Number of invitations reduced from 4,350 to 2,500; number of invitations for individuals with 70 points reduced from 2,200 to 736
The Department has just released the details of SkillSelect’s 11 December 2018 invitation round. The number of invitations for visa subclasses 189 and 489 on this round reduced from 4,340 and 10 (November round) to 2,490 and 10, respectively.
The number of invitations for individuals with 70 points for subclass 189 also reduced significantly from 2,200 to only 736. The minimum overall points score for subclass 189 remained the same at 70.
- Accountants: 80
- Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers: 80
- Electronics Engineer: 75
- Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers: 70
- Other Engineering Professionals: 75
- ICT Business and System Analyst: 75
- Software and Applications Programers: 70
- Computer Network Professionals: 70
The minimum points score for subclass 489 remained the same at 80.
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