Changes to South Australia State Sponsorship

Changes to South Australia State Sponsorship

On 5th April 2017 The South Australian Government announced changes to High Point Nomination applications.

On 19th April 2017 the requirement for High Points Nomination will increase from 80 to 85 points.

These changes have occurred as result of the overall quota for 80 point applications having been met. This change will not impact applications already submitted to South Australia.

The following occupations have been removed from the High Points Nomination list, effective immediately:

  • 221111 Accountant (General)
  • 223111 Human Resource Adviser (not available for high points since 02/09/2016)
  • 225113 Marketing Specialist
  • 225412 Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)
  • 242111 University Lecturer
  • 242112 University Tutor
  • 251511 Hospital Pharmacist
  • 251513 Retail Pharmacist

This does not impact applications lodged prior to 1pm on 5 April 2017.

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