Australia News Immigration Points Test 2011
New points test for skilled migrants effective 1 July 2011 – 6 June 2011
On 1 July 2011 a new points test for skilled migrants will come into effect.
Information about the points test, which visas are affected and how this relates to those eligible students and former student visa holders for transitional arrangements is available.
1 July 2011 – Points Test for Certain Skilled Migration Visas ( 95KB PDF file)
Information for Applicants Eligible for Transitional Arrangements ( 76KB PDF file)
Annual update of Skilled Occupation List effective 1 July 2011 – 6 June 2011
The Skilled Occupation List (SOL) will change from 1 July 2011. There will be 13 occupations added and four occupations removed.
See: Annual Update of Skilled Occupation List – 1 July 2011 (111KB PDF file)