Skill select round results released August 23, 2017

The Results for skillselect round has been released. Here you can see the results and number of issued invitations in skillselect taken last August 23, 2017.

Table 1. Issued Invitation in skillselect on August 23, 2017

Visa Subclass Number of Invitations
Skilled- Independent (subclass 189) 1,000
Skilled-Regional Provisional (subclass 489) 133


As you can see in the table, the number of invitations for subclass 189 is higher than subclass 489. It shows that the number of applicants is opting to the skilled independent visa which does not require sponsorship by any person/employer, relatives or government or state.

See Table 2. Point scores and the visa dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 23 August 2017 invitation round.

Occupation Identification Description Points Score Visa date of Effect
2211 Accountants 75 14/07/2017 11:48 am
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 75 23/06/2017 11:04 am
2334 Electronics Engineer 70 22/08/2017 6:36 pm
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 65 13/12/2016 6:46 pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 70 07/08/2017 11:21 pm
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 70 11/05/2017 9:58 pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 65 20/01/2017 1:37 pm
2631 Computer Network Professionals 65 21/01/2017 1:02 pm


From 70 to 65 in the latest round for non pro rata occupations, but the Accountants and Auditors remain 75. Electronics Engineer, ICT Business and System Analysts, and Other Engineering professionals in 70 points.

Generally Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) (Points-tested) stream, applicants must meet the points test pass mark of 60 points.

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