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Migration Tasmania

for business and skilled migrants

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2021–22 Program Update

2021–22 Program Update – New Applications Temporarily Restricted

The Tasmanian Skilled Migration State Nomination Program now has only very limited nomination places remaining, and enough on hand applications to expend our full quota by the end of June 2022.

As a result, new applications are temporarily restricted to invited candidates only.

Applications ‘In Progress’ at 5:00pm (AEST) 15 April 2022 will be able to be lodged until 14 days after commencement (as advised during the online application process).

New applications created and then lodged after 5:00pm (AEST) 15 April 2022 will only be eligible for consideration if the applicant has been invited to apply by Migration Tasmania. Applications lodged without an invitation will be declined.

Applications lodged before 5:00pm (AEST) 15 April 2022 will be processed as normal until all nomination places are used. Any remaining successful applications will be nominated against places allocated to Tasmania in the 2022-23 program year. Applications that are not processed before 30 June 2022 will be processed in the next program year.

The 2022 – 23 Tasmanian Skilled Migration State Nomination Program will open for new applications after full details of quota allocations and any conditions are confirmed by the Australian Government.


Consultation– Tasmanian Skilled Migration State Nomination Program 2022 Framework Review

The consultation period for Migration Tasmania’s 2022 Framework review has now closed.

Migration Tasmania is considering all submissions and feedback received and is continuing to undertake targeted industry engagement on program settings.

Any further comments can still be made by email to skilled@migration.tas.gov.au


Employment in Tasmania

Employment must be with a well-established Tasmanian business* that has been operating in Tasmania for at least 12 months. Employment must be full-time for the Working in Tasmania categories but can be part-time (a minimum 20 hours) for Tasmanian Graduates, if that employment has been of at least 3 months duration.

A well-established business actively operating in Tasmania is expected to have:
* permanent business signage;
active/ongoing online presence, advertising and marketing;
a Tasmanian address as a registered business location;
a local landline contact number
* an ongoing office space (not a residential address or a corporate/co-shared/casual/virtual office rental); and
* permanent representation of employees at the stated business location.

Questions: email skilled@migration.tas.gov.au


Career Coaching Online Learning Module

In partnership with Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania and Study Tasmania, Migration Tasmania has produced a new set of Career Coaching Online Learning Modules to support the employment of state nominated migrants.

If you are currently looking for a job or to improve your job seeking skills, as a state nominated migrant you now have free access to these Career Coaching sessions in which Dr David O’Halloran will lead you through finding a job in Tasmania.

The course will cover:
* networking
* LinkedIn
* finding jobs
* transferrable skills
* Résumé/CV
* selection criteria
* cover letters
* interview preparation
* interviews
* career planning

Start by opening the portal and creating your account with the enrolment key 2021@m1grant!

Call Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania on 03 6221 0999 or email migrant.network@mrctas.org.au if you need help.


COVID-19 Emergency Relief and Assistance

You may be eligible for a number of COVID-19 emergency relief and assistance programs offered by the Australian Government, the State Government, and Community Organizations. 

Please visit our website under Support and Resources for more information.