If you are considering nomination by a state or territory government you must be willing to settle in that state or territory. Participating states and territories each have a State Migration Plan specifying requirements for nomination on the basis of the skills in demand in that jurisdiction.
Nomination by a state or territory government:
- live in the nominating state or territory for a specified minimum time
- Tell the state or territory your address, both before and after you arrive in Australia
- Be prepared to complete surveys and providing other post-arrival information they ask for
- Meet any of their other requirements.
Point for State/Territory government nomination subclass 190 is 5.
Point for State/Territory government nomination subclass 489 is 10.
Point for Designated Area sponsorship subclass 489 is 10.
Point for Family sponsorship subclass 489 is 10.