South Australia has announced a detailed list for various occupations which will be eligible to get nomination for SC 190 visa or SC 491 visa starting from 08:00 AM of 08th Feb 2021. Timing of 08:00 AM on 08th FEB might represent lucky number for certain country or community and we all welcome this detailed list from South Australia which will surely help lot of eligible applicants to settle down in Australia.
South Australia is first state who has announced such a huge detailed list contaminating many occupations in different fields starting from business till agriculture till hospitality. So, in general South Australian Migration team has done a great job of sending message out that South Australia is open for all, come and show us your commitment to contribute to economy and society in South Australia in a positive manner and do expect us to look after you and your family as applicable.
Now, with such a detailed occupations list from South Australia, what one can expect if they fall under occupation of a GENERAL ACCOUNTANT. As most of us are aware of, General Accountant has been on 95/100 points since Jan 2020 and been looked as an occupation of high disrespect where students have been suffering badly mentally as well as physically as why did they choose accounting as their career. South Australia has announced some relief for such applicants who are living and/or working in this occupation with in South Australia. Start up point has been shows at 65 points.
Location of Applicant
SC 190 / 491
Competent (6 each band)
Getting invitation at 65 would be highly impossible as we do expect huge surge in application under SC 190 and/or SC 491 nomination from South Australia. What we will encourage applicants, is to make sure that at first time itself they put their best foot forward. What does that mean, it means to make sure you gather all possible points in terms of PY / NAATI / ENGLISH / PARTNER POINTS / WORK EXPERIENCE before lodging your EOI and with South Australia. Pool of applicants is going to be very strong and competitive. There might be 100s of applicants at same point score so who got edge in terms of being single or married, who got positive skills assessment, better English, better work experience etc will play major role in final nomination outcome.
There are certain crieteria which one has to ssatisfy in order to become eligible to get nomination from South Australia. They are listed as below apart from deailed nomiation criteria which can be available HERE.
190 eligibility – Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 24 months in Greater Adelaide or the last 12 months in outer regional South Australia
491 eligibility – Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 12 months in South Australia
Occupations with the same Skills Assessing Authority are closely related occupations Available through the Talent and Innovators program
Waivers and exemptions are available for long-term residents and applicants living and working in outer regional South Australia
Due to high demand for this occupation a positive outcome is not guarantee.
SA Graduate pathway:
• Have completed a Bachelor Degree or higher qualification, and
• Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 12 months in South Australia
• You may only be offered 190 nomination if you are claiming points for Australian work experience in your SkillSelect Expression of Interest
Occupations with the same Skills Assessing Authority are closely related occupations
No work experience required for the following SA graduates if applying through the Talent and Innovators program:
• PhD or Masters by Research degree and Proficient English overall or higher
• GPA of 6.0 or higher in Masters by Coursework degree and Proficient Plus English overall or higher
• First Class Honours in a dedicated Honours year and Proficient Plus English overall or higher
• GPA of 6.0 or higher in a Bachelor degree and Proficient Plus English overall or higher
Due to high demand for this occupation a positive outcome is not guaranteed
Overall, South Australia has opened up a ray of hope for huge number of accounting students who are currently in South Australia to able to explore their future pathway. Please make sure you got all your documents ready in order to apply on 08th FEB 2021 from 08:00 AM onward.