An annual sub-quota is available for applicants from remote and outer regional areas. To be considered for the remote and outer regional sub-quota applicants must apply to SATAC in the normal way.
Applicants must also, within 10 working days after submitting the SATAC application, submit a Statutory Declaration to SATAC which conﬁrms that they have lived in remote or outer regional areas of Australia (Remoteness Classiﬁcations RA3 to RA5) for at least two years out of the past six years, or a total of ﬁve years since starting primary school in a remote and/or outer regional areas (RA -3 – RA5).A Statutory Declaration form can be downloaded here.
Applicants can check their eligibility in accordance with the definition above using the search tool at the Remoteness Area (RA) Locator site. Filter your search using the ASGS Remoteness Areas (2016) layer.