High points requirements for Accountants, Company Secretaries, Auditors etc

On 6 September 2017 the Department of Immigration and Border Protection announced results for September 2017 skills select invitation No. 6.

Below is a little table of invitations showing actual points accepted for invitations.

A decrease in the number of invitations in previous rounds was apparent.

During the current round, 1750 Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) and 46 Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) visas were issued. This is a drop from the number of invitations issued in the last two rounds.

Visa subclass                                   Jul    Aug     Sept Total

Skilled – Independent (subclass 189)                      2000    2000         1750     5750

Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489)           210       256            46         512

Total                                                                      2210      2256         1796      6262

 

Point scores for the pro rata occupations in the 06 September 2017 invitation round remained at least 65.

Occupation

Identification     Description                      Points score

2211                   Accountants                                                          85

2212                  Auditors, Company Secretaries                            75

                           and Corporate Treasurers

2334                 Electronics Engineer                                              65

2335                 Industrial, Mechanical and                                      70   

                            Production Engineers

2339                 Other Engineering Professionals                            70

2611                   ICT Business and System Analysts                         70

2613                  Software and Applications Programmers               65

2631                  Computer Network Professionals                           65