Australia Skill Select update for June 2019

Australia Skilled Visa

Australia Skill Select update for June 2019 

The latest Skill Select round of Australia happened on the 11th of June. This would be the last Skill Select round for this program year (2018-19). Australia’s new program year for immigration commences on the 1st of July 2019. 

Like May, the Skill Select round in June also saw a low number of invites being issued. The Subclass 189 Visa received 100 invitations while 10 invitations were issued under the Subclass 489 Visa. 

However, unlike May, the cut-off score for June increased to 85 points while the cut-off was 80 in May. For the Subclass 489 Visa, the June cut-off score was 90 points in comparison to 85 points in May. 

Like in other Skill Select rounds, some occupations were subject to pro-rata arrangement to cater to the high demand. Skill Select issues invitations to the Subclass 189 first and then the remaining to the Subclass 489. If all the visa places are taken up by the Subclass 189 then no invitations are issued to the Subclass 489. 

Here are the scores for the 11th June Skill Select round: 

Occ. ID Occupation Name Minimum Score Latest EOI Date 
2631 Computer Network Professionals 85 31/05/2019 at 12:32 am 
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85 7/06/2019 at 11:32 am 
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 85 10/05/2019 at 3:16 pm 
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 85 23/05/2019 at 4:08 pm 
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Prod.Engg. 85 20/05/2019 at 10:18 pm 
2334 Electronics Engineer 90 10/06/2019 at 2:06 pm 
2212 Auditors, CS and Corp. Treasurers 90 28/05/2019 at 5:08 pm 
2211 Accountants 95 10/06/2019 at 10:14 pm 

Similar to the previous months, Accountant required the most number of points, There was an increase of 5 points in the cut-off score in June at 95 points whereas, in May, the cut-off was 90. 

Here are the total number of invitations issued during the program year 2018-19: 

Visa Name Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May June Total 
Subclass 189 1000 2490 2490 4340 4340 2490 2490 1490 1490 100 100 100 22290 
Subclass 489 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 120 
Total 1010 2500 2500 4350 4350 2500 2500 1500 1500 110 110 110 23040 

These figures do not include State and Territory Nominated Visa categories. 

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