Western Australia 190 and 489 visa invitation statistics (source: Department of Home Affairs Skillselect) from 1 July 2017 to the end of May 2018:

 

Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190) visa1
Skilled – Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) visa0
Total1

 

Invitations will be issued to those with the highest ranking Expression of Interest by points score, subject to occupation ceilings.

 

Graduate stream

Source: Skilled Migration Western Australia

 

Summary of visa and state nomination requirements – mandatory for all primary visa applicants under this stream:

 

Studied in Western Australia at a Western Australian university for at least 2 years:

  • You lived in Western Australia during your relevant 2 year study period
  • Masters and PhD graduates will have access to all occupations on the Graduate occupation list
  • Bachelor and higher degree graduates will only be able to access some of the occupations on the Graduate occupation list
  • The university qualification you gain in Western Australia does not need to relate to the occupation you wish to nominate

 

Full -time job offer in your nominated occupation:

You must provide a contract employment contract for full-time employment for at least 12 months in Western Australia in the nominated (or closely related) occupation.

 

Closely related occupations are those sharing the first four digits of the ANZSCO occupation code. For example, the following are closing related occupations with the same first four digits 2211:

  • 221111 Accountant (General)
  • 221112 Management Accountant
  • 221113 Taxation Accountant

 

Age:

Primary applicant must be under 45 years of age at the time of invitation.

 

English requirement:

If your nominated occupation is under ANZSCO Major Occupation Group 1 (Managers) or Group 2 (Professionals) occupation, an English language level of Proficient English must be obtained. Otherwise, the primary applicant must have at least Competent English ability.

If you hold a passport from the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the United States, Canada and New Zealand are considered to have met the minimum English language requirement and are exempt from undertaking an English proficiency test.

 

Skilled occupation assessment:
The applicant must nominate a skilled occupation befitting their skills and qualifications which is identified on the Western Australian Skilled Occupation List​ for state nomination (unless you are applying as a PhD graduate and you have access to a wider list of eligible occupations – see below information). Potential applicants must have a current skills assessment completed by one of the Australian Authorised Assessment bodies.

 

Work experience:

You must have at least one year of Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation over the last 10 years, or at least three years of overseas work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation over the last 10 years.

This work experience requirement is waived for applicants with a Western Australian Masters or PhD qualification applying under this Graduate stream.

 

SkillSelect Points Test:
The applicant must score a minimum of 65 points on the SkillSelect Points Test (190 visa state nomination automatically achieves 5 points).

 

General stream – 190 visa

 

Summary of visa and state nomination requirements – mandatory for all primary visa applicants:

 

Full -time job offer in your nominated occupation:

You must provide a contract employment contract for full-time employment for at least 12 months in Western Australia in the nominated (or closely related) occupation.

 

Closely related occupations are those sharing the first four digits of the ANZSCO occupation code. For example, the following are closing related occupations with the same first four digits 2211:

 

  • 221111 Accountant (General)
  • 221112 Management Accountant
  • 221113 Taxation Accountant

 

Age:

Primary applicant must be under 45 years of age at the time of invitation.

 

English requirement:

If your nominated occupation is under ANZSCO Major Occupation Group 1 (Managers) or Group 2 (Professionals) occupation, an English language level of Proficient English must be obtained. Otherwise, the primary applicant must have at least Competent English ability.

If you hold a passport from the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the United States, Canada and New Zealand are considered to have met the minimum English language requirement and are exempt from undertaking an English proficiency test.

 

Skilled occupation assessment:
The applicant must nominate a skilled occupation befitting their skills and qualifications which is identified on the Western Australian Skilled Occupation List​ for state nomination (unless you are applying as a PhD graduate and you have access to a wider list of eligible occupations – see below information). Potential applicants must have a current skills assessment completed by one of the Australian Authorised Assessment bodies.

 

Work experience:

You must have at least one year of Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation over the last 10 years, or at least three years of overseas work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation over the last 10 years.

 

SkillSelect Points Test:
The applicant must score a minimum of 65 points on the SkillSelect Points Test (190 visa state nomination automatically achieves 5 points).

 

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General stream – 489 regional visa

 

Summary of visa and state nomination requirements – mandatory for all primary visa applicants:

 

Full -time job offer in your nominated occupation

You must provide a contract employment contract for full-time employment for at least 12 months in Western Australia in the nominated (or closely related) occupation, in an eligible regional area as defined by the following eligible postcode areas:

 

Western Australia
except Perth and
surrounding areas
6041 to 6044

6083 to 6084

6121 to 6126

6200 to 6799

 

Closely related occupations are those sharing the first four digits of the ANZSCO occupation code. For example, the following are closing related occupations with the same first four digits 2211:

 

  • 221111 Accountant (General)
  • 221112 Management Accountant
  • 221113 Taxation Accountant

 

Age:

Primary applicant must be under 45 years of age at the time of invitation.

 

English requirement:

If your nominated occupation is under ANZSCO Major Occupation Group 1 (Managers) or Group 2 (Professionals) occupation, an English language level of Proficient English must be obtained. Otherwise, the primary applicant must have at least Competent English ability.

 

Skilled occupation assessment:
The applicant must nominate a skilled occupation befitting their skills and qualifications which is identified on the Western Australian Skilled Occupation List​ for state nomination (unless you are applying as a PhD graduate and you have access to a wider list of eligible occupations – see below information). Potential applicants must have a current skills assessment completed by one of the Australian Authorised Assessment bodies.

 

Work experience:

You must have at least one year of Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation over the last 10 years, or at least three years of overseas work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation over the last 10 years.

 

SkillSelect Points Test 
The applicant must score a minimum of 65 points on the SkillSelect Points Test (190 visa state nomination automatically achieves 5 points).

 

WA Skilled Occupation List​

Source: Skilled Migration Western Australia

 

ANZSCO code​​​​      ​Skilled​ ​o​ccu​pationEligi​ble visas ​ ​    Status
190 visa**​489 visa**
252711AudiologistYAvailable
​253316GastroenterologistYY​Available
253111General PractitionerYAvailable
254111MidwifeY​Available
​253513​NeurosurgeonY​Y​Available​
​253913Obstetrician and Gynaecologist​Y​​YAvailable​
251412Orthoptist​Y​Y​​Available
​253515Otorhinolaryngologist​Y​Y​Available​
​253411Psychiatrist​Y​Y​Available​
​253918Radiation Oncologist​Y​Y​Available​
254413Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)​​Y​Available
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)​YAvailable​
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)YAvailable
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)YAvailable 
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)YAvailable
253323Rheumatologist​YYAvailable
251214Sonographer​Y​YAvailable
253521​Vascular Surgeon​YYAvailable

 

WA Graduate occupation list

Source: Skilled Migration Western Australia

 

ANZSCO code​Occupation List
Eligible Visas
​PhD and Masters graduates Bachelor and higher degree graduates​   Status

​190 visa**​489 visa**​ ​
​221111Accountant (General)
 Y
YYYAvailable
​233911​Aeronautical Engineer​YYYY​Available
​231111​Aeroplane PilotY​​Y​Y​Available
​234111​Agricultural Consultant​YY​​Y​Y​Available
​234112​Agricultural Scientist​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​411111​Ambulance Officer​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253211Anaesthetist​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​232111Architect​​Y​Y​YY​​Available
​252711​Audiologist​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​271111Barrister​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253312Cardiologist​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253512Cardiothoracic Surgeon​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​272111​Careers Counsellor​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​233111​Chemical Engineer​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​233211Civil Engineer​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253313Clinical Haematologist​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​272311Clinical Psychologist​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​252311​Dental Specialist​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​252312Dentist​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253911Dermatologist​​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​261312​Developer Programmer​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253917Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​241111Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher​​YY​Y​Y​​​Available
​233311Electrical Engineer​​YY​Y​Y​​​Available
​233411Electronics Engineer​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available​
​253912Emergency Medicine Specialist​​YYY​Y​​Available
​253315Endocrinologist ​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233915Environmental Engineer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​251311Environmental Health Officer​Y​Y​Y​​Available
​132211Finance Manager​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​222311Financial Investment Adviser​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​222312Financial Investment Manager​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
253316​Gastroenterologist​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253111​General Practitioner​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​234411Geologist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233212Geotechnical Engineer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​251511Hospital Pharmacist​Y​YY​Y​​Available
141311Hotel or Motel Manager​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​262112​ICT Security Specialist​YY​Y​Y​​Available
233511Industrial Engineer​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​251512Industrial Pharmacist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​411112​Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253317Intensive Care Specialist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233112Materials Engineer​​Y​YYY​​Available
​233512Mechanical Engineer​​YY​Y​​YAvailabl​e
​251211Medical Diagnostic Radiographer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​234611Medical Laboratory Scientist​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253314Medical Oncologist​​Y​YY​Y​​Available
​253999Medical Practitioners nec​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​241311​Middle School TeacherY​ Y​Y​Y​Available
​254111​Midwife​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
233916Naval Architect​YY​YY​​Available
​253318Neurologist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253513​Neurosurgeon​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​254211​Nurse Educator​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​254411Nurse Practitioner​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253913​Obstetrician and Gynaecologist​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​251312Occupational Health and Safety Adviser​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​252411Occupational Therapist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
253914Ophthalmologist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253514Orthopaedic Surgeon​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​252112Osteopath​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253515​Otorhinolaryngologist Y​YY​​Y​Available
253321Paediatrician​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253915Pathologist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​252511Physiotherapist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253517Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​252611Podiatrist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​241213Primary School Teacher​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233513​Production or Plant Engineer​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253411​PsychiatristY​​Y​Y​Y​Available
​272399Psychologists​ nec​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233213Quantity Surveyor​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253918​Radiation Oncologist​YY​​Y​Y​Available
​254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​254413​Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​254414​Registered Nurse (Community Health)​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​254415​Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
254416Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​254417Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​254421Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​254418Registered Nurse (Medical)​​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​254422​Registered Nurse (Mental Health)​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)​​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​254424Registered Nurse (Surgical)​​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​254499Registered Nurses nec​​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​272114Rehabilitation Counsellor​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​253322Renal Medicine Specialist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​132511Research and Development ManagerYY​Y​Y​Available​
​253112Resident Medical Officer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253323​Rheumatologist​YY​​Y​Y​Available
​241411Secondary School Teacher​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​272511Social Worker​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​261313​Software Engineer​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​271311Solicitor​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​241511Special Needs Teacher​​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​253311Specialist Physician (General Medicine)​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253399Specialist Physicians nec​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​252712Speech Pathologist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233214Structural Engineer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253511Surgeon (General)Y​Y​Y​Y​​Available
​232212Surveyor​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​241512Teacher of the Hearing Impaired​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​241513Teacher of the Sight Impaired​Y​Y​Y​Y​​Available
263311Telecommunications Engineer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​263312Telecommunications Network Engineer​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​253324Thoracic Medicine Specialist​​YY​Y​Y​​Available
​233215Transport Engineer​​YY​YY​Available
​232611Urban and Regional Planner​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​253518Urologist​YY​Y​Y​Available​
​253521​Vascular Surgeon​Y​Y​Y​Y​Available
​234711​VeterinarianY​Y​Y​Y​Available​

​141999​Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec​Y​Y​Y​Available
​224111Actuary​​YY​Y​Available
​252211​Acupuncturist​Y​Y​Y​Available
225111Advertising Specialist​YY​Y​​Available
261311Analyst Programmer​​YY​Y​​Available
​249211​Art Teacher (Private Tuition)​Y​Y​Y​Available
​212111Artistic Director​​YY​Y​​Available
​212212​Book or Script Editor​Y​Y​Y​Available
​141211​Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager​Y​Y​Available
​232213​Cartographer​Y​Y​Y​Available
​252111Chiropractor​​YY​Y​​Available
​222111Commodities Trader​​YY​Y​​Available
​221211Company Secretary​​YY​Y​​Available
​252299Complementary Health Therapists nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​234311Conservation Officer​Y​Y​​Available
​212411​Copywriter​Y​Y​Y​Available
​132111Corporate Services Manager​​YY​Y​​Available
​272199Counsellors nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​249212​Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)​Y​Y​Y​Available
211112​Dancer or Choreographer​Y​Y​Y​Available
​262111Database Administrator​​YY​Y​​Available
​251111Dietitian​​YY​Y​​Available
​212312Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)​​YY​Y​​Available
​249111Education Adviser​​YY​Y​​Available
​272312Educational Psychologist​​YY​Y​​Available
​233914Engineering Technologist​​YY​Y​Available​
​221213External Auditor​​YY​Y​​Available
​272113Family and Marriage Counsellor​​YY​Y​​Available
​212314​Film and Video Editor​YY​Y​​Available
​222112Finance Broker​​YY​Y​​Available
​222199Financial Brokers nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​222299Financial Dealers nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​222211Financial Market Dealer​​YY​Y​​Available
​224212Gallery or Museum Curator​​YY​Y​​Available
​232411Graphic Designer​​YY​Y​​Available
​224213Health Information Manager​​YY​Y​​Available
​251911​Health Promotion Officer​YY​Y​​Available
​223111Human Resource AdviserY​Y​​Available
​225211ICT Account Manager​​YY​Y​​Available
​261111ICT Business Analyst​​YY​Y​​Available
​225212ICT Business Development Manager​​YY​Y​​Available
​263211ICT Quality Assurance Engineer​Y​Y​Y​Available​
​225213ICT Sales Representative​​YY​Y​​Available
​263212ICT Support Engineer​​YY​Y​​Available
​263213​ICT Systems Test Engineer​YY​Y​​Available
​224999Information and Organisation Professionals nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​232511Interior Designer​​YY​Y​​Available
​221214Internal Auditor​​YY​Y​​Available
​212499Journalists and Other Writers nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​271299Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​139913Laboratory Manager​​YY​Y​​Available
​224511Land Economist​​YY​Y​Available
​232112Landscape Architect​YY​Y​​Available
​224912Liaison Officer​Y​Y​Available​
​224611​Librarian​Y​Y​Y​Available
​221112​Management AccountantY​Y​Y​​Available
​224711Management Consultant​​YY​Y​​Available
​225112Market Research Analyst​Y​Y​​Available
​225113Marketing Specialist​​YY​Y​​Available
​224112Mathematician​​YY​Y​​Available
​211212Music Director​​YY​Y​​Available
​211299Music Professionals nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​249214​Music Teacher (Private Tuition)​Y​Y​Y​Available
​252213​Naturopath​Y​Y​Y​Available
​212412Newspaper or Periodical Editor​​YY​Y​​Available
​272313Organisational Psychologist​​YY​Y​​Available
​224914Patents Examiner​​YY​Y​​Available
​234914Physicist ^​YY​Y​​Available
​224412Policy AnalystY​Y​​Available
​132411Policy and Planning Manager​Y​Y​​Available
​212413Print Journalist​​YY​Y​​Available
​249299Private Tutors and Teachers nec​YY​Y​​Available
​212315Program Director (Television or Radio)​​YY​Y​​Available
​272314Psychotherapist​​YY​Y​​Available
​131114​Public Relations Manager​Y​Y​Available
224214Records Manager​YY​Y​Available​
​223112Recruitment Consultant​​YY​Y​​Available
​251513Retail Pharmacist​Y​Y​Y​​Available
​272499Social Professionals nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​261314​Software TesterY​Y​​Y​Available
​241599​Special Education Teachers nec​YY​Y​​Available
​212316Stage Manager​​YY​Y​​Available
​222213Stockbroking Dealer​​YY​Y​​Available
​272115Student Counsellor​​YY​Y​​Available
​262113Systems Administrator​​YY​Y​​Available
​261112Sys​tems Analyst​YY​Y​​Available
​221113Taxation Accountant​​YY​Y​​Available
​249311​Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages​YY​Y​​Available
​212317Technical Director​​YY​Y​​Available
​225499Technical Sales Representatives nec​​YY​Y​​Available
​212415​Technical Writer​Y​Y​Y​Available
​212416Television Journalist​​YY​Y​​Available
​252214​Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner​Y​Y​Y​Available
​224512Valuer​​YY​Y​​Available
​212318Video Producer​​YY​Y​​Available
​261212​Web Developer​YY​​Y​Available
​234213Wine Maker​Y​Y​Available

 

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Vivek

Hello, I have a question regarding the job offer. I have a job offer from Fremantle for 12 months. I’m looking for state nomination from WA. I have total 65 points including state nomination and my English score is 6.5 band. Positive ACS under 261312 ​Developer Programmer
Could you please suggest me if there is any chance of getting the nomination to approve?

Charu

Hello i have just applied for state nomination in wa with 200$ fee and i have provided them contract of 12 month employment. Will i get invitation for 190. Because i have 70 points and i got mail from them to apply for state nomination.