New Occupations added to Skilled List

32 of the 36 occupations recently included in the skills list are new additions, the majority of which are academic based.

The Australian Government continues to focus its migration program on addressing skills gaps in the economy and the recent additions are encouraging for professionals from around the globe.

Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List

  1. Musician (Instrumental)
  2. Environmental Manager
  3. Statistician
  4. Economist
  5. Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum)
  6. Petroleum Engineer
  7. Engineering Professionals (NEC)
  8. Chemist
  9. Food Technologist
  10. Environmental Consultant
  11. Environmental Research Scientist
  12. Environmental Scientist (nec)
  13. Geophysicist
  14. Hydrogeologist
  15. Life Scientist (general)
  16. Biochemist
  17. Biotechnologist
  18. Botanist
  19. Marine Biologist
  20. Microbiologist
  21. Zoologist
  22. Life Scientist (nec)
  23. Conservator
  24. Metallurgist
  25. Meteorologist
  26. Natural and Physical Science Professionals (nec)
  27. University Lecturer
  28. Multimedia specialist
  29. Software and applications programmers (nec)
  30. Horse Trainer

Regional Occupation List

  1. Deer Farmer
  2. Goat Farmer