Australia has announced some major changes to its immigration system, including eligible occupations for permanent and temporary immigration. There are more occupations added to Australia’s New Skilled Occupation List.

The new list announced by the Department of Home Affairs has 212 skilled occupations eligible for Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189) program whereas Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) has 427 occupations.

The most recent update to the combined list of eligible skilled occupations occurred on 11 March 2019 – see Summary of 11 March 2019 changes to the combined list of eligible skilled occupations.

A current list of eligible skilled occupations can be found in a legislative instrument for the relevant visa program.

 

 Combined list of eligible skilled occupations