On the 11th March 2019 the Department of Immigration has added some occupations to the Medium and Long Term Skilled Occupation List (MLTSSL), which will allow professionals from these areas to apply for visas such as Skilled Permanent Independent Subclass 189 Visa, the State-Nomination Permanent Visa 190, the Regional Sponsored Provisional 489 Visa and the Graduate Visa 485.
The occupations are:
Arts administrator or manager
Dancer or choreographer
Engineering Professionals nec
Environmental Research Scientist
Environmental Scientists nec
Life Scientist (General)
Life Scientists nec
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)
Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec
Physicist – no longer restricted to medical physicist
Software and Applications Programmers nec
Telecommunications network planner
The Occupations of Dentist and Anaesthetist were added to the Regional Occupation List, which means these professionals can apply for the Subclass RSMS visa or the Subclass 482 TSS Sponsorship Visa, which requires a job offer in a regional area, as well as the Subclass 489 Skilled Regional Provisional Visa.
Please contact us if you have occupations in these fields, so we can assess if you meet other requirements for the visas mentioned above, such as requirements related to Skills Assessments, Points Test and in the case of employer sponsored visas, the eligibility of the employer offering the job.
Co-Founder, Director and Registered Migration Agent 0532487