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LIN 20/292 Other as made
This instrument specifies parts of Australia to be a designated city or major regional centre or a regional centre or other regional area for the purposes of new regulation 1.15M of the Migration Regulations 1994. This is done by specifying postcodes for each area in table 1 and table 2 of Schedule 1 to the instrument, respectively.
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Registered 13 Jan 2021

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Migration (Regional Areas) Instrument (LIN 20/292) 2020

I, Alan Tudge, Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, make the following instrument.

Dated:     15 December 2020

Alan Tudge

Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure

for the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                     1

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

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

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

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

Part 2—Regional areas                                                                                                 3

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

Part 3—Application                                                                                                      4

7  Application............................................................................................................................... 4

Schedule 1—Regional Areas                                                                                        5

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                     6

Migration (LIN 19/217: Regional Areas) Instrument 2019 (F2019L01446)                             6

 

 

 


Part 1—Preliminary

1  Name

(1)     This instrument is the Migration (Regional Areas) Instrument (LIN 20/292) 2020.

(2)     This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/292.

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 the instrument

Immediately following the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Temporary Graduate Visas) Regulations 2020

20 January 2021

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)     subregulation 1.15M(1);

(b)     subregulation 1.15M(2);

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

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

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

4  Definitions

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

In this instrument:

Act means the Migration Act 1958.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

The instrument specified in Schedule 2 to this instrument is 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—Regional areas

6  Regional areas

(1)     A part of Australia mentioned in column 1 of table 1 in Schedule 1 that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 2 for that item is a specified designated city or major regional centre for the purposes of subregulation 1.15M(1) of the Regulations.

(2)     A part of Australia mentioned in column 1 of table 2 in Schedule 1 that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 2 for that item is a specified regional centre or other regional area for the purposes of subregulation 1.15M(2) of the Regulations.

(3)     A part of Australia:

(a)     mentioned in column 1 of table 1 in Schedule 1 that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 2 for that item; or

(b)     mentioned in column 1 of table 2 in Schedule 1 that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 2 for that item;

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

(4)     An area of Australia:

(a)     mentioned in column 1 of table 1 in Schedule 1 that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 2 for that item; or

(b)     mentioned in column 1 of table 2 in Schedule 1 that comes within a postcode mentioned in column 2 for that item;

is specified for the purposes of subparagraph 888.226(2)(c)(i) and paragraph 892.213(3)(b) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations.


Part 3—Application

7  Application

This instrument applies to:

(a)     a nomination made under paragraph 140GB(1)(b) of the Act, on or after 20 January 2021; or

(b)     an application for approval of a nomination made under subregulation 5.19(1) of the Regulations, on or after 20 January 2021; or

(c)     an application made on or after 20 January 2021, for any of the following visas:

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

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

(iii)    Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visa;

(iv)    Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)) visa;

(v)     Subclass 888 (Business Innovation and Investment) (Permanent) visa;

(vi)    Subclass 892 (State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner) visa; or

(d)     an assessment made under section 93 of the Act, on or after 20 January 2021; or

(e)     any of the following visas granted on or after 20 January 2021:

(i)      Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)) visa;

(ii)     Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visa.


 

Schedule 1—Regional Areas

 

Table 1

Item no.

Column 1

Column 2

New South Wales

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

Victoria

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

 3        

Queensland

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

 4        

Western Australia

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

 5        

South Australia

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

 6        

Tasmania

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

 7        

Australian Capital Territory

All postcodes in the Australian Capital Territory

 

Table 2

Item no.

Column 1

Column 2

New South Wales

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

Victoria

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

 3        

Queensland

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

 4        

Western Australia

All postcodes in Western Australia not mentioned in table 1

 5        

South Australia

All postcodes in South Australia not mentioned in table 1

 6        

Tasmania

All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in table 1

 7        

Northern Territory

All postcodes in the Northern Territory

 8        

Norfolk Island

All postcodes in Norfolk Island

 9        

Other territories

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

 


 

Schedule 2—Repeals

Migration (LIN 19/217: Regional Areas) Instrument 2019 (F2019L01446)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument