• MigrationDesk is a community, not an agent (nor is affiliated with any). You can post here without an account, but all unregistered posts will be queued for moderator approvals. You can register a free account to bypass moderation and enjoy additional features such as post notification, Live Chat etc.

Result SkillSelect Invitation-18th Round result (24 Mar 2014)


Staff member
Total Invitation (Announced)

Visa subclassTotal Invitations
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent)950
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 489) (Provisional) - Family Sponsored25

Total Invitation (Actual)

Visa subclassTotal Invitations
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent)2000
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 489) (Provisional) - Family Sponsored15

Point distribution among the invitees*

Lowest point that got lucky

Visa SubclassPoints ScoreCut-off date
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent)6013/03/2014 3.25 pm
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 489) (Provisional) - Family Sponsored653/03/2014 2.16 pm

6 High demand Occupations:

Due to the continuing high numbers of EOIs received for the following six occupations, invitations for these occupations will be issued on a pro rata basis in each twice monthly invitation round over the remainder of the program year. The points scores and the visa dates of effect cut-offs for these occupations in this invitation round were as follows:

Occupation IDDescriptionPoints ScoreVisa date of effect
2331Chemical and Materials Engineers6020/11/2013 10.19 pm
2334Electronics Engineers6025/10/2013 6.52 pm
2339Other Engineering Professionals6017/07/2013 4.28 pm
2611ICT Business and Systems Analysts6526/11/2013 7.39 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers609/12/2013 8.07 pm
2633Telecommunications Engineering Professionals6030/10/2013 2.52 am

*Values are summarized by visual interpolation from chart for the viewers. Though the tolerance should be minimum, total perfection is not guaranteed. If you want to check the original chart posted by Immigration Australia authority, we recommend to visit SkillSelect webpage.
Consider before posting:
  • Do not post the same thing in multiple places.
  • No personal contact and/or non-English phrase is allowed.
  • Always post in a relevant thread or open a new one.
  • Better to use the reactions in a post to congratulate/thank.