Interim program restrictions remain in place. The program is expected to re-open to general applications in late January with updated requirements.
SKILLED MIGRATION PROGRAM
Tasmania has now received its full nomination quota for the 2020 – 21 program year. The full allocation is made up of:
Subclass 491 – 1400 places
Subclass 190 – 1000 places
Business migration – 45 places
Approximately 25% of skilled visa nomination places have been used.
Migration Tasmania is currently adjusting selection requirements and policies to reflect the expectations and priorities set out by the Department of Home Affairs, with the expectation of opening to general applications in late January 2021. Until this time, the interim program arrangements below will continue to operate.
BUSINESS MIGRATION PROGRAM
What does this mean for Subclass 188 and 132 visa nomination applications?
As Business Migration program reopens, all new business nominations must be of high quality that support Australia’s COVID-19 recovery effort.
What does this mean for prospective business investors?
Migration Tasmania is seeking interest from high calibre business investors who can make a significant contribution to Tasmania’s economy. We are looking for business proposals which display some of the following key attributes:
- Investment in a regional area (which generally excludes Hobart CBD and suburbs)
- Generation and/or retention of local jobs for Tasmanians.
- Investment in key sector/s that will benefit Tasmania’s economy which may include:
- Aquaculture, Agriculture and Agribusiness
- Minerals and Mining
- Forestry and Timber
- Antarctic and Marine Science
- Information and Communication Technology
- Creative Industry
- Community Infrastructures that enhance a region’s liveability
- Renewal Energy
- Bio Renewal/Waste Recycle
- Food production
- Generation of significant flow-on opportunities for other sectors and/or economic growth
- Partnership with at least one Tasmanian business partner who is a permanent resident or an Australian citizen.
- Transfer of new capital investment
- Expansion of trade in Tasmanian goods and/or services
- Development of export markets for Tasmanian products or replacement of imports
- Introduction of new skills, expertise, technologies or innovations that are currently unavailable in Tasmania.
- Environmentally sustainable initiatives that build on Tasmania’s established environmental principles.
Prospective applicants can show interest by completing a short “intention to apply” form, providing details of their background, experience and plans. Migration Tasmania will contact those with the best value proposition and invite them to provide full application details.
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