19 January 2018

January 2018 Australian Skilled Occupation list changes

Changes to the Australian skilled occupation lists have been announced and implemented with immediate effect.

The Department of Home Affairs (previously known as the DIBP) have announced changes to Australia's Skilled Occupation Lists (MLTSSL and STSOL) with immediate effect.

MLTSSL = Medium and Long term Strategic Skills List

STSOL = Short-term Skilled Occupation List

Changes only impact Visa Applications lodged on or after 17 January 2018. If your visa has already been lodged you are not affect by this change.

Occupations removed from both lists
Occupation ANZSCO Code
Building Associate 312112
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager 142114

Occupations moved from STSOL to MLTSSL
Occupation ANZSCO Code
Horse Breeder 121316
Management Consultant 224711

Occupations added to the STSOL
Occupation ANZSCO Code
Property Manager 612112
Psychotherapist 272314
Real Estate Representative 612115

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