With 5 year validity, two new skilled visas come into effect
From November 16 2019, skilled migrants will have access to two new skilled provisional visas which will require them to live and work in regional areas in Australia.
The new visas have been introdiced to tackle skill shortages in regional Australia while trying to ease population pressure on major cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
Applications for the two new visas will receive priority processing and have access to wider range of jobs
The two new skilled provisional visas are:
-Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa for people sponsored by employer in regional Australia
-Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa: for people who are nominated by State or Territory government or sponsored by eligible family members to live and work in regional Australia