Changes to the Skilled Occupations Lists: Post 1 July 2013 applications
25 Jun 2013
A few changes have been made to the Australian Skilled Occupations lists by Legislative Instrument IMMI 13/066 : governed by the Migration Regulations 1994.
Schedule 1 is the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) for independent - general skilled migration (subclass 189) or relative sponsored skilled visa applications
Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 form the Consolidated Skilled Occupation List (CSOL). It applies to both State/Territory nominated Points Tested visas (subclasses 190 & 489), the Direct Entry stream of the Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclasses 186 &187), the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (457).
The changes are as follows:-
Occupations moved from SOL (Sch1) to Schedule 2 of the CSOL:
- Hospital Pharmacist;
- Retail Pharmacist;
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics);
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical); and,
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures).
New Occupation added to SOL (Sch1):
- Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
New Occupations added to Schedule 2 of the CSOL:
- Procurement Manager;
- Intellectual Property Lawyer;
- Hydrographer; and,
- Kennel Hand
Occupation removed from Sch 2 of CSOL:
- Anatomist or Physiologist
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