Australia to revise the occupation lists for 2020

Australia to revise the occupation lists for 2020

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The Traffic Bulletin released by the Dept. of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business proposes changes to the skilled occupation lists of Australia. The consultation period for the proposed changes is from December 2019 to February 2020. If the proposed changes are accepted, we can expect major changes to the SOLs of Australia. 

There are three skilled occupation lists in Australia: 

  • MLTSSL (Medium & Long-term Strategic Skills List) 
  • STSSL (Short-term Skilled Occupation List) 
  • ROL (Regional Occupation List) 

Under the proposed changes, the following occupations may be removed from the STSOL: 

  • 272111 Careers Counsellor 
  • 452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor 
  • 324212 Vehicle Trimmer 
  • 411711 Community Worker 
  • 361199 Animal Attendants & Trainers nec 
  • 452311 Diving Instructor (Open water) 
  • 342311 Business Machine Mechanic 
  • 394213 Wood Machinist 
  • 391111 Hairdresser 
  • 411611Massage Therapist 
  • 362211 Gardener (General) 

The below occupations may be moved from the MLTSSL to the ROL or the STSOL: 

  • 321111 Automotive Electrician 
  • 612115Real Estate Representative 
  • 323313 Locksmith 
  • 142115 Post Office Manager 
  • 321213 Motorcycle Mechanic 
  • 312511Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson 
  • 332211Painting Trades Worker 
  • 394111Cabinetmaker 
  • 333111 Glazier 
  • 333411Wall and Floor Tiler 

The occupation of “Geologist” may be moved from the STSOL to the Regional Occupation List. 

The below occupations may be moved from the ROL to the MLTSSL or the STSOL: 

  • 231213 Ship Master 
  • 599612 Insurance loss adjuster (salary caveat- minimum $80,000) 
  • 133612 Procurement Manager 
  • 135112ICT Project Manager (salary caveat of $120,000) 
  • 224999 Information & Organization Prof. nec (salary caveat-minimum $90,000) 
  • 131112 Sales & Marketing Manager (salary caveat-minimum $120,000) 

The following occupations may find their way into the STSOL: 

  • 221212 Corporate Treasurer 
  • 423111 Aged or Disabled Carer 
  • 423313 Personal Care Assistant 
  • 423312 Nursing Support Worker 

The below occupations will have salary conditions: 

  • 121312 Poultry Farmer (minimum $65,000) 
  • 351111 Baker (minimum $65,000) 
  • 351112 Pastrycook (minimum $65,000) 
  • 323212 Fitter & Turner (minimum $65,000) 
  • 361112 Horse Trainer (minimum $65,000) 
  • 452499 Sportspersons nec (minimum $120,000) 

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