Occupation list shuffle: 36 more GSM occupations; GPs sent to the country, new caveats

Occupation list shuffle: 36 more GSM occupations; GPs sent to the country, new caveats

Major changes to the occupations lists for GSM visas and temporary and permanent employer sponsored visas come into effect today. This includes 36 occupations now eligible to compete for an invitation for a Subclass 189 – Skilled—Independent visa or a Subclass 489 – Skilled—Regional (Provisional) visa sponsored by an eligible relative. New caveats have been added to the Subclass 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visas, Subclass 186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa, and Subclass 187 – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa occupation lists, including that General Practitioners will require a certificate to be nominated, which will see many required to work in regional or rural areas.

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Occupation List Changes: Recruitment consultants survive, Building Associates and Hair or Beauty Salon Mangers gone

Occupation List Changes: Recruitment consultants survive, Building Associates and Hair or Beauty Salon Mangers gone

Important changes to the occupation lists see recruitment consultants survive but require a base salary of AUD 90,000 among other things to satisfy the caveat.

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Lists, Lists, Lists: New Occupation Lists Released; Changes to 457, ENS and RSMS for 1 July 2017

Lists, Lists, Lists: New Occupation Lists Released; Changes to 457, ENS and RSMS for 1 July 2017

Occupation lists for many skilled visas are split into separate lists. The high salary exemption for Subclass 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme and Subclass 187 - Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visas is removed, meaning some applicants will be doomed.

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