Nomination programs now closed

Queensland business and skilled state nomination programs now closed


Queensland has now closed state nomination for all business and skilled visas (submitted through SkillSelect) from today 8 February 2019. No further invitations will be issued from this date. BSMQ will continue to process applications which have been already invited for state nomination prior to this date until our quota is exhausted. BSMQ will re-open … Continued

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BSMQ Update to QSOL


All below occupations in bold have been removed from Queensland Skilled Occupations Lists (QSOL) for FY 2018-19. Occupations were closed on the dates listed below. 01 February 2019 Please note that the following occupations: ICT Business Analyst – 261111 Quantity Surveyor – 233213 Construction Project Manager – 133111 Marketing Specialist – 225113 will be removed … Continued

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New Year's Eve in Brisbane

Improving our services to you

At BSMQ we pride ourselves on providing high quality services to our skilled visa applicants, and in our annual satisfaction survey late last year we were thrilled that we received over a 90% approval rating with our service delivery.

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BSMQ end-of-year events and awards

BSMQ 2018 end-of-year events and awards

Australia China Business Council (ACBC) Migrants Networking Event BSMQ teamed up with the Australia China Business Council (ACBC – QLD Division) for its end of year event on 29 November on Level 41, 1 William Street. Apart from the spectacular vistas of Brisbane transitioning from evening to night, the 180 strong business migrants from mainland … Continued

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BSMQ have re-opened selected subclass 132 and 188 Queensland State Nominations

BSMQ to re-open Business Program for selected visa subclasses


BSMQ will issue business nomination invitations to selected visa subclasses on Friday 25 January 2019 until additional nomination quota has been filled. These visa subclasses include: 132A Business Talent visa (Permanent) – Significant Business History stream (excluding applications with an intention to invest in residential property development businesses in Brisbane and Gold Coast) 188B – … Continued

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BSMQ has temporarily suspended subclass 132 and 188 Queensland State Nominations

BSMQ temporarily suspends issuing new invitations for business applications


Queensland is temporarily suspending issuing new invitations for the following visas under the Business Innovation and Investment Program from 02/01/2019. Queensland are not accepting any new EOI’s submitted from this date. The visa subclasses suspended include: 188 – Business Innovation (188A), Investor (188B), 188 Significant Investor (SIV or 188C), 188 Entrepreneur (188E), 132 – Significant … Continued

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BSMQ closure for Christmas 2018

BSMQ closure dates for the holiday period


BSMQ will close from 21 December 2018 until the 02 January 2019 for the holiday period. We appreciate your patience with the slower processing and assessment time during December 2018 and January 2019. We thank you for your support of BSMQ in 2018 and we look forward to working with you in 2019. From all … Continued

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QSOL update

BSMQ Update to QSOL


22 November 2018 Please note that the following occupations: Finance Manager – 132211 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) – 254412 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) – 254415 Developer Programmer – 261312 Software Engineer – 261313 will be removed from all the Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists (QSOLs) on 22 November 2018 as BSMQ has received many … Continued

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