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Hi everyone, this time, we are going to give you updated information about the current regulations in Australia.

In this article we will discuss about the designated regional area in Perth based on the current information from the Australian Department of Home Affairs.

Do you know what a “regional area” is?

Maybe some of you who are currently reading this article understand it and some of you do not.

Firstly, we will discuss the meaning of regional area. Regional area in Australia is the definition used by the Australian Government to promote some of the Australian sector or area, and the main purpose of which is of migration.

For your information, not all regions in Australia are classified as designated regional. There are only several areas included in the regional category and one of these is Perth, Western Australia.

Perth is a city that is famous for its natural beauty and the cultural diversity of its people. In addition, Perth also offers a good education system, where many international students are interested and want to continue their education,

So which areas are included in the designated region in Perth?

Designated Regional Areas in Perth, Western Australia

The designated regional areas of Australia is divided into 2 (two) categories, with details:

  • Cities and major regional centers
  • Regional centers and other regional areas

The Australian Government has named Perth as one of the regional areas and this has been in effect since 16 November 2019. This provides many benefits for international students who want to start their studies in Perth. Are you one of those that are interested?

Criteria below can assist you to have access to the regional incentives, along with the benefits :

  • access to the dedicated 25,000 regional placings.
  • priority processing of regional visa applications
  • access to the Regional Occupation List – more jobs compared to non-regional lists
  • international graduates with a bachelor or higher qualification from a regional campus of a registered institution, and who have completed the required years of study will be eligible for an extra year in Australia on a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)

Post Code List of Designated Regional Area in Perth, Western Australia

The Australian Government specifically explains which areas in Perth are included in the designated regional category. Below is a list of postal codes:

For you who plan to study in regional areas in Perth, you will be able to apply for several visas after you the completion of your studies, for instance, the Temporary Graduate visa or skilled visa, particularly the Skilled Work Regional Visa (Subclass 491).

Skilled Work Regional Visa (Subclass 491) allows its holder to stay in Australia for 5 years from the date the Department of Home Affairs grants the visa. This visa also allows its holder to live, work and study in a designated region of Australia, travel to and from Australia as many times as its holder wants, while the visa is still valid.

Are you planning to apply for this visa? You have to fill all the requirements, one of which  is to get high points (minimum 65 points). These points are calculated from several components. If you study in the regional area, you will get extra points that can support the visa application. Do you think the offer given by the Australian Government is interesting?

After reading this article, are you interested in continuing your study in regional areas of Australia? If yes, you can have a direct consultation with the consultants of Education ONE, who will guide you throughout the process!

Why us? We offer remote consultations via our online service throughout the process so that you do not have to come to our office. Reach us here.

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