Newsflash – new occupations added to Australia’s skilled list!

The Department of Home Affairs has updated its Medium to Long Term Skilled Strategic List this morning on 11 March 2019. The list now has 212 occupations on it to qualify for skilled migration to Australia. This is an increase of more than 30 occupations which is great news allowing more people in a wider variety of occupations to apply for skilled independent residency if they meet the assessment and points criteria.

Some of the new occupations make it easier for people in the science field as well as other occupations like University Lecturer and Petroleum Engineer which are now at a back onto the list. Some are more surprising ones our Musician(instrumental) as well as Dancer and Choreographer.

To see the new MLTSSL list click here.

Some of the new occupations added:

arts administrator or manager
environmental manager
dancer or choreographer
music director
musician (instrumental)
artistic director
petroleum engineer
engineering professionals (nec)
chemist
environmental research scientist
environmental scientist (nec)
geophysicist
hydrogeologist
life scientist (general)
biochemist
biotechnologist
botanist
marine biologist
microbiologist
zoologist
life scientists (nec)
university lecturer
multimedia specialist
software and applications programmers (nec)
ICT security specialist
horse trainer
tennis coach
footballer

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