[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

  • 225499 Technical Sales Representatives nec

  • 231111 Aeroplane Pilot

  • 231113 Flying Instructor

  • 231114 Helicopter Pilot

  • 232311 Fashion Designer

  • 232312 Industrial Designer

  • 232313 Jewellery Designer

  • 232411 Graphic Designer

  • 232412 Illustrator

  • 232414 Web Designer

  • 232511 Interior Designer

  • 232611 Urban and Regional Planner

  • 234213 Wine Maker

  • 234411 Geologist

  • 241213 Primary School Teacher

  • 241311 Middle School Teacher (Aus) \ Intermediate School Teacher (NZ)

  • 249111 Education Adviser

  • 249211 Art Teacher (Private Tuition)

  • 249212 Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)

  • 249214 Music Teacher (Private Tuition)

  • 249299 Private Tutors and Teachers nec

  • 249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • 251111 Dietitian

  • 251112 Nutritionist

  • 251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser

  • 251412 Orthoptist

  • 251511 Hospital Pharmacist

  • 251512 Industrial Pharmacist

  • 251513 Retail Pharmacist

  • 251911 Health Promotion Officer

  • 251999 Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec

  • 252211 Acupuncturist

  • 252213 Naturopath

  • 252214 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

  • 252299 Complementary Health Therapists nec

  • 252311 Dental Specialist

  • 252312 Dentist

  • 253112 Resident Medical Officer

  • 253211 Anaesthetist

  • 254211 Nurse Educator

  • 254212 Nurse Researcher

  • 254311 Nurse Manager

  • 261212 Web Developer

  • 261314 Software Tester

  • 262111 Database Administrator

  • 262113 Systems Administrator

  • 263112 Network Administrator

  • 263113 Network Analyst

  • 263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer

  • 263212 ICT Support Engineer

  • 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer

  • 263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers nec

  • 271299 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec

  • 272111 Careers Counsellor

  • 272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor

  • 272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor

  • 272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor

  • 272115 Student Counsellor

  • 272199 Counsellors nec

  • 272314 Psychotherapist

  • 272412 Interpreter

  • 272499 Social Professionals nec

  • 272612 Recreation Officer (Aus) \ Recreation Coordinator (NZ)

  • 272613 Welfare Worker

  • 311111 Agricultural Technician

  • 311211 Anaesthetic Technician

  • 311212 Cardiac Technician

  • 311213 Medical Laboratory Technician

  • 311215 Pharmacy Technician

  • 311299 Medical Technicians nec

  • 311312 Meat Inspector

  • 311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec

  • 311411 Chemistry Technician

  • 311412 Earth Science Technician

  • 311413 Life Science Technician

  • 311499 Science Technicians nec

  • 312111 Architectural Draftsperson

  • 312113 Building Inspector

  • 312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec

  • 312512 Mechanical Engineering Technician

  • 312912 Metallurgical or Materials Technician

  • 312913 Mine Deputy

  • 313111 Hardware Technician

  • 313112 ICT Customer Support Officer

  • 313113 Web Administrator

  • 313199 ICT Support Technicians nec

  • 322113 Farrier

  • 323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

  • 323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

  • 323113 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

  • 323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic

  • 323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec

  • 323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer

  • 323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

  • 323412 Toolmaker

  • 324211 Vehicle Body Builder

  • 324212 Vehicle Trimmer

  • 333311 Roof Tiler

  • 342311 Business Machine Mechanic

  • 342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)

  • 342413 Telecommunications Linesworker (Aus) \ Telecommunications Line Mechanic (NZ)

  • 351111 Baker

  • 351112 Pastrycook

  • 351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker

  • 351411 Cook

  • 361111 Dog Handler or Trainer

  • 361199 Animal Attendants and Trainers nec

  • 361311 Veterinary Nurse

  • 362111 Florist

  • 362211 Gardener (General)

  • 362212 Arborist

  • 362213 Landscape Gardener

  • 362311 Greenkeeper

  • 391111 Hairdresser

  • 392111 Print Finisher

  • 392311 Printing Machinist

  • 393213 Dressmaker or Tailor

  • 393311 Upholsterer

  • 394211 Furniture Finisher

  • 394213 Wood Machinist

  • 394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec

  • 399211 Chemical Plant Operator

  • 399213 Power Generation Plant Operator

  • 399312 Library Technician

  • 399411 Jeweller

  • 399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)

  • 399514 Make Up Artist

  • 399516 Sound Technician

  • 399599 Performing Arts Technicians nec

  • 399611 Signwriter

  • 411111 Ambulance Officer

  • 411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) \ Ambulance Paramedic (NZ)

  • 411213 Dental Technician

  • 411311 Diversional Therapist

  • 411411 Enrolled Nurse

  • 411611 Massage Therapist

  • 411711 Community Worker

  • 411712 Disabilities Services Officer

  • 411713 Family Support Worker

  • 411715 Residential Care Officer

  • 411716 Youth Worker

  • 452311 Diving Instructor (Open Water)

  • 452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor

  • 452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor

  • 452314 Snowsport Instructor

  • 452315 Swimming Coach or Instructor

  • 452316 Tennis Coach

  • 452317 Other Sports Coach or Instructor

  • 452321 Sports Development Officer

  • 452411 Footballer

  • 452499 Sportspersons nec

  • 511111 Contract Administrator

  • 511112 Program or Project Administrator

  • 599612 Insurance Loss Adjuster

  • 611211 Insurance Agent

  • 612112 Property Manager

  • 612115 Real Estate Representative

  • 639211 Retail Buyer


6. 187 Visa: No change. 421111 Child Care Worker (Group Leaders Only) officially added to the list.


7. 489 Visa [State Nominated]: 432 increased to 475 occupations.

  • Occupations removed are:

  • 313213 Telecommunications Network Planner

  • 322312 Pressure Welder


  • Occupations added are:

  • 131114 Public Relations Manager

  • 132411 Policy and Planning Manager

  • 133612 Procurement Manager

  • 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

  • 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


8. 407 Visa: 468 increased to 512 occupations.

  • Occupations added are:

  • 131114 Public Relations Manager

  • 132411 Policy and Planning Manager

  • 133612 Procurement Manager

  • 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

  • 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

  • 599915 Clinical Coder

If you have any concerns about the news above and how it affects you, feel free to book in a FREE 1-to-1 consultation and get a peace of mind today!

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2018L00262/Download


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