DAMA (Designated Area Migration Agreement) is a formal Agreement Between the Ministry of Home Affairs Australia & the South Australia Government, Department for Innovation & Skills.
South Australian Government has entered into two DAMAs:
(1) Adelaide technology & Innovation Agreement
(2) South Australia Regional Workforce Agreement
DAMAs allow South Australian Employers to Sponsor skilled Overseas workers for the positions they are unable to fill with local workers.
Employers experiencing skills and labour shortages can apply for endorsement to enter into a DAMA labour agreement.
An eligible occupation list is also available.