Now GSM requires 75 points for invitation.

Invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) visas will be run once a month.

Invitation rounds are anticipated to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change.

Invitation numbers in each round may vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the department.

Note: State or territory government nominations for Skilled Regional (Provisional) visas (subclass 489) will not be impacted.

Invitations issued on 10 March 2019

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 10 March 2019.

Visa SubclassNumber
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)  1490
Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)  10

During 2018-19 program year the following numbers of invitations have been issued:

10 March 2019 results

The following graph shows the points for clients who were invited to apply in the 10 March 2019 round.

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa Subclass Minimum
points score
Date of effect
Skilled Independent visa
(subclass 189) 
75
8/03/2019 
5:50 am
Regional (provisional) visa
(subclass 489) 
85
9/03/2019 
8:30 am

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 10 March 2019 invitation round.

Occupation
ID
Description Minimum point
score
Date of effect
2211
Accountants 85 9/03/2019 9:33 pm
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 80 19/07/2018 3:15 pm
2334 Electronics Engineer 75 7/12/2018 1:09 am
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production
Engineers
7524/02/2019 1:29 am
2339Other Engineering Professionals 7506/11/2018  11:23 pm
2611ICT Business and System Analysts 75
9/10/2018 5:07 pm
2613
Software and Applications Programmers 75
13/02/2019 7:00 pm
2631Computer Network Professionals 75 08/03/2019 2:15 am


Invitations issued during 2018-19 program year

Visa
subclass
JulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMar
Skilled
Independent visa (subclass 189) 
100024902490434043402490249014901490
Regional (provisional)
visa (subclass 489) 
101010101010101010
Total10102500250043502500250015001500

State and Territory nominations

Nominations by State and Territory Governments – February 2019

Visa subclassACTNSWNTQLDSATASVICWATotal
Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
5847925118853813631970
Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)  01032360105645<5364
Business Innovation and Investment(
provisional ) visa (Subclass 188)
<57304125<53814195
Business Talent
(Permanent)visa
(subclass 132)
05036780 <513135
Total6166048255293103182601664

Nominations by State and Territory Governments – 2018-19 total activity

Visa subclassACTNSWNTQLDSATASVICWATotal
Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
419204221690867541519721286775
Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)  01318211442166376844144460
Business Innovation and Investment(
provisional ) visa (Subclass 188)
74740362109816071212688
Business Talent
(Permanent)visa
(subclass 132)
0500197372052985738
Total4263884427190928191196365234814661

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Paul Taekhwan Kwon 
MARN: 0701575

Paul migrated to Australia in 1999 as an international student. After completing his IT degree at the Queensland University of Technology in 2003, he began his career as an education consultant, going on to become a registered migration agent in 2007. His professional experience covers a range of visa areas, including business sponsorship, skilled migration, partner, parent and student visas.

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