New Occupation List for Australia Immigration Program 2019

New Occupation List for Australia Immigration Program 2019

In a revision of the occupation lists on March 11, 2019, the Department of Home Affairs
[DHA] brought back into its list some occupations that had been earlier removed from the
lists of eligible occupations, while some occupations were shuffled from the STSOL to the
MLTSSL.
36 new occupations have been added to the Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List
MLTSSL as below:
 Artistic Director
 Arts Administrator or Manager
 Biochemist
 Biotechnologist
 Botanist
 Chemist
 Conservator
 Dancer or Choreographer
 Economist
 Engineering Professionals NEC
 Environmental Consultant
 Environmental Manager
 Environmental Research Scientist
 Environmental Scientists NEC
 Food Technologist
 Footballer
 Geophysicist
 Horse Trainer
 Hydrogeologist
 Life Scientist (General)
 Life Scientists NEC
 Marine Biologist
 Metallurgist
 Meteorologist
 Microbiologist
 Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)
 Multimedia Specialist
 Music Director
 Musician (Instrumental)
 Natural and Physical Science Professionals NEC
 Petroleum Engineer
 Software and Applications Programmers NEC
 Statistician
 Tennis Coach
 University Lecturer

 Zoologist
The inclusion of the above occupations in the MLTSSL implies that these occupations will
now also be available for subclass 189 [Skilled-Independent] and Australian elative
sponsorship can be availed of for these occupations.
27 occupations have been displaced from the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List [STSOL]
and included in the Regional Occupation List [ROL]. This essentially means that the
documents moved from the STSOL to the ROL will now be available for 489 [State
Sponsored] visa only.
For a consultation on how your occupation is affected owing to the shuffling additions and
some removals from the list of eligible occupations, please email us on
caanwings@gmail.com or call on 78498 78498.