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LIN 19/217 Other as made
This instrument specifies by postcode parts of Australia for the purposes of the definition of 'designated regional area' under regulation 1.03, the definition of 'regional Australia' under subregulation 5.19(16) and paragraphs 888.226(2)(c)(i) and 892.213(3)(b) of the Migration Regulations 1994.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 13 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019

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Migration (LIN 19/217: Regional Areas) Instrument 2019

I, David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated   8 November 2019

David Coleman

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

Part 2—Regional areas                                                                                                                                 3

6............ Regional areas............................................................................................................... 3

Part 3—Application of this instrument                                                                                               5

7............ Application of this instrument....................................................................................... 5

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       6

IMMI 12/015                                                                                                                                           6

IMMI 12/118                                                                                                                                           6

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Migration (LIN 19/217: Regional Areas) Instrument 2019.

             (2)  This instrument may be cited as LIN 19/217.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (New Skilled Regional Visas) Regulations 2019 commences.

16 November 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

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

                     (a)  regulation 1.15M;

                     (b)  the definition of regional Australia in subregulation 5.19(16);

                     (c)  subparagraph 888.226(2)(c)(i) of Schedule 2;

                     (d)  paragraph 892.213(3)(b) of Schedule 2.

4  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.

5  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Migration Act 1958, including Territory.

                   In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

Part 2Regional areas

  

6  Regional areas

             (1)  A part of Australia that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 3 of the table in subsection (3) is specified:

                     (a)  to be a designated regional area for the purposes of regulation 1.15M of the Regulations; and

                     (b)  for the purposes of the definition of regional Australia in subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations.

             (2)  For the purposes of subparagraph 888.226(2)(c)(i) and paragraph 892.213(3)(b) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, an area that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 3 of the table in subsection (3) of this section is specified.

             (3)  The following is the table:

 

Postcodes

 

Item

Column 1

State or Territory

Column 2

Category

Column 3

Postcodes

1

New South Wales

Cities and major regional centres

2259, 2264 to 2308, 2500 to 2526, 2528 to 2535 and 2574

2

New South Wales

Regional centres and other regional areas

2250 to 2258, 2260 to 2263, 2311 to 2490, 2527, 2536 to 2551, 2575 to 2739, 2753 to 2754, 2756 to 2758 and 2773 to 2898

3

Victoria

Cities and major regional centres

3211 to 3232, 3235, 3240, 3328, 3330 to 3333, 3340 and 3342

4

Victoria

Regional centres and other regional areas

3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996

5

Queensland

Cities and major regional centres

4207 to 4275, 4517 to 4519, 4550 to 4551, 4553 to 4562, 4564 to 4569 and 4571 to 4575

6

Queensland

Regional centres and other regional areas

4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4552, 4563, 4570 and 4580 to 4895

7

Western Australia

Cities and major regional centres

6000 to 6038, 6050 to 6083, 6090 to 6182, 6208 to 6211, 6214 and 6556 to 6558

8

Western Australia

Regional centres and other regional areas

All postcodes in Western Australia not mentioned in item 7

9

South Australia

Cities and major regional centres

5000 to 5171, 5173 to 5174, 5231 to 5235, 5240 to 5252, 5351 and 5950 to 5960

10

South Australia

Regional centres and other regional areas

All postcodes in South Australia not mentioned in item 9

11

Tasmania

Cities and major regional centres

7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177

12

Tasmania

Regional centres and other regional areas

All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in item 11

13

Australian Capital Territory

Cities and major regional centres

All postcodes in the Australian Capital Territory

14

Australian Capital Territory

Regional centres and other regional areas

None

15

Northern Territory

Cities and major regional centres

None

16

Northern Territory

Regional centres and other regional areas

All postcodes in the Northern Territory

17

Norfolk Island

Cities and major regional centres

None

18

Norfolk Island

Regional centres and other regional areas

All postcodes in Norfolk Island

19

Other Territories

Cities and major regional centres

None

20

Other Territories

Regional centres and other regional areas

All postcodes in a Territory other than the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory or Norfolk Island

Note:          Items 14, 15, 17 and 19, and columns 1 and 2, of the table are included for information only.

Part 3Application of this instrument

  

7  Application of this instrument

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

                     (a)  a nomination made under paragraph 140GB(1)(b) of the Migration Act 1958 on or after 16 November 2019;

                     (b)  an application for approval of a nomination made under subregulation 5.19(1) of the Regulations on or after 16 November 2019;

                     (c)  an application for any of the following visas made on or after 16 November 2019:

                              (i)  a Subclass 189 (Skilled—Independent) visa;

                             (ii)  a Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated) visa;

                            (iii)  a Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)) visa;

                            (iv)  a Subclass 888 (Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent)) visa;

                             (v)  a Subclass 892 (State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner) visa;

                     (d)  an assessment made under section 93 of the Migration Act 1958 on or after 16 November 2019 (whether the application for the relevant visa was made before, on or after 16 November 2019);

                     (e)  a Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)) visa granted on or after 16 November 2019.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, despite the repeal of IMMI 12/118 made by this instrument, IMMI 12/118 continues to apply, on and after 16 November 2019, in relation to an application for a Subclass 888 (Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent)) visa that was:

                     (a)  made before 16 November 2019; and

                     (b)  not finally determined before 16 November 2019.


Schedule 1Repeals

  

IMMI 12/015

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.

IMMI 12/118

2  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.