Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMA)

A Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) is a formal agreement between the Australian Government and a regional, state or territory authority. They are:

The DAMA visas may allow the only opportunity for applicants who are too old to apply for PR through standard visa pathways

As compared to standard skilled migration program it provides access to more overseas workers.

It functions under an agreement-based framework, providing flexibility for regions to respond to their unique economic and labor market conditions.

It has a two-tier framework covering a defined regional area.

The first tier is an overarching five-year deed of agreement (head agreement) with the region’s representative.

The second tier comprises individual labour agreements with employers under the settings of the head agreement for that region.

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