AAT Bulletin Issue # 12 – 25 Mar 2019

The latest AAT Bulletin contains references to several citizenship & migration review decisions

TRA: changes to Job Ready Program

'From 1 April 2019, application documents for the Job Ready Program: steps 1 and 2 - Provisional Skills Assessment (PSA) and Job Ready Employment (JRE), now need to be emailed within 14 days of applying online (previously 45 days)'

VETASSESS: scheduled maintenance

VETASSESS' web application will be unavailable from Thursday 21 March 2019 6:00pm to 7:00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Talking Migration Law – episode 10

This episode features Part 2 of a discussion on the occupation list changes of 11 March 2019 for subclass 186/187 visas and their impact on clients and practitioners

AAT Bulletin Issue # 11 – 18 March 2019

The latest AAT Bulletin contains references to several citizenship & migration review decisions

WA: April invitations brought forward

​'Invitations for State nomination are usually issued on the third Thursday of each month. This will be brought forward by one week in April due to the Easter closure. Invitations are anticipated to be issued by 11 April 2019'

Senate’s report on citizenship changes

The Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee has tabled a report  recommending that there be no limitation to the amount of times a person can sit the citizenship test and that the English requirement be IELTS 5; Recommendation 1 contains an error

Talking Migration Law – episode 9

This episode features Part 1 of a discussion on the occupation list changes of 11 March 2019 for points tested and subclass 482 visas and their impact on clients and practitioners

New subclass 190 occupation lists for ACT and SA

Following the commencement of the new LIN 19/051 on 11 Mar 2019, the Australian Capital Territory and South Australia have updated their occupation lists for visa subclass 190

SkillSelect: 11 February 2019 invitation round

Number of invitations significantly reduced from 2,500 to 1,500; number of invitations for individuals with 70 points significantly decreased from 848 to 32

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