A number of states and territories have updated their skilled migration occupation lists and requirements for nomination for 2018/19. Each state and territory has its own specific requirements matched to local needs. Below is a list of occupation lists for each state and territory.
Tasmania has added three new occupations to its list of occupations this week:
Sales and Marketing Manager 131112
Speech Pathologist 252712
ICT Business Analyst 261111
Immigration SA has also released its list of occupations with revised availability and special conditions.
South Australia’s Occupation list contains 172 occupations for State Nomination for Skilled Migration and a Supplementary List of all other occupations on the STSOL (297 occupations) is available to those with no employment offers, including international graduates of SA, skilled migrants who have worked in SA for at least 12 months, immediate family members permanently residing in SA for 12 months or those with high points.
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Subclass 190 applicants seeking NSW state nomination require occupations on the NSW Priority Skilled Occupation list.
Applicants for Subclass 489 require occupations on the NSW Regional Skilled List which details specific occupations for various regions.
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Canberra residents are eligible to apply for ACT Subclass 190 nomination if their nominated occupation is listed as ‘open’ on the current ACT Occupation List.
Overseas residents are unable to access ACT Subclass 190 nomination at this time.
The ACT offers streamlined nomination for holders of a PhD completed at an ACT university with occupations on the ACT List.
Victoria has a number of occupation lists for eligible applicants, including Subclass 190 state nomination occupation lists and Subclass 489 Skilled Regional occupation lists.
Victoria also has streamlined pathways with specific occupation lists for current or recent Subclass 457 visa holders, international PhD Graduates and international student graduates who studied in Victoria
The Queensland Skilled Occupation List is divided into two streams for onshore and offshore applicants.
Queensland has removed Engineering Technologist for all lists due to large numbers of applications for that occupation in July 2018.
A list of occupations for Queensland post graduate alumni is also available.
Western Australia nominates eligible migrants for the Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 and Regional (Provisional) Skilled Nominated Subclass 489 categories for applicants with occupations on the WA Skilled Migration Occupation List.
The Northern Territory Migration Occupation List for nomination under the GSM program. Offshore applicants are required to demonstrate that they have a job offer. International student graduates may apply for nomination if they have lived and worked in the NT for over six months before applying
The Northern Territory also operates a Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA).
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