Have a Masters or PhD in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics or ICT field? Skilled migration has just become easier for you! You could become an Australian permanent resident within 8 months!
When? As of 10 September, 2016
What? 5 additional points are rewarded in the Points Test to Australian graduates with a PhD or Masters in these 5 fields.
Why? This is a part of the Australian Government National Innovation and Science Agenda, aimed at driving prosperity in Australia through innovation and science.