The Skilled Regional (Provisional) 489 visa is a temporary four year residence visa for skilled workers who do not meet the requirements for a Skilled Independent or Skilled Nominated visa. The main applicant and any additional applicants are permitted to live in a designated regional area of Australia.
If you have met all the eligibility criteria for you may be able to apply the permanent Skilled Regional visa.
If granted this visas, the applicant is issued with the four year provisional visa. This visa may lead to permanent residency provided that the eligibility criteria for the permanent visa is satisfied.