Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489)
The Central West Skills Occupation List 2018-2019
IMPORTANT: DO NOT REGISTER WITH RDACW UNTIL THE NEW 2019/2020 CENTRAL WEST OCCUPATION IS POSTED. The new list will be posted by 5th August 2019.
Registrations for occupations that are not on the 2019/2020 list will not be accepted.
CHANGES TO THE SKILLED REGIONAL VISA PROGRAM: The Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs advised that two new skilled regional provisional visas will be introduced from November this year. For more information on the changes read here.
Due to the new Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa, Round One will be a short referral process in line with Department of Home Affairs new visa commencement date.
RDACW processing dates for Round One will be adhered to:
- Registration open 5th August and close by 9th August
- Full applications will be required within 7 days following an ‘Invitation to Apply’
- RDACW referrals will close 9th September
For a map of the RDA Central West region go to RDACW region map.
RDA Central West have a two-step process for applying for the Skilled Regional 489 Visa nomination. The two-step process will assist RDACW in managing the number of applications received against referral places for occupations. Occupations will be closed as referral places are filled. RDACW has limited referral places available for each occupation listed.