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SM8.10 Employment in an identified future growth area (to 27/08/2017)

Note: The instructions in this section cease to be effective from 28/08/2017.

  1. As future growth areas are identified they will be listed in this provision. For the purposes of these instructions, currently identified future growth areas are as follows:
    • Biotechnology
    • Information Communications Technology
    • Creative industries (Advertising, Software & Computing Services, Publishing, TV and Radio, Film and Video, Architecture, Design, Designer Fashion, Music and Performing Arts, Visual Arts).
  2. Skilled employment in one of the identified future growth areas set out above will only qualify for points if an immigration officer is satisfied that the principal applicant’s current employment or offer of employment is in one of those identified future growth areas.

Effective 07/12/2015


SM8.10 Employment in an identified future growth area (29/11/2010)

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