In the year 2018, there has been lots of changes made in Engineers Australia. It is a skill assessment authority constitutes of all the Engineer occupations which are mentioned on the Federal as well as State Occupation list of Australia. Changes like extension of fast-track time, alteration in fees, and Code of Ethics are the principal focus among the updates. If you’re from Engineer discipline and has the desire of settling in Australia, you have to keep a check on all the necessary rules and revisions done by Engineers Australia.
With the latest changes and increase in score of Australian points system, skilled migration to Australia has become tougher. In midst of this chaos, the introduction of new skilled migration stream in Western Australia has come as glimmer of home for the immigrants who want to settle in Australia. W.e.f, 25th September 2018, the applicants have the chance to settle in WA under the Graduate stream.
The visa applicants, whose occupation is available on the Western Australia skilled occupation list, may consider applying for Western Australia state nomination. To eligible to apply, you must have minimum work experience of one year in your field and your occupation should be available on the WASMOL list. The interesting candidates can apply for the state program through Skilled sponsored visa subclass 190 and skilled Regional provisional visa subclass 489.
From 28th September 2018, the removal of certain occupation from the Northern Inland region of NSW has taken place. Peri- operative Registered Nurse (254423) and Surgical Registered Nurse (254424) have been eliminated from the Northern Inland Regional Development Australia occupation list. From now onward, the candidates from both the occupations are no longer eligible to apply for NSW State nomination.