Victoria pause skilled applications for ICT occupations

22 Oct 2014

Victoria pause skilled applications for ICT occupations

Due to the large volume of applications received, applications for State nomination for ICT occupations will not be accepted from 1 October 2014 to 5 January 2015.

The temporary closure will allow for the processing of all outstanding applications, with the assistance of industry assessment panels, and will reduce delays for future applicants.  

The occupations affected by this pause are:
135112 ICT Project Manager
261111 ICT Business Analyst
261112 Systems Analyst
261311 Analyst Programmer
261312 Developer Programmer
261313 Software Engineer
261314 Software Tester
261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec
262111 Database Administrator
262112 ICT Security Specialist
263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer.
It is anticipated this closure will be for three months, however further updates will be provided if required.

Applicants applying under the streamlined pathways (e.g. PhD) are not affected by the closure and may continue to apply under these ICT occupations during the temporary closure.

Applications for all other occupations eligible for Victorian Government sponsorship remain open.

View more information about occupations eligible for Victorian visa nomination at