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New jobs added to the skilled occupation list and regional occupations list



The Australian government has today announced a new list of eligible occupations for temporary and permanent migration!Immigration News

The Australian government has today announced a new list of eligible occupations for temporary and permanent migration!

36 new occupations will be added to the Medium and Long-Term Skill List, with 30 of them being available to all skilled worker visa subclasses.

The additions to the list were made following labour market advice from the Department of Jobs and Small Business. As Immigration, Citizenship, and Multicultural Affairs Minister David Coleman states the additions are a part of the Government's initiative to "...focus the Migration Program on addressing skills gaps in the economy..."

The occupations added to the Medium and Long-Term Skill List are as follows:

Job Title

ANZCO CODE

Arts Administrator Or Manager

139911

Environmental Manager

139912

Dancer Or Choreographer

211112

Music Director

211212

Musician (Instrumental)

211213

Artistic Director

212111

Statistician

224113

Economist

224311

Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum)

233611

Petroleum Engineer

233612

Engineering Professionals (Nec)

233999

Chemist

234211

Food Technologist

234212

Environmental Consultant

234312

Environmental Research Scientist

234313

Environmental Scientist (Nec)

234399

Geophysicist

234412

Hydrogeologist

234413

Life Scientist (General)

234511

Biochemist

234513

Biotechnologist

234514

Botanist

234515

Marine Biologist

234516

Microbiologist

234517

Zoologist

234518

Life Scientists (Nec)

234599

Conservator

234911

Metallurgist

234912

Meteorologist

234913

Natural And Physical Science Professionals (Nec)

234999

University Lecturer

242111

Multimedia Specialist

261211

Software And Applications Programmers (Nec)

261399

Horse Trainer

361112

Tennis Coach

452316

Footballer

452411

The Regional Occupations List will also be extended with 18 new occupations added to the list. These added occupations are mainly to help regional farmers battling drought.

The jobs added to the Regional Occupations List are as follows:

  • 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
  • Deer Farmer
  • Goat Farmer
  • Pig Farmer
  • Sheep Farmer
  • Livestock Farmers (nec)
  • Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer
  • Dentist
  • Anaesthetist

Are you a skilled migrant looking to move to Australia? Or are you an Australian employer looking to sponsor a skilled migrant? Either way if you're looking for assistance on your application give our office a call on 1300 066 267. Alternatively, book in for a free 20 minute consultation here.

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