28 June 2018 Pool and pass mark increase

Pool and pass mark increase from 60 to 65 for the following three subclasses where an application is made on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given on or after 1 July 2018:

  • Skilled-Independent (Permanent) (Class SI) Subclass 189
  • Skilled-Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN) Subclass 190
  • Skilled-Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) Subclass 489

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Transitional provisions 

For visa applications made on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given on or after 1 July 2018 the pool and pass mark will be 65.

For visa applications made before, on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given prior to 1 July the pool and pass mark remains at 60.

pre-existing pool and pass marks for outstanding applications for the following repealed visa subclasses:

  • Subclass 175 (Skilled-Independent) visa
  • Subclass 176 (Skilled-Sponsored) visa
  • Subclass 475 (Skilled-Regional Sponsored) visa
  • Subclass 487 (Skilled-Regional Sponsored) visa
  • Subclass 885 (Skilled-Independent) visa; and
  • Subclass 886 (Skilled-Sponsored) visa

Implementation as  1 July 2018. https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2012L01317

 

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