The Subclasses 491 and 189

Ahead of November 16 visa changes,I would like to ask if the 10 points for partner assessed skill for the Subclass 491 applicable to the Subclass 189.

My wife is a registered nurse but I am a Biochemist.

And does Newcastle qualify for designated area from November 16?

Thank you.

After 16 November, what will be my points I am having spouse’s 5 points as well and she is having 7 band in IELTS over all whereas my Point are 75, 262112 (ICT Security Specialist), EOI effect date July 2019 in current scenario.