More occupations available for overseas workers
On Wednesday 2nd January, 2019 the Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA II), came into effect in the Northern Territory on January 1. The program is targeted at recruiting skilled migrants to the territory, and increases the number of occupations available to overseas workers.
More details to come shortly …
Northern Territory: Re-opened for skilled nomination
As announced last month the Northern Territory have re-opened their skilled nomination visas from July 1st, 2017.
Eligible Occupations – NT Skilled visas
Applicants can seek to be nominated for either a Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa or Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 489) visa if they meet the NT nomination criteria. The nomination criteria includes meeting the points test for a GSM visa, but also with having an eligible occupation on the NT list.
There have been some changes from the NT’s 2016-2017 occupation list. It is important to confirm that if you were eligible previously, that you may still be now.
The eligible occupations for NT nomination are detailed below.
|132111||Corporate Services Manager|
|321212||Diesel Motor Mechanic|
|272112||Drug & Alcohol Counsellor|
|241111||Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher|
|272113||Family & Marriage Counsellor|
|212419||Journalist & other writers (nec)|
|251211||Medical Diagnostic Radiographer|
|251212||Medical Radiation Therapist|
|321211||Motor Mechanic (General)|
|212412||Newspaper or Periodical Editor|
|251213||Nuclear Medicine Technologist|
|134212||Nursing Clinical Director|
|134213||Primary Health Organisation Manager|
|225311||Public Relations Professional|
|254412||Registered Nurse (Aged Care)|
|254413||Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)|
|254414||Registered Nurse (Community Health)|
|254415||Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency)|
|254416||Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)|
|254417||Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation)|
|254421||Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)|
|254418||Registered Nurse (Medical)|
|254422||Registered Nurse (Mental Health)|
|254425||Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)|
|254423||Registered Nurse (Perioperative)|
|254424||Registered Nurse (Surgical)|
|254499||Registered Nurses (nec)|
|253112||Resident Medical Officer|
|321214||Small Engine Mechanic|
|272499||Social Professionals (nec)|
|134214||Welfare Centre Manager|
Are you eligible?
If you would like to discuss whether you are eligible for NT nomination please Contact Us.
The Northern Territory Government have made the following announcement.
Suspension of offshore General Skilled Migration nominations by the Northern Territory until 1 July 2017
The Northern Territory has temporarily suspended nomination applications for Subclass 489 and Subclass 190 visas where the applicants are not in the Northern Territory.
Where applicants are not in the Northern Territory and a Migration NT file number has not been issued (eg BSM2017/XXXX) the applications will not be processed.
Applicants are encouraged to reapply after 1 July 2017.
Applicants in the Northern Territory are unaffected by the suspension.
If you would like to discuss your options, for the NT or anywhere else, or you have any questions please Contact Us.
The Northern Territory announced some amendments to their nominated occupation list on April 14th, 2016. To discuss how this may impacts you, and your ability to apply for the below please get in touch:
- Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) Visa
- Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 489) Visa
If you want to discuss this then please Contact us ASAP.
The information on this website is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on relevant matters. It is not intended to be comprehensive nor does it constitute immigration or legal advice. You are advised to seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content contained in this website