Invitation Round – 189, 491 – April 2022

Skilled Migration Invitation

Below is the data published by the Department of Home Affairs for the skilled migration invitation round of April of 2022.

It outlines the occupations invited under the Subclass 189 and Subclass 491 (Family Sponsored) visa programs, along with the minimum point score required to have received an invitation in said round.

Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)

OccupationLowest Point ScoreOccupationLowest Point Score
Child Care Centre Manger90Psychologists nec90
Chiropractor90Registered Nurse (Aged Care)85
Clinical Psychologist90Registered Nurse (Community Health)90
Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist95Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)90
Early Childhood85Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)90
Emergency Medicine Specialist90Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)90
General Practitioner90Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)90
Intensive Care Specialist90Registered Nurse (Medical)90
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer90Registered Nurse (Mental Health)90
Medical Laboratory Scientist90Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)90
Medical Practitioners nec90Registered Nurse (Perioperative)90
Midwife90Registered Nurse (Surgical)90
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist90Registered Nurse nec85
Occupational Therapist90Secondary School Teacher90
Ophthalmologist100Social Worker85
Optometrist90Special Needs Teacher95
Orthopaedic Surgeon95Specialist Physician (General Medicine)90
Orthotist or Prosthetist90Specialist Physicians nec90
Paediatrician90Speech Pathologist90
Physiotherapist90University Lecturer90
Primary Health Organisation Manager90



Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491)

OccupationLowest Point ScoreOccupationLowest Point Score
Agricultural Consultant65Other Spatial Scientist75
Agricultural Scientist75Physicist85
Biotechnologist75Registered Nurse (Aged Care)65
Chemical Engineer65Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)65
Chemist70Registered Nurse (Community Health)75
Child Care Centre Manager70Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)65
Clinical Psychologist75Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)70
Early Childhood Teacher (Pre-primary School)75Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)75
Environmental Consultant75Registered Nurse (Medical)65
Environmental Manager75Registered Nurse (Mental Health)70
Environmental Research Scientist85Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)65
Environmental Scientist nec85Registered Nurse (Perioperative)65
Food Technologist85Registered Nurse (Surgical)65
Life Scientist (General)75Registered Nurse nec65
Life Scientists nec70Secondary School Teacher65
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer70Social Worker75
Medical Laboratory Scientist65Special Education Teachers nec85
Microbiologist65Special Needs Teacher75
Midwife70Speech Pathologist75
Occupational Therapist70University Lecturer70

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Note that such data will vary between invitation rounds as monthly intakes and levels of interest vary.

It is thus merely indicative of trends within the Australian skilled migration scheme.

If you are planning your own Australian permanent residency journey, it is critical that you receive professional advice from a legal practitioner.

Contact Visa Plan Migration Lawyers should you wish to discuss your visa matter!


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