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Update for Victoria State Nominations, Australia

Published Date: 19th October 2021

Through their latest round of invitations held in October, Australia is regaining momentum with inviting skilled workers under their state and regional nomination programs.

In the month of October Victoria released details for their latest invitation round held under their subclass 190, Skilled Migration Program. A total of 170 invitations were issued against the submission of Registration of Interest. For this round 62% invites were handed out for non-health sectors. Below mentioned is the list of the Top Occupations in each sector and lowest points considered for invitation.




Advanced Manufacturing


1.      Mechanical Engineering

2.      Engineering Technologist

3.      Electrical Engineer



1.      Food technologist

2.      Mechanical Engineer

3.      Engineering Technologist



1.      Medical Practitioners NEC

2.      Resident Medical Officer/Physiotherapist

3.      Occupational Therapist

Life Sciences


1.      Secondary School Teacher

2.      Food technologist

3.      Chemist Engineer

Medical Research


1.      Software Engineer

2.      Biomedical Engineer/Industrial Engineer/Life Sciences NEC

New Energy, Emissions, Reduction, Circular Economy


1.      Electrical Engineer

2.      Mechanical Engineer

3.      Developer Programmer/Engineering Technologist


Victoria has now opened applications for interested candidates to submit a Registration of Interest (ROI). The below mentioned occupations will be considered for future invitation rounds and if your job falls under any of the following, you can submit a ROI.

  • Health
  • Medical Research
  • Life Sciences
  • Digital
  • Agri-Food
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • New energy, emissions reduction, and circular economy

For Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program of 2021-22, the Department of Home Affairs has made following allocations for different subclasses.

  • 3500 nominations for Subclass 190
  • 500 nominations for Subclass 491

If you haven’t already applied for Victoria’s state nomination, now is the right time to do so. For more such information and news visit our website