2019/20 PROGRAM YEAR – STATE AND TERRITORY NOMINATION CEILINGS – Apportion of 491 (& 489) /190

Proposed allocation for FY 2019-20 in State/Territory nomination visa category

NewStars newly receives the State and Territory Nomination Ceilings for the 19/20 program year. The total ceiling increases more than 23% to 24188 compared to the last 18/19 program year. Most state /territory gains more spaces this year. The ceiling of WA jumps from 800 to 2500 this year.

Up to the end of November 2019, ACT has used more than 50% of its 190 quotas. SA has invited most 489/491, 1859. The remaining is about 50%.

The split of 190 and 491/489 for TAS is 4:6. And NSW allocates 52.2% of its quota to 190. For WA, it is 90%.

Figures in detail are shown in the tables below.

ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA TOTAL
190 1200 3000 400 1000 1250 1200 2500 2250 12800
489/491 200 2745 600 1000 3750 1800 1043 250 11388
TOTAL 1400 5745 1000 2000 5000 3000 3543 2500 24188
RANKING 7th 1st 8th 6th 2nd 4th 3rd 5th

Total nominations request for FY 2019-20

ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA TOTAL
19/20 TOTAL 1400 5745 1000 2000 5000 3000 3543 2500 24188
2018/19 TOTAL 1400 5250 1000 1500 4000 2500 3200 800 19650
↑/↓/- —— 9.43% —— 33.33% 25.00% 20.00% 10.72% 212.50% 23.09%

“Requested” VS “Allocated” (from federal Govt) during FY 2019-20 program year

ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491
Requested 1200 200 3000 2745 400 600 1000 1000 1250 3750 1200 1800 2500 1043 2250 250
Allocated 1200 200 3000 2745 400 600 1000 1000 1250 3750 1200 1800 2500 1043 2250 250
↑/↓/- —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— —— ——

INVITATIONS ISSUED DURING 2019-20 PROGRAM YEAR(up to the end of November 2019)

ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491 190 489/491
Issued 640 0+0 1011 765+0 157 218+7 661 114+0 689 1859+0 486 909+13 692 58+5 415 23+0
% 53% 0% 34% 28% 39% 38% 66% 11% 55% 50% 41% 51% 28% 6% 18% 9%
Remaining 560 200 1989 1980 243 375 339 886 561 1891 714 878 1808 980 1835 227
% 46.7% 100.0% 66.3% 72.1% 60.8% 62.5% 33.9% 88.6% 44.9% 50.4% 59.5% 48.8% 72.3% 94.0% 81.6% 90.8%
Ceilings 1200 200 3000 2745 400 600 1000 1000 1250 3750 1200 1800 2500 1043 2250 250

FY 2019/20 – State and Territory Nomination Ceilings

ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA TOTAL
190 1200 3000 400 1000 1250 1200 2500 2250 12800
85.7% 52.2% 40.0% 50.0% 25.0% 40.0% 70.6% 90.0% 52.9%
489/491 200 2745 600 1000 3750 1800 1043 250 11388
14.3% 47.8% 60.0% 50.0% 75.0% 60.0% 29.4% 10.0% 47.1%
TOTAL 1400 5745 1000 2000 5000 3000 3543 2500 24188