Queensland Is Looking For International Postgraduates For Skilled Migration

2020-06-17 09:59


The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program 190 and 491 visa invitation statistics (source: Department of Home Affairs Skill select) from 1 July 2019 to the end of March 2020 is shown in the following table:
Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190) 1,000
Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa

(subclass 491)
Total 1,114

Queensland state government sponsorship has three separate pathways depending on visa applicants:
(Source: Business & Skilled Migration Queensland)

1) Working in Australia or in Queensland
2) Outside of Australia
3) Visa applicants that hold a Queensland Postgraduate qualification (Master or PhD)
BSMQ criteria requires you to satisfy specialisation or other requirements for certain occupations.

Especially, Computer and Information Technology (IT) related occupations are required minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland). However, Certain exemptions to this requirement may apply to Queensland Postgraduates (Alumni).

A Master degree student or PhD Alumni at a University in Queensland

Queensland is seeking to attract highly skilled and employable international postgraduate alumni, in target occupations which are difficult to fill from the local labour market. Queensland makes nominations for eligible Master’s and PhD graduates under the Skilled Nomination (Permanent) visa (subclass 190), which allows you to live and work in Queensland permanently.

(*To be eligible for Queensland nomination, you must meet both Australian Department of Home Affairs (HA) criteria and Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) criteria)

Graduates of a Queensland Masters degree (BSMQ Criteria)

QSOL Masters Graduate List
- Masters degree at a Queensland-based institution 
- Graduated in the last two years (This qualification must be related to your nominated occupation)
- Current full-time employment (min. 35 hours p/w)
- Job offer : Minimum of 12 months (min. 35 hours p/w)
*Qualification and employment must be related to your nominated occupation or a closely related occupation.

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