The following notice is on the Live in Victoria website:
Victoria has temporarily closed applications for nomination of certain business and investor visas programs.
Victoria is currently experiencing a high volume of applications for nomination for select business and investor visas. To help manage this demand, and meet our service commitments to you, we are temporarily not accepting new applications for the following visa sub-classes:
We will continue to assess all nomination applications received prior to 5 January 2019, however please be advised delays may occur in providing outcomes for these applications.
Your interest in the Business Innovation & Investment Program is highly valued and we hope to reopen the program shortly. We cannot provide a specific date or timeframe at this point, however encourage you to visit the Live in Melbourne website regularly for program updates.
If you have any questions regarding the temporary closure of the Business Innovation & Investment Program visa nomination applications, please contact the Business Migration team on email@example.com
Skilled and Business Migration Program
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
State Government of Victoria
GPO Box 4509
Melbourne VIC 3001, AUSTRALIA
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