Updated Skilled occupation list will only impact the applications lodged on or after 17 January 2018. Applications lodged before this date will not be impacted.

There are changes (including additions) to certain occupational caveats (indicated via ‘*** asterisks’) which exclude the use of the occupation in certain circumstances.  A summary of Caveats on occupations is available.

New Occupations added to the lists

The three occupations below, which were previously unavailable on either list, will be added to the STSOL.Details of any caveats applicable to these three occupations are also provided below.

  • Property Manager 612112
  • Psychotherapist 272314
  • Real Estate Rep 612115

Note: To align the Training (subclass 407) visa with other visa programs, a number of occupations which were previously not eligible for this visa will be available when the instrument comes into effect.

Occupations moved between the lists

The two occupations below will be moved from the STSOL to the MTLSSL. Details of any caveats applicable to these occupations are also provided below.

  • Horse Breeder 121316
  • Management Consultant 224711

Occupations removed from the lists

The two occupations listed below will be completely removed from the lists of eligible skilled occupations for all skilled visa programs W.E.F 17 January 2018.

  • Building Associate 312112
  • Hair/Beauty Salon Manager 142114


The six occupations listed below will remain on their existing lists. A new and/or amended caveat will,however, be in effect as of 17 January 2018.

  • Accommodation and Hospitality Manager nec 141999
  • Management Accountant 221112
  • Massage Therapist 411611
  • Recruitment Consultant 223112
  • Supply and Distribution manager 133611
  • Taxation Accountant 221113


Source : www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/work/work/2018-changes-of-eligible-skilled-occupations

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