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Migration Update : 08 July 2022


1. From 1 July 2022, nominating occupation & skills assessment are no longer required for 485 Graduate Work stream

Department of Home Affair issue explanatory statement about 485 visa changes. Nominating occupation & skills assessment are no longer required for Graduate Work stream application lodged between 1 July 2022 to 30 Jun 2023.

Suggested from SOL Migration, if you recently completed any single Diploma, apply another diploma or above to get 485 visa option.


2. Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) replacement stream policy come into effect

This visa is for current and former Temporary Graduate visa holders who lost time on their original visa due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. It lets you live, work and study in Australia temporarily.

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3. From 1 July 2022, the Job Ready Program (JRP) will move from a four step program to a three step program.

From 1 July 2022, JRP applications will be accepted for the new three step JRP process by selecting the JRP Program Registration and Eligibility option.

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