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IMMI 15/112 Determinations/Other as made
This determination operates to specify the fixed maximum number of visas that may be granted within the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 for Skilled Independent visas, Skilled Sponsored visas and Skilled Regional Sponsored visas.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 18 Sep 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Oct-2015
Tabled Senate12-Oct-2015


Commonwealth of Australia

Migration Act 1958

DETERMINATION OF THE FIXED MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SPECIFIED SKILLED VISAS THAT MAY BE GRANTED IN THE 2015-2016 FINANCIAL YEAR 2015

(Section 85)

I, MICHAELIA CASH, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under section 85 of the Migration Act 1958 (the Act):

1.             REVOKE Instrument IMMI 10/023, signed on 23 June 2010 (F2010L01599);

2.             DETERMINE that, in accordance with the following table, for the subclasses of visa specified in Column A, for the purpose of the prescribed criteria for a subclass of visa as specified in Column B, the maximum number of visas that are to be granted in the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016, must not exceed the number specified in Column C:

COLUMN A

Subclass of visa

COLUMN B

Criterion in Schedule 2 of the Migration Regulations 1994

COLUMN C

Maximum number of visas

Subclass 175 Skilled – Independent visa

Paragraph 175.228(a)

219

Subclass 176 Skilled – Sponsored visa

Paragraph 176.229(a)

36

Subclass 475 Skilled – Regional Sponsored visa

Paragraph 475.229(a)

29

3.             This Instrument, IMMI 15/112, commences on 22 September 2015.

Dated: 14 September 2015

Michaelia Cash

MICHAELIA CASH

Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection