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Australian Skilled Occupation Lists Updated – Subclass 186 & 187, Subclass 189, 190, 489 & 485 and TSS 482 – Commenced 11 March 2019

We’ve outlined the changes to the Skilled Occupations Lists – there are three Occupation Lists being the MLTSL, STSOL and ROL and these lists have variations relevant to various visa subclasses. Additionally, some occupations have specific caveats that apply.

 

Subclasses 189, 190, 489 and 485 Occupational List Changes

36 occupations added to MLTSSL; 27 occupations removed from the STSOL, 6 of which moved to the MLTSSL; 18 occupations added to the ROL; all physicists are eligible (not only ‘medical’ physicists); changed skills assessing authorities for 5 occupations

The Migration (LIN 19/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2019 repeals the Migration (IMMI 18/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018 and

There are separate (and different) and MLTSSL, STOL and ROL for other subclasses which are listed in this article

36 occupations added to the MLTSSL – For Subclasses 189, 190, 489 and 485

arts administrator or manager139911
environmental manager139912
dancer or choreographer211112
music director211212
musician (instrumental)211213
artistic director212111
statistician224113
economist224311
mining engineer (excluding petroleum)233611
petroleum engineer233612
engineering professionals (nec)233999
chemist234211
food technologist234212
environmental consultant234312
environmental research scientist234313
environmental scientist (nec)234399
geophysicist234412
hydrogeologist234413
life scientist (general)234511
biochemist234513
biotechnologist234514
botanist234515
marine biologist234516
microbiologist234517
zoologist234518
life scientists (nec)234599
conservator234911
metallurgist234912
meteorologist234913
natural and physical science professionals (nec)234999
university lecturer242111
multimedia specialist261211
software and applications programmers (nec)261399
horse trainer361112
tennis coach452316
footballer452411

27 occupations removed from the STSOL, 6 of which moved to MLTSSL

aquaculture farmer121111
cotton grower121211
fruit or nut grower121213
grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)121214
mixed crop farmer121216
sugar cane grower121217
crop farmers (nec)121299
beef cattle farmer121312
dairy cattle farmer121313
mixed livestock farmer121317
pig farmer121318
sheep farmer121322
livestock farmers (nec)121399
mixed crop and livestock farmer121411
visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)211499
dentist252312
anaesthetist253211
textile, clothing and footwear mechanic323215
watch and clock maker and repairer323316
chemical plant operator399211
library technician399312
arts administrator or manager139911
dancer or choreographer211112
music director211212
artistic director212111
tennis coach452316
footballer452411

18 occupations added to the ROL

aquaculture farmer121111
cotton grower121211
fruit or nut grower121213
grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ)121214
mixed crop farmer121216
sugar cane grower121217
crop farmers (nec)121299
beef cattle farmer121312
dairy cattle farmer121313
deer farmer121314
goat farmer121315
mixed livestock farmer121317
pig farmer121318
sheep farmer121322
livestock farmers (nec)121399
mixed crop and livestock farmer121411
dentist252312
anaesthetist253211

New Subclass 186 Occupations

arts administrator or manager139911
dancer or choreographer211112
music director211212
artistic director212111
telecommunications network planner313213
pressure welder322312
tennis coach452316
footballer452411

 

Subclass 482 – 2 occupations added to MLTSSL; 6 moved from STSOL to MLTSSL; 16 moved from STSOL to ROL; 5 removed from STSOL; new caveats for some occupations; error in explanatory statement

The Migration (LIN 19/048: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 482 Visa) Instrument 2019 repeals the Migration (IMMI 18/048: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 482 Visa) Instrument 2018

2 Occupations added to MLTSSL – Subclass 482

telecommunications network planner313213
pressure welder322312

6 moved from STSOL to MLTSSL

arts administrator or manager139911
dancer or choreographer211112
music director211212
artistic director212111
tennis coach452316
footballer452411

16 Occupations moved from STSOL to ROL – Subclass 482

aquaculture farmer121111
cotton grower121211
fruit or nut grower121213
grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)121214
mixed crop farmer121216
sugar cane grower121217
crop farmers (nec)121299
beef cattle farmer121312
dairy cattle farmer121313
mixed livestock farmer121317
pig farmer121318
sheep farmer121322
livestock farmers (nec)121399
mixed crop and livestock farmer121411
dentist252312
anaesthetist253211

5 Occupations removed from STSOL – added to ROL – Subclass 482

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)211499
textile, clothing and footwear mechanic323215
watch and clock maker and repairer323316
chemical plant operator399211
library technician399312

 

The changes and variation to the occupation lists are numerous and with the added complexity of new or changed caveat requirements, knowing where you are positioned has become even more complex.

If you need help and advice, call us to book a consultation and we will work through the changes and outline how they affect you.

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