Austraia Skillselect Invitation Round held on 11 August

Austraia Skillselect Invitation Round held on 11 August

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The Australian government has finally released the details regarding its 11th August SkillSelect Invitation Round. However, the candidates who were expecting a massive number of Invitations from the August round may have to wait for some more time to witness the same.

Find below more details about the latest Invitation round that invites the foreign skilled workers.

August 2019 Invitation Round by DHA

The invitation round followed the 11th-day trend of the rounds announced by Australia a few months back. Now, in this round, Australia issued 100 invitations for a Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and the same number of invites were sent to the Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489).


SkillSelect Invitation round on August 11, 2019

Visa subclass Number of Invitations   Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)  100 85
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 100  80

For Subclass 189 visa, the minimum score requirement was 85 points, while it was 80 points for Subclass 489 visa.

SkillSelect Invitations issued in 2019-20 program year

The Australian government has issued a total of 1,300 invitations in two draws so far in the program year 2019-2020. All these invites have been sent to the candidates of both General Skilled Migration (GSM) Visa categories. Out of the total number of invites issued this program year, 1,100 went to candidates under Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189), while 200 invites went to Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) applicants.

Click here to see the complete list of SkillSelect Invitation Rounds 2019

11 August 2019 Invitation Round- Pro-rata occupations

Find below the points requirement, date of effect, etc. for the pro-rata occupations:

Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
2211 Accountants 90 20/07/2019 8:54 PM
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries, and Corporate Treasurers 85 11/03/2019 7:14 PM
2334 Electronics Engineer 85 15/07/2019 2:50 PM
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 85 31/07/2019 3:21 PM
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 90 7/08/2019 4:41 PM
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 85 30/07/2019 12:04 PM
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85 31/07/2019 7:57 PM
2631 Computer Network Professionals 80 14/07/2019 8:37 PM


Subclass 189 visa invitations were relatively high (1,000 invites) in the July Invitation round, however, the Department of Home Affairs Australia decided against to issue the high number of invites this time around and hence, just issued 100 invitations under Subclass 189 visa.

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