New GSM Visa Subclasses – from 1 July 2012

The DIAC website’s information on the SkillSelect Model, to come into effect on 1 July 2012, now has information about new General Skilled Migration Subclasses which will come into effect on that date:
• Skilled Independent Subclass 189
• Skilled Nominated Subclass 190
• Skilled – Nominated or Sponsored (Provisional) Subclass 489

These join the new Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (subclass 187)