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Result SkillSelect Invitation-2nd Round result (20th July 2016)


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Total Invitation (Announced)

Visa subclassTotal
Skilled - Independent (subclass 189)1300
Skilled - Regional Provisional (subclass 489)100

Total Invitation (Actual)

Visa subclassTotal
Skilled - Independent (subclass 189)848
Skilled - Regional Provisional (subclass 489)100

Point distribution among the invitees*

Lowest point that got lucky (Overall)

Visa SubclassPoints scoreVisa date of effect
Skilled - Independent (subclass 189)6020 July 2016 12.04 am
Skilled - Regional Provisional (subclass 489)652 June 2016 12.14 pm

Invitation statistics for high demand occupations

Due to large numbers of EOIs being received for the below occupations, DIBP decided to invite on a pro rata basis for these occupations over the 2016-17 programme year. However, this process can be changed if situation demands. SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) visas and then remaining to Skilled – Regional (subclass 489) (Provisional – Family Sponsored) visas. If all places are taken up by subclass 189 visas then there will be no invitations issued for subclass 489 visas in these occupations.

Occupation IDDescriptionPoints ScoreVisa date of effect
2211Accountants7030 May 2016 4.42 pm
2611ICT Business and System Analysts7025 June 2016 6.45 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers6520 April 2016 10.51 pm

* Due to tecnichal reasons no invitations were issued for the above occupations for the 20 July 2016 round.

* 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.
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