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Posted on September 02 2022

Increased Australia PR immigration target from 160,000 to 195,000 for 2022-23

By Editor
Updated October 27 2023


  • Australia increases the permanent immigration intake by 35,000.
  • It was announced at the Jobs and Skills Summit.
  • Australia offers more than 70 visa programs.

Abstract: Australia has increased its permanent immigration intake from 160,000 to 195,000.

On September 2, 2022, Australia in its Jobs and Skills Summit announced that it will increase the Australia PR or permanent residency intake by 35,000. It would be 195,000 from the previous 160,000.

Australia is facing a shortage in the skilled workforce.

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Developments in the Australia PR Policies

The Prime Minister of Australia, Anthony Albanese, announced at the Jobs and Skills Summit, that 180,000 slots would be offered in vocational education schools from the next year. It has been allotted funds of 1.1 billion AUD to reduce the skills shortage in Australia.

The Australian Minister of Home Affairs, Clare O'Neil has announced that it will increase the intake of Australia PR candidates for June 30, 2023, during the two-day Jobs and Skills Summit. New policies were announced to increase and make it convenient for the people who wish to migrate to Australia.

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The summit was attended by over 100 representatives of governments, businesses, trade unions, and industry to discuss the solution to the skills shortage aggravated by the pandemic.

Australia requires employees in the workforce of healthcare, agriculture, and airlines.

  • The nurses of Australia have been working multiple shifts for the last 2 years.
  • Flights were not being properly operated due to a shortage of ground staff.
  • The produce was being left to rot because there were not any individuals to harvest them.

The summit also raised the topic of the participation of marginalized groups and women.

There are more than 70 visa programs for immigrants to come to Australia and gain Australia PR.

Australia plans to create a panel to remodel its immigration program for the national interest.

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