491 visas is a provisional visa which allows the skilled workers to work and settle in the designated regional areas of Australia for a period of 5 years. It is a temporary resident visa. So, if you want to make it a permanent one, you need to live the regional areas of Australia for a period of 5 years and after that you can apply for Australia’s permanent residence visa after meeting the set requirements.
In order to get a nomination from an Australian state government for the 491 visa, you are required to fulfill the eligibility criterion that has been set by the Australian government.
So, if you meet all the above requirements, you can easily get nominated by an Australian state government. On getting a nomination from an Australian state or sponsorship from any eligible family member, you will be awarded with 15 additional points that in turn will increase your chances of getting an invitation to apply for the Skilled Work Regional (provisional) Visa Subclass 491.
I believe that the above information might help you in getting a nomination from an Australian state or territory!
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