The 1st of July each year marks a common time for the Minister, or Department of Immigration and Border Protection to make significant changes to regulations / requirements in the portfolio. This year is no exception, with a number of changes being made to the occupation ‘lists’ used by the DIBP for skilled migration visas such as:
There are a number of lists the DIBP uses for various visas; namely the “Skilled Occupation List” (SOL) and the “Consolidated Skilled Occupation List” (CSOL). The following occupations have been moved from the SOL to the CSOL (meaning they will no longer be available for subclass 189 applicants):
The following occupations have been added to the SOL:
If you are interested in looking at the full legislation, please see here.