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IMMI 17/059 Other as made
This instrument operates to specify bodies (known as Regional Certifying Bodies) to advise the Minister for the purpose of employer nominations of applicants for a Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa. The matters which these bodies may advise the Minister in relation to include whether there is a genuine need for the employer to employ the person and whether the position could be filled by an Australian citizen or permanent resident who is living in the same local area.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 05 Nov 2017
Registered 13 Nov 2017
Tabled HR 04 Dec 2017
Tabled Senate 15 Nov 2017
Date of repeal 18 Mar 2018
Repealed by Migration (IMMI 18/037: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2018
Table of contents.

 

Migration (IMMI 17/059: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2017

 

 

I, Peter Dutton, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, make the following instrument.

Dated:              5 November 2017                   

THE HON PETER DUTTON MP

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1 – Preliminary                                                                                                      1

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Part 2 – Specification of Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Australia         2

6  Regional Certifying Bodies...................................................................................................... 2

7  Regional Australia.................................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1 – Regional Certifying Bodies                                                                     3

Schedule 2 Regional Australia                                                                                   7

Schedule 3 Repeals                                                                                                    10

                         Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes 2016/045                          10

                      

 

 

                                                                    


Part 1 – Preliminary

1  Name

(1)   This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 17/059: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2017.

(2)   This instrument may be cited as IMMI 17/059.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 17 November 2017.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(ii)(F) and subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.


 

Part 2 – Specification of Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Australia

6  Regional Certifying Bodies

For sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(ii)(F) of the Regulations, each body mentioned  in Schedule 1 is specified.

7  Regional Australia

For the definition of regional Australia in subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations, each part of a State or Territory that comes within the postcode mentioned in Schedule 2 for that State or Territory is specified.


 

 

Schedule 1 – Regional Certifying Bodies

 

STATE or TERRITORY

BODY

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

ACT Economic Development Directorate

NEW SOUTH WALES

Industry and Investment NSW

Central NSW - Regional Development Australia, Central West Inc

Central NSW - Regional Development Australia, Orana Inc

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Hunter Inc

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Northern Inland Inc

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Northern Rivers Inc

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Mid North Coast Inc

Eastern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Central Coast Inc

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Southern Inland Inc

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Illawarra Inc

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Murray Inc

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Far South Coast

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Riverina Inc

Western NSW - Regional Development Australia, Far West Inc

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

QUEENSLAND

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Brisbane)

South East Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Gold Coast)

South East Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Sunshine Coast)

South West Qld - Maranoa Regional Council

South West Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Toowoomba)

Central Qld - Central Western Queensland Remote Area Planning and Development Board

Central Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Rockhampton and Central Qld)

Central Qld - Mount Isa Chamber of Commerce

Central Qld - Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Limited

North Qld - Cairns Chamber of Commerce

North Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Cairns and Far North Qld)

North Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Mackay)

North Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Townsville and North Qld)

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Department of State Development

TASMANIA

Department of State Growth

VICTORIA

Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Ballarat)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Bendigo)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Geelong)

 Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Mildura)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Shepparton)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Traralgon)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Wangaratta)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Wodonga)

Ballarat City Council

Greater Geelong City Council

Swan Hill Rural City Council

Rural City of Wangaratta City Council

Warrnambool City Council

Wimmera Development Association Inc

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Department of Training and Workforce Development

RDA Goldfields Esperance

 


 

Schedule 2— Regional Australia

 

AREA

POSTCODES INCLUSIVE

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

All postcodes in the Australian Capital Territory

NEW SOUTH WALES

(Excluding Sydney Newcastle and Wollongong)

2250 to 2251

2256 to 2263

2311 to 2312

2328 to 2411

2415

2420 to 2490

2536 to 2551

2575 to 2594

2618 to 2739

2787 to 2898

NORFOLK ISLAND

All postcodes in Norfolk Island

NORTHERN TERRITORY

All postcodes in the Northern Territory

QUEENSLAND

(Excluding the greater Brisbane area and the Gold Coast)

4124 to 4125

4133

4211

4270 to 4272

4275

4280

4285

4287

4307 to 4499

4515

4517 to 4519

4522 to 4899

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

All postcodes in South Australia

TASMANIA

All postcodes in Tasmania

VICTORIA

(Excluding Melbourne metropolitan area)

3211 to 3334

3340 to 3424

3430 to 3649

3658 to 3749

3753

3756

3758

3762

3764

3778 to 3781

3783

3797

3799

3816 to 3909

3921 to 3925

3945 to 3974

3979

3981 to 3996

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

(Excluding Perth metropolitan area)

6041 to 6044

6083 to 6084

6121 to 6126

6200 to 6799

 


 

Schedule 3—Repeals

 

Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes 2016/045

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.