Australia increased Skilled Visa places in Migration Program planning levels 2022-23

Australia increased Migration Program planning levels 2022-23

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As per the 2022-23 Migration Program, Australia is aiming to further boost its economic recovery in the post-pandemic environment and have a plan to allot 160,000 visa places with the following composition: 

  • Skilled: 109,900 places (improve Australia s productive economic capacity and fill labour shortages)
  • Family: 50,000 places (mostly Partner Visas)
  • Special Eligibility: 100 places (for people with special circumstances)

However, the government has significantly increased the visa places for skilled visa streams for 2022-23, i.e., from 79,600 to 109,900. 

Migration Program Planning Levels as part of the 2022-23 Federal Budgets

Visa Stream

Visa Category

2021-22

2022-23

Skill








Skill Total

Employer Sponsored

Skilled Independent

Regional

State/Territory Nominated

Business Innovation & Investment

Global Talent (Independent)

Distinguished Talent




22,000

6,500

11,200

11,200

13,500

15,000

200


79,600

30,000

16,652

25,000

20,000

9,500

8,448

300


109,900

Family









Family Total

Partner*

(Demand driven: estimate, not subject to a ceiling)

Parent

Child*

(Demand driven: estimate, not subject to a ceiling)

Other Family

72,300



4,500

3,000

500




77,300**

40,500



6,000

3,000

500




50,000

Special Eligibility

 

100

100

Total Migration Program

 

160,000

160,000


If you are interested in moving to Australia via the most suitable Skilled visa program, you may connect with our team of Australia visa and immigration advisors on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or write to us at info@visasavenue.com.