Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil has introduced a new Ministerial Direction No. 100 which outlines the Order of Consideration for certain Skilled visas in Australia. The previous Ministerial Directions which related to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) and the order of consideration in assessing Skilled visas have been revoked.
The former government established the PMSOL, in response to critical skills deficits caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and Australia’s border closures, to accelerate the processing of high-priority occupations through employer-sponsored visa programs.
Read more about Processing priorities for skilled visa applications.