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 Category||2022-23 Planning levels||2023-24 Planning levels|
|Business Innovation & Investment||5,000||1,900|
|Global Talent (Independent)||5,000||5,000|
|Total Migration Program||195,000||190,000|
The sub-total numbers of the three (3) large categories of skilled, family and special eligibility streams are provided below:
- Skilled stream – 137,100 places
- Family stream – 52,500 places
- Special Eligibility stream – 400 places
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