New Skilled Regional Visas (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2019The bill will have an impact on government policy that holders of new temporary or provisional skilled regional visas, which become effective on 16 November 2019, will gain access to the services of government compatible with qualified or skilled permanent visa holders. The new temporary or provisional skilled territorial visas are set out in the Migration Amendment (New Skilled Regional Visas) Regulations 2019. New skilled regional visas regulations are:
- Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 491) visa for skilled or qualified individuals who are selected by a state or regional government or sponsored by eligible relatives to work and live in Australia; and
- (Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 494) visa, empowering an Australian business to sponsor skilled laborers to operate in their business in provincial Australia.