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

  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 the principal applicant provides confirmation from their employer, and an immigration officer is satisfied, that their current employment or offer of employment is in one of those identified future growth areas.

Effective 29/11/2010

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