ACT skilled occupation list – how long will they last this year?
The ACT have announced their skilled occupation list for 2017-2018. The ACT occupation list is only for the Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa.
Unlike other states or territories The ACT do not nominate applicants for the alternate state/territory nominated Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 489) Visa. This visa is a temporary residents visa. It is commonly acknowledged to be an inferior visa to the Subclass 190 visa.
Some surprise occupations
Added to the ACT list, and not seen on any other state/territory lists, are the following:
- Newspaper or Periodical Editor
- Print Journalist
- Technical Writer
- Television Journalist
- Journalists and other writers
In addition the following can also be nominated:
- Public Relations Professionals
Is time ticking…..
If your occupation is listed, and you are keen to apply, then the advice is to get onto it. In the last financial year, 2016 to 2017, the occupation list was only open for a few weeks before it was closed.
What occupations are on the 2017-18 list?
|Corporate Services Manager|
|Diesel Motor Mechanic|
|Drug & Alcohol Counsellor|
|Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher|
|Family & Marriage Counsellor|
|Journalist & other writers (nec)|
|Medical Diagnostic Radiographer|
|Medical Radiation Therapist|
|Motor Mechanic (General)|
|Newspaper or Periodical Editor|
|Nuclear Medicine Technologist|
|Nursing Clinical Director|
|Primary Health Organisation Manager|
|Public Relations Professional|
|Registered Nurse (Aged Care)|
|Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)|
|Registered Nurse (Community Health)|
|Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency)|
|Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)|
|Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation)|
|Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)|
|Registered Nurse (Medical)|
|Registered Nurse (Mental Health)|
|Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)|
|Registered Nurse (Perioperative)|
|Registered Nurse (Surgical)|
|Registered Nurses (nec)|
|Resident Medical Officer|
|Small Engine Mechanic|
|Social Professionals (nec)|
|Welfare Centre Manager|
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