March 3, 2021
Do you know the latest proposed changes to the skilled migration occupation lists?
These occupations might be removed by March 2020
Recently, the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (formerly the Department of Jobs and Small Business) has reviewed the skilled migration occupation lists. Let’s take a closer look at the Traffic Light Bulletin together!
Red Light Occupation
11 occupations in the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) are proposed to be removed, including some of the popular occupations such as Vehicle Trimmer, Hairdresser, Massage Therapist, Community Worker.
Green Light Occupation
4 occupations might be added to the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), including Corporate Treasurer, Aged or Disabled Carer, Nursing Support Worker and Personal Care Assistant.
Yellow Light Occupation
These occupations are proposed to move between lists.
7 Occupations are proposed to move from the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) to STSOL, including Automotive Electrician, Motorcycle Mechanic, Locksmith, Painting Trades Worker and so on.
Meanwhile, some professions are suggested to relocate to the MLTSSL. Such as: Sales and Marketing Manager, ICT Project Manager (includes Blockchain Planner/ Manager), Information and Organisation Professionals nec (includes Data Scientist), Insurance Loss Adjuster and so on.
Geologist has been suggested to move to The Regional Occupation List (ROL).
Increased Salary Caveat
These occupations are recommended for a higher salary caveat. Apart from these occupations below, some occupations listed above including Sales and Marketing Manager, ICT Project Manager (includes Blockchain Planner/ Manager), Information and Organisation Professionals nec (includes Data Scientist) also require salary caveats.
These above are proposed changes to skilled migration occupation lists. Currently, this proposal is seeking public submissions. The final result will be released in March 2020. Do you have any comments or suggestions? Do you have any doubts or concerns regarding these proposed changes? Please don’t hesitate to ring us or book an appointment on our website!