Australia Issued Thousands of Invitations for Overseas Skilled Workers
The Skillselect invitation round 2022 shows the Australian government has issued thousands of invitations, mostly for 189 visa and 491 visa – family-sponsored streams. The invitations were a response from the Australian government to the labour shortage that the country currently faces. The Skillselect invitation round also shows 65 points as the minimum score for most occupations.
ONE derland Consulting will review the invitation round for 2022 and 2021 so you can see your chance to migrate to Australia.
189 Visa and 491 Visa Invitation Round in October 2022
|Visa Subclass||Number of invitations|
|Skilled independent visa (subclass 189)||11,714|
|Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) – family-sponsored||818|
While the minimum points for the Skillselect invitation round October 2022 are as follows:
|Visa Subclass||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect month|
|Skilled independent visa (subclass 189)||11,714||October 2022|
|Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) – family-sponsored||818||October 2022|
Let’s Compare It! Point Cut Off 2022 Invitation Round vs 2021 Invitation Round
After comparing the Skillselect invitation round in 2022 and the Skillselect invitation round in 2021, ONE derland Consulting found below exciting facts:
- A larger number of invitations were issued within the Skillselect Invitation round 2022;
- Lower minimum points score within Skillselect Invitation round 2022.
As seen above, the Skillselect invitation round 2022 in October 2022 issued 12,532 invitations, while the Skillselect invitation round in October 2021 only issued 400 invitations. The number in 2022 is 30 times larger than the 2021 invitation round.
|Visa Subclass||Number of invitations in 2021||Number of invitations in 2022|
|Skilled independent visa (subclass 189)||200||11,714|
|Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) – family-sponsored||200||818|
The minimum points between Skillselect invitation round 2022 and Skillselect invitation round 2021 are significantly different:
|Visa Subclass||Minimum points score 2021||Minimum points score 2022|
|Skilled independent visa (subclass 189)||90||65|
|Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) – family-sponsored||80||65|
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What does it mean to you?
The comparison shows that the Australian government is providing a broader chance for overseas skilled workers. It is part of the Australian government’s movement to address the country’s current labour shortage.
So, if you want to work in Australia, now is the best time to start the process! It is a rare opportunity to be invited to work in Australia with only 65 points.
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