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To search for public schools in the Great Southern region, visit the Department of Education's Schools Online website

For more information on public education in Western Australia, including enrolment information, visit the Department of Education website.

For information on Catholic schools, visit the
Catholic Education Western Australia website.

For information on independent schools, visit the
Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia website.

 

Training options and career guidance

South Regiona​l TAFE​​ is the region's largest provider of nationally accredited training, industry and lifestyle courses. Campuses are located in:

The University of Western Australia's Albany Centre offers a number of undergraduate courses.​

 

 Albany Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC) 

 Located on the Albany campus of South Regional TAFE, the Albany Jobs and Skills Centre offers free advice on training and career development. The JSC offers professional and practical advice on training and employment opportunities including careers advice, apprenticeship and training information and partnerships with industry. The JSC is supported by career services from Worklink, and Aboriginal services from the Southern Aboriginal Corporation.

Please visit the Jobs and Skills WA website for further information.

 

News


 

 

The WA Government has made changes to its migration program to support skilled workers looking to migrate to Western Australia including increasing occupations eligible for skilled migration in WA by around 60 per cent.

 

New occupations have been added to the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 1 (WASMOL Schedule 1) and the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 2 (WASMOL Schedule 2).

 

The list of newly available occupations can be found on the WA State Nomination – combined occupation list.  

 

The WA Government has also waived the $200 application fee and has made changes to the requirements for new applicants as of 1 July 2022, including:


Removal of the requirement to demonstrate sufficient funds for WA State nomination.


Reduction in the English requirements for applicants at the Manager and Professional occupation level to the "competent" level of English.


Changes to the document requirements for the WASMOL Schedule 1&2 and the Graduate Occupation lists based on the visa the applicant is being nominated for.

 

The next round of invitations to apply for WA State nomination are anticipated to be issued in the third week of September 2022.

 

 

For more information on the State Nominated Migration Program and the new requirements visit the About State nomination page.


Fun Fact
Western Australia is the largest Australian state with an area of more than 2 500 000 square km, a 12 500 km coastline and spanning 2 400 km from north to south.