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​Closures over the Christmas holidays

11 December 2017

The Skilled Migration Western Australia office will be closed from 2.00 pm Friday 22 December 2017, reopening on Tuesday 2 January 2018.


No assessment outcomes under the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme will be sent during this time.


17 November 2017              

From 17 November 2017 the Perth metropolitan area is excluded from the definition of Regional Australia for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS). Information about the RSMS is available on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development accepts applications​ to certify positions for the RSMS for the following regions in the State:

  • Cocos & Christmas Islands;​

  • Gascoyne;

  • Great Southern;

  • Kimberley;

  • Mid West;

  • Peel;

  • Pilbara;

  • South West; and

  • Wheatbelt.​​

The guidelines for certification remain the same, as shown in the checklist for assessment​.                  

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