Newsletter 94 - Vision Overseas Group

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RDA Riverina Update

RDA Riverina is no longer able to accept applications for this visa for the remainder of the 2021-2022 program year. Our allocation of nominated positions, provided by NSW Government has now been filled.

VETASSESS  Updates

From June 1, all successful applicants under the occupations of Baker and Pastrycook who apply for a Pathway 1 skills assessment for migration purposes will receive a new Certificate III qualification.

This will ensure applicants have the most up-to-date qualification.

The new qualifications are:

1.      Bread baker (ANZSCO: 351111) will receive the qualification FBP30421 Certificate III in Bread Baking

2.      Baker (ANZSCO: 351111) will receive the FBP30521 Certificate III in Baking

3.      Pastrycook (ANZSCO: 351112) will receive the FBP30321 Certificate III in Cake and Pastry 

NT DAMA Occupation List Updated

The NT DAMA occupations list is reviewed and updated annually by agreement between the NT Government and the Australian Government.

Updated list can be found here

Western Australia 2022-23 Program Change

·       Commencing in the 2022-23 program year people residing overseas are now eligible to be considered for Western Australia (WA) State nomination.

·       Invitations to apply for WA State nomination will be via the ranking system, giving preference to applicants currently residing in WA, followed by those residing in Australia and then those residing overseas.

·       The 2022-23 updated Western Australian State nomination criteria is now available.

·       The 2022-23 program year will also provide candidates the opportunity to access an expanded, more extensive, Graduate occupation list under the Graduate stream. With over 300 occupations becoming available.

·       The expanded Graduate occupation list will become available in 2022-23 and is outlined in the new 2022-23 WA State nomination  combined occupation list. An easy-to-follow table of the occupations available under the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list – schedule 1 and 2 and the Graduate occupation list.

·       Invitations to apply for WA State nomination under the new Graduate Occupation list will not commence until the 2022-23 program year.