News Update: New Occupations for Training Visa (Subclass 407)

. The Migration (LIN 19/050: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 407 Visa) Instrument 2019 commences on 11 March 2019, where specified occupations have been added or removed to the following occupation lists, namely:

·      The Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL);

·      The Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL); and

·      The Regional Occupation List (ROL).

The main goal of instrument is to update the occupations included in the skilled occupations lists for the purposes of paragraph 2.72B(3)(b) of the Migration Regulations 1994. to reflect the current skill shortage in the Australian labour market and how overseas skilled employer could help in addressing such shortages.

The following changes have been made to the current occupation lists listed above

The following 6 occupations are moved from STSOL to MLTSSL:

OccupationsANZSCO Code
Arts Administrator or Mananger139911
Dancer or Choreographer211112
Music Director211212
Artistic Director212111
Tennis Coach452316

The following 16 occupations are moved from the STSOL to ROL:

OccupationsANZSCO Code
Aquaculture farmer121111
Cotton grower121211
Fruit or nut grower121213
Grain, oilseed or pasture grower (aus)/field crop grower (nz)121214
Mixed crop farmer121216
Sugar cane grower121217
Crop farmers (nec)121299
Beef cattle farmer121312
Dairy cattle farmer121313
Mixed livestock farmer121317
Pig farmer121318
Sheep farmer121322
Livestock farmers (nec)121399
Mixed crop and livestock farmer121411

The following 5 occupations are removed from the STSOL:

Occupations ANZSCO Code
Visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)211499
Textile, clothing and footwear mechanic323215
Watch and clock maker and repairer323216
Chemical plant operator399211
Library technician399312

Additionally, there are 2 occupations added to the ROL:

Occupations ANZSCO Code
Deer farmer121314
Goat farmer121315

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