State and Territory Nomination Allocation Numbers – SC190/491/188/132

The Australian Government have allocated a small number of nomination places to the States and Territories for Subclasses 190 and 491 nominations and the Business Innovation and Investment classes up until the Federal Budget on 6 October 2020.

The specific number of places allocated to each State and Territory are below:

State & Territory SC 190 SC 491 & 489 Business Innovation & Investment
ACT 250 45 4
NSW 550 150 200
VIC 600 200 400
QLD 200 200 160
NT 80 80 5
WA 200 40 70
SA 300 600 180
TAS 250 400 5
Total 2430 1715 1024

In light of the COVID 19 pandemic the interim allocations will be issued to applicants who demonstrate a contribution to the State or Territories response to the pandemic and Australia’s economic recovery.   For further information on the requirements for nomination click here.

Australia’s migration direction is rapidly evolving as the Australian Government respond to Australia’s economic needs borne from the pandemic.  Our team of lawyers at Live Work Australia are on top of the changes and we will continue to provide updates as they become available.


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