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Result SkillSelect Invitation-8th Round result (27th October 2014)


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Total Invitation (Announced)

Visa subclassTotal Invitations
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent)1400
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 489) (Provisional) - Family Sponsored50

Total Invitation (Actual)

Visa subclassTotal Invitations
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent)1030
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 489) (Provisional) - Family Sponsored50

Point distribution among the invitees*

Lowest point that got lucky

Visa SubclassPoints ScoreCut-off date
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent)6027/10/2014 12:02 AM
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 489) (Provisional) - Family Sponsored6513/10/2014 12:48 PM

High demand Occupations:

Due to the continuing high numbers of EOIs received for the below occupations, DIAC will issue invitations for these occupations on a pro rata basis in each invitation round over the 2014-15 programme year. These arrangements are subject to change throughout the programme year. 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.
  • ICT Business and Systems Analysts
  • Accountants
  • Software and Applications Programmers
The points score and the visa date of effect cut-off for the above occupations in this invitation round is as follows (for Skilled Independent subclass 189):

Occupation IDDescriptionPoints ScoreVisa date of effect
2211Accountants6021/10/2014 10:09AM
2611ICT Business and Systems Analysts6522/05/2014 5:12PM
2613Software and Applications Programmers6011/10/2014 8:20AM

*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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