The state of Queensland is currently processing the backlog of applications from 29 September – 05 October 2020 interim quota opening (for standard subclass 491 and 190 visas).
Please note: only selected occupations related to the COVID response and recovery will be processed as a priority. If you do not receive an invitation before the 25 December 2020, you will be required to submit a brand new EOI when we reopen our program on the 25 January 2021.
• The Critical industries and critical sectors as per the Department of Home Affairs are critical or specialist medical services, including air ambulance, medical evacuations and delivering critical medical supplies
• with critical skills required to maintain the supply of essential goods and services (such as in medical technology, critical infrastructure, telecommunications, engineering and mining, supply chain logistics, aged care, agriculture, primary industry, food production, and the maritime industry)
• delivering services in sectors critical to Australia’s economic recovery (such as financial technology, large scale manufacturing, film, media and television production and emerging technology), where no Australian worker is available
If you are living and working in Queensland in any of the critical sectors/industries, you are eligible to apply for state nomination.