Visa Subclass 189 Skilled Independent- Points Tested Visa Statistics

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Can you please provide the statistics for Visa Subclass 189 Skilled Independent points tested visas.

1. The number of 189 points tested visas lodged and on-hand as at 20th July 2020.

2. The number of 189 points tested visas lodged and on-hand, where the applicant is
onshore versus number lodged and on-hand where applicant is offshore, as at 20th
July 2020.

Yours faithfully,

Pesh

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FOI Request: FA 20/07/01254
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Can you please provide the statistics for Visa Subclass 189 Skilled Independent points tested visas.
1. The number of 189 points tested visas lodged and on-hand as at 20th July 2020.
2. The number of 189 points tested visas lodged and on-hand, where the applicant is onshore versus number lodged and on-hand where applicant is offshore, as at 20th July 2020.

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