Stream and Category2020-21
Skill stream 
Employer Sponsored22,000
Skilled Independent6,500
Regional11,200
State/Territory Nominated11,200
Business Innovation & Investment program13,500
Global Talent15,000
Distinguished Talent200
Skill Total79,600
Family Stream 
Partner72,300
Parent4,500
Other Family500
Family Total77,300
Special Eligibility100
Child (estimate; not subject to a ceiling)3,000
Total160,000

State and Territory nominated visa categories – nomination allocations

The table below shows the nomination allocated to each State for the current migration year. The nomination allocation includes visas for Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190), Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491), and Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP).

StateSkilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visaSkilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) visaBusiness Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP)
ACT70259830
NSW3,5502,8002,200
VIC2,5001,0431,750
QLD​1,0001,2501,200
NT50050075
WA1,100340360
SA1,5001,8501,000
TAS1,0001,40045
Total11,8529,7816,660

Contact us at Tanson Migration to learn more.

Source: Department of Home Affairs – Migration Program Planning Levels



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