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Skilled Occupation Lists To Change – March 2020

Skilled Occupations 2020

Skilled Occupation Lists To Change – March 2020

 

The Australian Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business recently released a bulletin underlining potential changes to the Skilled Migration occupation lists. These changes are unlikely to take effect until 15 March 2020, however we encourage you to read through the changes carefully and to act swiftly if these changes are likely to apply to you. 

 

Occupations Flagged for Removal from the Lists 

  • Careers Counsellor (272111)

  • Vehicle Trimmer (324212)

  • Business Machine Mechanic (324311)

  • Animal Attendants and Trainers nec (361199)

  • Gardener (General) (362211)

  • Hairdresser (391111)

  • Wood Machinist (394213)

  • Massage Therapist (411611)

  • Community Worker (411711)

  • Diving Instructor (Open Water) (452311)

  • Gymnastics Coach or Instructor (452312)

 

Occupations Flagged for Movement to the Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

  • Automotive Electrician (321111)

  • Motorcycle Mechanic (321213)

  • Locksmith (323313)

  • Painting Trades Worker (332211)

  • Glazier (333111)

  • Wall and Floor Tiler (333411)

  • Cabinetmaker (394111)

  • Post Office Manager (142115)

  • Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson (312511)

  • Real Estate Representative (612115)

 

Occupations Flagged for Movement to the Regional Occupation List (ROL)

  • Geologist (234411)

 

Occupations Flagged for Movement to the Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

  • Sales and Marketing Manager (131112) with a salary caveat of $120,000

  • ICT Project Manager (includes Blockchain Planner/Manager) (135112) with a salary caveat of $120,000

  • Information and Organisation Professionals nec (includes Data Scientist) (224999) with a salary caveat of $90,000

  • Insurance Loss Adjuster (599612) with salary caveat of $80,000

  • Procurement Manager (133612) 

  • Ship’s Master (231213)

Occupations Flagged for Addition to the Lists

  • Corporate Treasurer (221212) – STSOL

  • Aged or Disabled Carer (423111) – STSOL

  • Nursing Support Worker (423312) – STSOL

  • Personal Care Assistant (423313) – STSOL

 

Occupations staying on their current list but recommended for a salary caveat*

  • Poultry Farmer (121321) with a salary caveat of $65,000

  • Baker (351111) with a salary caveat of $65,000

  • Pastrycook (351112) with a salary caveat of $65,000

  • Horse Trainer (361112) with a salary caveat of $65,000

  • Fitter and Turner (323212) with a salary caveat of $65,000

  • Sportsperson nec (452499) with a salary caveat of $120,000

 

*A salary caveat is a condition that has to be met for your nomination to be approved. For example, as a Poultry Farmer, you should be paid a minimum of $65,001, otherwise your nominated position will not succeed

 

If any of the above apply to you, especially if your occupation is likely to be taken off the lists, we recommend that you reach out to a professional urgently. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to further build your career in Australia!

 

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