[NEWS] Occupation Lists: Summary of Key Changes



Here is a summary of all the key differences between the old and new occupation lists released last week. These changes are in effect as of 18th March, 2018.

SUMMARY OF CHANGES

  • ↓ 189, 485 (Graduate Work) and 489 (Family Sponsored) Visa: 180 --> 176 occupations

  • ↓ 190 Visa: 432 --> 416 occupations

  • ↑ 482 Visa [All Areas]: 428 --> 450 occupations

  • ↑ 482 Visa [Regional Areas]: 33 --> 59 occupation

  • ↓ 186 Visa: 461 --> 208 occupations

  • ↔ 187 Visa: No change

  • ↑ 489 Visa [State Nominated]: 432 --> 475 occupations

  • ↑ 407 Visa: 468 --> 512 occupations

DETAILED CHANGES

1. 189, 485 (Graduate Work) and 489 (Family Sponsored) Visa: 180 reduced to 176 occupations.

  • Occupations removed are:

  • 121316 Horse Breeder

  • 133112 Project Builder

  • 134211 Medical Administrator (Aus) \ Medical Superintendent (NZ)

  • 342211 Electrical Linesworker (Aus) \ Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)


2. 190 Visa: 432 reduced to 416 occupations.

  • Occupations removed are:

  • 121316 Horse Breeder

  • 133112 Project Builder

  • 134211 Medical Administrator (Aus) \ Medical Superintendent (NZ)

  • 142115 Post Office Manager

  • 149112 Fitness Centre Manager

  • 149113 Sports Centre Manager

  • 231111 Aeroplane Pilot

  • 231113 Flying Instructor

  • 231114 Helicopter Pilot

  • 234213 Wine Maker

  • 311111 Agricultural Technician

  • 313213 Telecommunications Network Planner

  • 322312 Pressure Welder

  • 342211 Electrical Linesworker (Aus) \ Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)

  • 612112 Property Manager

  • 612115 Real Estate Representative


3. 482 Visa [All Areas]: 428 increased to 450 occupations.

  • Occupations added are:

  • 121111 Aquaculture Farmer

  • 121211 Cotton Grower

  • 121212 Flower Grower

  • 121213 Fruit or Nut Grower

  • 121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)\Field Crop Grower (NZ)

  • 121215 Grape Grower

  • 121216 Mixed Crop Farmer

  • 121217 Sugar Cane Grower

  • 121221 Vegetable Grower (Aus) \ Market Gardener (NZ)

  • 121299 Crop Farmers nec

  • 121311 Apiarist

  • 121312 Beef Cattle Farmer

  • 121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer

  • 121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer

  • 121318 Pig Farmer

  • 121321 Poultry Farmer

  • 121322 Sheep Farmer

  • 121399 Livestock Farmers nec

  • 121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer

  • 133511 Production Manager (Forestry)

  • 141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec

  • 311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec


4. 482 Visa [Regional Areas]: 33 increased to 59 occupations.

  • Occupations removed are:

  • 121111 Aquaculture Farmer

  • 121211 Cotton Grower

  • 121212 Flower Grower

  • 121213 Fruit or Nut Grower

  • 121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)\Field Crop Grower (NZ)

  • 121215 Grape Grower

  • 121216 Mixed Crop Farmer

  • 121217 Sugar Cane Grower

  • 121221 Vegetable Grower (Aus) \ Market Gardener (NZ)

  • 121299 Crop Farmers nec

  • 121311 Apiarist

  • 121312 Beef Cattle Farmer

  • 121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer

  • 121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer

  • 121318 Pig Farmer

  • 121321 Poultry Farmer

  • 121322 Sheep Farmer

  • 121399 Livestock Farmers nec

  • 121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer

  • 133511 Production Manager (Forestry)

  • 141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec

  • 311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec


  • Occupations added are:

  • 131114 Public Relations Manager

  • 132411 Policy and Planning Manager

  • 133112 Project Builder

  • 133612 Procurement Manager

  • 134211 Medical Administrator (Aus) \ Medical Superintendent (NZ)

  • 134412 Regional Education Manager

  • 139915 Sports Administrator

  • 141211 Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager

  • 149111 Amusement Centre Manager

  • 149912 Cinema or Theatre Manager

  • 149914 Financial Institution Branch Manager

  • 223111 Human Resource Adviser

  • 223113 Workplace Relations Adviser

  • 224412 Policy Analyst

  • 224912 Liaison Officer

  • 225112 Market Research Analyst

  • 231213 Ship's Master

  • 232413 Multimedia Designer

  • 234311 Conservation Officer

  • 234915 Exercise Physiologist

  • 242211 Vocational Education Teacher (Aus) \ Polytechnic Teacher (NZ)

  • 251311 Environmental Health Officer

  • 271214 Intellectual Property Lawyer

  • 272413 Translator

  • 272611 Community Arts Worker

  • 311214 Operating Theatre Technician

  • 311216 Pathology Collector (Aus) \ Phlebotomist (NZ)

  • 312114 Construction Estimator

  • 312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician

  • 312511 Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson

  • 312611 Safety Inspector

  • 312911 Maintenance Planner

  • 312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec

  • 324311 Vehicle Painter

  • 332111 Floor Finisher

  • 342211 Electrical Linesworker (Aus) \ Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)

  • 361114 Zookeeper

  • 362411 Nurseryperson

  • 399212 Gas or Petroleum Operator

  • 411211 Dental Hygienist

  • 411214 Dental Therapist

  • 441211 Emergency Service Worker

  • 451211 Driving Instructor

  • 451399 Funeral Workers nec

  • 451711 Flight Attendant

  • 451815 First Aid Trainer

  • 452413 Jockey

  • 599915 Clinical Coder


5. 186 Visa: 461 reduced to 208 occupations.

  • Occupations removed are:

  • 121111 Aquaculture Farmer

  • 121211 Cotton Grower

  • 121212 Flower Grower

  • 121213 Fruit or Nut Grower

  • 121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)\Field Crop Grower (NZ)

  • 121215 Grape Grower

  • 121216 Mixed Crop Farmer

  • 121217 Sugar Cane Grower

  • 121221 Vegetable Grower (Aus) \ Market Gardener (NZ)

  • 121299 Crop Farmers nec

  • 121311 Apiarist

  • 121312 Beef Cattle Farmer

  • 121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer

  • 121316 Horse Breeder

  • 121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer

  • 121318 Pig Farmer

  • 121321 Poultry Farmer

  • 121322 Sheep Farmer

  • 121399 Livestock Farmers nec

  • 121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer

  • 131112 Sales and Marketing Manager

  • 131113 Advertising Manager

  • 132111 Corporate Services Manager

  • 132211 Finance Manager

  • 132311 Human Resource Manager

  • 132511 Research and Development Manager

  • 133411 Manufacturer

  • 133511 Production Manager (Forestry)

  • 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)

  • 133513 Production Manager (Mining)

  • 133611 Supply and Distribution Manager

  • 134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec

  • 134311 School Principal

  • 134499 Education Managers nec

  • 135112 ICT Project Manager

  • 135199 ICT Managers nec

  • 139911 Arts Administrator or Manager

  • 139913 Laboratory Manager

  • 139914 Quality Assurance Manager

  • 139999 "Specialist Managers nec except*: (a) ambassador, (b) archbishop, or (c) bishop

  • *These exceptions do not apply to RSMS"

  • 141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager

  • 141311 Hotel or Motel Manager

  • 141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec

  • 142115 Post Office Manager

  • 149112 Fitness Centre Manager

  • 149113 Sports Centre Manager

  • 149212 Customer Service Manager

  • 149311 Conference and Event Organiser

  • 149413 Transport Company Manager

  • 149913 Facilities Manager

  • 211112 Dancer or Choreographer

  • 211212 Music Director

  • 211299 Music Professionals nec

  • 211311 Photographer

  • 211499 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec

  • 212111 Artistic Director

  • 212212 Book or Script Editor

  • 212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

  • 212314 Film and Video Editor

  • 212315 Program Director (Television or Radio)

  • 212316 Stage Manager

  • 212317 Technical Director

  • 212318 Video Producer

  • 212411 Copywriter

  • 212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor

  • 212413 Print Journalist

  • 212415 Technical Writer

  • 212416 Television Journalist

  • 212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec

  • 221211 Company Secretary

  • 222111 Commodities Trader

  • 222112 Finance Broker

  • 222113 Insurance Broker

  • 222199 Financial Brokers nec

  • 222211 Financial Market Dealer

  • 222213 Stockbroking Dealer

  • 222299 Financial Dealers nec

  • 222311 Financial Investment Adviser

  • 222312 Financial Investment Manager

  • 223112 Recruitment Consultant

  • 223211 ICT Trainer

  • 224112 Mathematician

  • 224212 Gallery or Museum Curator

  • 224213 Health Information Manager

  • 224214 Records Manager

  • 224611 Librarian

  • 224712 Organisation and Methods Analyst

  • 224914 Patents Examiner

  • 224999 Information and Organisation Professionals nec

  • 225111 Advertising Specialist

  • 225113 Marketing Specialist

  • 225211 ICT Account Manager

  • 225212 ICT Business Development Manager

  • 225213 ICT Sales Representative

  • 225311 Public Relations Professional