Recent Changes in Western Australia State Nomination
You can see there are some new conditions/requirements for some individual occupations under the WA’s nominated skilled list, “Regional WA only” or “under Review” as a result of recent changes.
“Regional WA only”
Candidates nominating for occupations that are designated ‘Regional Western Australia only’ in the General or Graduate stream must provide evidence of a job offer/contract of employment in a location defined by the Commonwealth as Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas (not Perth and Mandurah). These include the following areas by postcodes: 6041 to 6044, 6084, 6207, 6213, 6215 to 6537, and 6560 to 6770. It applies to both SC190 and SC491 applicants.
Candidates nominating for occupations that are designated ‘Under Review’ in the General or Graduate stream means the occupations are under review by the State at the moment, which results only a few invitations issued for those occupations, you may not be invited to apply for State nomination.