Migration Planning Levels for 2023-24

Migration Planning Levels

Australian Government announced its first full Budget for the upcoming financial year on 9 May 2023. The planning level for the 2023-24 permanent Migration Program was handed down today with the total number of places set at 190,000.

The breakdown of the total number by the visa categories is provided as below:

Visa Category2022-23 Planning levels2023-24 Planning levels
Employer Sponsored35,00036,825
Skilled Independent32,10030,375
State/Territory Nominated31,00030,400
Business Innovation & Investment5,0001,900
Global Talent (Independent)5,0005,000
Distinguished Talent300300
Skill Total142,400137,100
Other Family500500
Family Total52,50052,500
Special Eligibility100400
Total Migration Program195,000190,000


The sub-total numbers of the three (3) large categories of skilled, family and special eligibility streams are provided below:


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