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New rules for partner points

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Old 04-02-2019, 08:12 PM
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New rules for partner points

From November 2019, the Skilled Migration Points Test will be adjusted to award additional points to primary applicants when their partner has competent English but does not meet the existing requirements for skilled partner points. Single applicants will also be awarded additional points to ensure they are not disadvantaged. This measure is estimated to result in an unquantifiable increase in revenue over the forward estimates period. The Department of Home Affairs will be provided with $0.3 million in 2019-20 to implement this measure.
The Skilled Migration Points Test currently awards additional points to primary applicants where their partner is under 45 years old, has competent English, and has a skilled occupation applicable for the visa subclass and stream they have been invited to apply for.
These changes will prioritise applicants who are single or whose partner can demonstrate competent English and therefore have the best potential to participate in the Australian labour market.

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Old 01-20-2020, 05:59 AM
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When I was keying in my spouse detail in the immiaccount, I am trying to claim 5 points for him under the provision that my spouse is also part of this application and has competent English. However the system does not allow it and ask for the skill assessment. Just hope i am not interpreting it wrongly but in the EOI no issue i can claim 5 points for the partner skill. Anyone can advise what i can do and why this is happening?

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