• Andrew Heathcote

Changes to Skilled Occupation List - 11 March 2019

On the 11th March 2019 the occupation lists for the Skilled Visas (Independent and Employer Nominated) were updated. The following provides an overview of the changes.


Key:

MLTSSL - Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

STSOL - Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

ROL - Regional Occupation List


Changes to Skilled Independent Occupation Lists

Subclass 189 / 190 / 489 / 485 visas - Occupations changed

36 occupations have been added to the MLTSSL


NB: in addition a change has been made to the occupation Physicist in that this is now open to all physicists, not just Medical

arts administrator or manager

environmental manager

dancer or choreographer

music director

musician (instrumental)

artistic director

statistician

economist

mining engineer (excluding petroleum)

petroleum engineer

engineering professionals (nec)

chemist

food technologist

environmental consultant

environmental research scientist

environmental scientist (nec)

geophysicist

hydrogeologist

life scientist (general)

biochemist

biotechnologist

botanist

marine biologist

microbiologist

zoologist

life scientists (nec)

conservator

metallurgist

meteorologist

natural and physical science professionals (nec

)university lecturer

multimedia specialist

software and applications programmers (nec)

horse trainer

tennis coach

footballer


27 occupations have been removed from the STSOL

aquaculture farmer

cotton grower

fruit or nut grower

grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)

mixed crop farmer

sugar cane grower

crop farmers (nec)

beef cattle farmer

dairy cattle farmer

mixed livestock farmer

pig farmer

sheep farmer

livestock farmers (nec)

mixed crop and livestock farmer

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)

dentist

anaesthetist

textile, clothing and footwear mechanic

watch and clock maker and repairer

chemical plant operator

library technician

arts administrator or manager * (moved to MLTSSL)

dancer or choreographer * (moved to MLTSSL)

music director* (moved to MLTSSL)

artistic director* (moved to MLTSSL)

tennis coach* (moved to MLTSSL)

footballer* (moved to MLTSSL)


18 occupations have been added to the ROL

aquaculture farmer

cotton grower

fruit or nut grower

grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ)

mixed crop farmer

sugar cane grower

crop farmers (nec)

beef cattle farmer

dairy cattle farmer

deer farmer

goat farmer

mixed livestock farmer

pig farmer

sheep farmer

livestock farmers (nec)

mixed crop and livestock farmer

dentist

anaesthetist


Changes to Employer Nominated Visa Occupation Lists

Subclass 186 Visa, Direct Entry stream - Occupations added

arts administrator or manager 139911

dancer or choreographer 211112

music director 211212

artistic director 212111

telecommunications network planner 313213

pressure welder 322312

tennis coach 452316

footballer* 452411


NOTE: * indicates there is a caveat attached to the occupation with this visa Plus, a new Caveat has been added to: general practitioner and medical practitioners (nec)

Subclass 482 Visa

Note: in addition to the following changes caveats have been added or changed in relation to some occupations


2 occupations added to the MLTSSL

telecommunications network planner 313213

pressure welder 322312



6 occupations removed from the STSOL and added to the MLTSSL

arts administrator or manager 139911

dancer or choreographer 211112

music director 211212

artistic director 212111

tennis coach 452316

footballer* 452411 (a new Caveat has been added )



16 occupations removed from the STSOL and added to the ROL, with caveats

aquaculture farmer 121111

otton grower 121211

fruit or nut grower 121213

grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ) 121214

mixed crop farmer 121216

sugar cane grower 121217

crop farmers (nec) 121299

beef cattle farmer 121312

dairy cattle farmer 121313

mixed livestock farmer 121317

pig farmer 121318

sheep farmer 121322)

livestock farmers (nec) 121399

mixed crop and livestock farmer 121411

dentist 252312

anaesthetist 253211


5 occupations have been removed from the STSOL

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)

textile, clothing and footwear mechanic

watch and clock maker and repairer

chemical plant operator

library technician


2 occupations are now included in the ROL

deer farmer 121314

goat farmer 121315

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