The permanent skilled migration rate for 2022/23 had been set at 160,000 places.
However, Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil, at the Jobs and Skills Summit, has announced that the annual permanent immigration intake will increase from 160,000 to 195,000. This means:
- There will be 142,400 spots in the Skill stream;
- There will be 52,500 places in the Family stream;
- A total of 100 places will be available in the Special Eligibility stream.
This will help to directly meet pressing skills shortages and assist migrants to build their lives in Australia, and invest in their and their families futures.
STATE AND TERRITORY ALLOCATION
Under the 2022-23 Migration Program settings, nomination allocations are made available to States and Territories in the following visa categories:
- Skilled – Nominated (Subclass 190)
- Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491)
- Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP)
States and Territories each assess eligible applicants against criteria unique to their jurisdiction.
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