Budget 2022 – Immigration program numbers

The 2022-23 permanent Migration Program ceiling will be 160,000 places. Migration – Skill stream The Morrison Government’s Migration Program will focus on skilled migration, with a return to a pre-pandemic composition of roughly two-thirds/one-third across the Skill and Family streams.

Major reforms to the AMEP

The AMEP is a government-funded service to assist eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants to improve their English language skills.​ Recent reforms to the AMEP mean more people are now able to access free English tuition for longer and until they reach a higher level of proficiency.