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IMMI 18/037 Other as made
This instrument specifies regional certifying bodies and regional postcodes, for the purposes of subregulation 5.19(16) and subparagraph 5.19(12)(g)(i) of the Migration Regulations 1994 and addresses changes to the regulations by the Migration Legislation Amendment (Temporary Skill Shortage Visa and Complementary Reforms) Regulations 2018.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 15 Mar 2018
Registered 16 Mar 2018
Tabled HR 26 Mar 2018
Tabled Senate 20 Mar 2018
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Migration (IMMI 18/037: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2018

I, Alan Tudge, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated   15 March 2018

 

Alan Tudge

 

THE HON ALAN TUDGE MP

Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 


Contents

Part 1- Preliminary                                                                                                       1

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

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

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

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................................... 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—Application of this Instrument                                                             10

Schedule 4—Repeals                                                                                                   11

Migration (IMMI 17/059: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2017 (F2017L01460)        11

 

 


Part 1- Preliminary

1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 18/037: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2018.

(2)          This instrument may be cited as IMMI 18/037.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on 18 March 2018.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under the following provisions of the Migration Regulations 1994:

(a)          subparagraph 5.19(12)(g)(i); and

(b)          subregulation 5.19(16).

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

Regional Certifying Body means a body that is specified by Schedule 1 to this instrument.

Regulation means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

Each instrument that is 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

(1)          For the purposes of subparagraph 5.19(12)(g)(i) of the Regulations, each body mentioned in Schedule 1 to this instrument is specified.

7  Regional Australia

(1)          For the definition of regional Australia in subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations, each part of a State or Territory that is stated or comes within the postcodes stated in Schedule 2 to this instrument 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, 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 the 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 the Perth metropolitan area)

6041 to 6044

6083 to 6084

6121 to 6126

6200 to 6799

 


 

Schedule 3—Application of this Instrument

(1)          This instrument applies in relation to the following:

(a)          an application for approval of a nomination relating to the Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa made on or after 18 March 2018;

(b)          an application for a Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa made on or after 18 March 2018, if the related application for approval of a nomination is made on or after that date.


 

Schedule 4—Repeals

Migration (IMMI 17/059: Regional Certifying Bodies and Regional Postcodes) Instrument 2017 (F2017L01460)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument