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2022—23 State nomination program changes

Commencing in the 2022—23 program year, people residing overseas are now eligible to be considered for Western Australia (WA) State nomination.

Invitations to apply for WA State nomination will be via the ranking system; giving preference to applicants currently residing in WA, followed by those residing in Australia and then those residing overseas.

2022—23 updated WA State nomination criteria is now available

The 2022—23 program year will also provide candidates the opportunity to access an expanded and more extensive Graduate occupation list under the Graduate stream with over 300 occupations becoming available.

  • The expanded Graduate occupation list will become available in 2022—23 and is outlined in the new 2022—-23 WA State nomination – combined occupation list
  • An easy to follow table of the occupations available under the WA skilled migration occupation list — Schedule 1 and 2 and the Graduate occupation list.

Invitations to apply for WA State nomination under the new Graduate occupation list will not commence until the 2022—23 program year.

View the occupation lists here

Please continue to monitor our website for any further program changes.

With world class education, healthy job opportunities and strong public health management, there is no better or safer place to live, work and study than WA.

WA Migration Services