Know more about the latest Australia Skilled Occupation List changes in 2019

Posted on March 11, 2019

The Australia Immigration government updates new changes to the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) 2019. Many new occupations are going to affect to General Skilled and Employer Sponsor migration programs from 11th March 2019. However, the Department of Jobs and Small Business is following a review and consultation period on it. This review will assure that “the entry of skilled foreign workers to Australia remains carefully calibrated to Australia’s needs.”

This change is a great update for candidates under the science stream. Some occupations are belonging to these are added up to the Medium and Long Term Skills Shortage List (MTSSL). Therefore people belonging to these have the most possibility to migrate to Australia in 2019.

The new 36 occupations added up to the Skilled Occupation list 2019 are:

Artistic Director Arts Administrator Manager
Biochemist Biotechnologist
Botanist Chemist
Conservator 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 Arts Manager


Also, there have been 27 occupations removed from the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).  Most of the removed occupations belonged to the Regional Occupation List (ROL).

There are different occupation lists for different migration programs. So, it is better for you to check out an Australia immigration consultant for the right decisions. Consult to the Australia visa experts of Kansas Overseas Careers to know more about the changes in Australia Immigration. Call @ 040-40307077.