Immigration SA – High Points category update

Immigration SA announced that the following steps will be taken: 

–    Once we are close to reaching the ‘high points’ category quota, the minimum points requirement will be automatically increased to 90 points.
–    Once the quota is reached, the ‘high points’ category will be closed for the rest of the 17/18 program year (until 30 June 2018). Notification of this closure will be posted on our website.


From 19 February 2018 the occupations listed below are no longer available for nomination under the high points category (this applies to applications submitted on or after 19 February 2018):

132211 Finance Manager

221111 Accountant (General)

221112 Management Accountant

221113 Taxation Accountant

221213 External Auditor

222112 Finance Broker

222199 Financial Brokers nec

222211 Financial Market Dealer

222299 Financial Dealers nec 

222311 Financial Investment Adviser

222312 Financial Investment Manager

225113 Marketing Specialist

The other three categories for accessing the SSL and Special Conditions occupations will still be available for applications.

This information was first published by Migration Institute of Australia Limited.