nearly every previous year they have.

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