The Gold Coast will be included in the list of locations designated as regional on 16 November 2019. An extra 2,000 skilled regional visa places have also been announced, increasing the regional cap from 23,000 to 25,000.
Perth will be a more attractive destination for international students, with the Federal Government reinstating Perth’s status as a regional city, helping to create local jobs. In response to recent changes to visa and migration settings, the State Government requested for Perth to be re-classified as a ‘region’ for international students. This will come into effect on November 16. “As a regional city, Perth will be an option for international students who want to study here, as they will now be eligible for an additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa.” “That additional year of post-study work by …read more