Changes to GSM Immigration SA - high points, supplementary list changes

Changes to GSM Immigration SA - high points, supplementary list changes

By Leila Reypour
MARN 0848264


Immigration SA have announced the following changes today :

High points nomination

From 9.00am (Australian Central Standard Time) on 19 April 2017 the requirement for high points nomination will increase from 80 to 85 points.

This change is in response to the overall quota being achieved under the existing 80 points requirement.

This change will not affect applications lodged prior to this time. Applications for high points nomination received after this time will be refused if they do not meet the 85 points requirement.

High points and chain migration exclusions:

Effective immediately the following occupations on the Supplementary Skilled List are no longer available for high points or chain migration nomination:

  • 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