Business and Skilled Migration Queensland have announced the following:
“Skilled visa nominations are now closed
BSMQ is now closed to receive EOI’s for the General Skilled Migration Program (GSM). The program will open again in the new financial year in July 2019. We will provide new QSOL lists and eligibility criteria prior to the program being re-opened in July will published on the BSMQ website.”
If you have any queries about what your visa options are please Contact Us.
Business & Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) temporarily suspends new invitations for business migration – will open again at a date to be advised https://t.co/nLPMWTsS2n— Australian visas (@CargilMigration) January 2, 2019
If you want to discuss how this will effect you, or plan for an application once the program opens again please Contact Us
Removal of occupations for Queensland
Queensland have recently announced the removal of a number of occupations from their State nomination lists. These occupations, in addition to 233914 Engineering Technologists which was removed in early August, have been removed due to the high numbers of Expression of Interest (EOI) lodged.
The removed occupations are:
- 221111 Accountant (general)
- 261311 Analyst Programmer
- 263111 Computer Network & Systems Engineer
- 262111 Database Administrator
- 261312 Developer Programmer
- 261111 ICT Business Analyst
- 313112 ICT Customer Support Officer
- 263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer
- 262112 ICT Security Specialist
- 263212 ICT Support Engineer
- 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer
- 261313 Software Engineer
- 261314 Software Tester
- 262113 Systems Administrator
- 261112 Systems Analyst
- 313113 Web Administrator
- 312111 Architectural Draftsperson
- 611211 Insurance Agent
- 232511 Interior Designer
- 221112 Management Acct
- 233512 Mechanical Engineer
- 225311 Public Relations Professional
- 251511 Hospital Pharmacists
- 251513 Retail Pharmacist
If these changes effect your visa options, and you want to discuss what other opportunities there may be please Contact Us.
Queensland have quickly revised the occupations they nominate for 2017-18. Details of the announced change are copied below.
BSMQ Update to QSOL: Engineering Technologist
Engineering Technologist (233914) was taken off our Queensland Skilled Occupations Lists (QSOL) on 11 July 2017 – please note we will not be accepting any new EOIs under this occupation from the 12 July 2017 at this stage. We have received a very large number of EOIs for this occupation.
We are currently not issuing any more invitations to lodge an application with BSMQ. However, if some of the current invitees do not respond in the requested time frame, we will issue further invitations to some of those in the current queue.
If this affects you, or you want to discuss if there are any other options for this occupation, then please Contact Us.
Queensland skilled occupations
Business and Skilled Migration Queensland have released their 2017-18 state nomination list. These have taken effective immediately. The full list of occupations that have sponsorship options are detailed below.
Subclass 190 or Subclass 489 visa nomination
There is a mix of occupations – some which are available for the Subclass 190 visa only, some for the Subclass 489 visa and some available for nomination under both visa subclasses.
The list of eligible QLD occupations are below.
|Airconditioning & Mechanical Services Plumber||334112|
|Airconditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic||342111|
|Architectural, Building & Surveying Technicians nec||312199|
|Construction Project Manager||133111|
|Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist||253917|
|Diesel Motor Mechanic||321212|
|Engineering Professionals nec||233999|
|Engineering Technologist – See Update||233914|
|Fitter & Turner||323212|
|Health Promotion Officer||251911|
|ICT Business Analyst||261111|
|ICT Customer Support Officer||313112|
|ICT Quality Assurance Engineer||263211|
|ICT Security Specialist||262112|
|ICT Support Engineer||263212|
|ICT Systems Test Engineer||263213|
|Insurance Loss Adjuster||599612|
|Intensive Care Specialist||253317|
|Medical Diagnostic Radiographer||251211|
|Medical Radiation Therapist||251212|
|Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)||233611|
|Motor Mechanic (General)||321211|
|Nuclear Medicine Technologist||251213|
|Orthotist or Prosthesist||251912|
|Painting Trades Worker||332211|
|Public Relations Professional||225311|
|Registered Nurse (Aged Care)||254412|
|Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)||254413|
|Registered Nurse (Community Health)||254414|
|Registered Nurse (Critical and Emergency Care)||254415|
|Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)||254416|
|Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)||154417|
|Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)||254421|
|Registered Nurse (Medical)||254418|
|Registered Nurse (Mental Health)||254422|
|Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)||254425|
|Registered Nurse (Perioperative)||254423|
|Registered Nurse (Surgical)||254424|
|Registered Nurses nec||254499|
|Renal Medicine Specialist||253322|
|Resident Medical Officer||253112|
|Sheetmetal Trades Worker||322211|
|Small Engine Mechanic||321214|
|Social Professionals nec||272499|
|Software & Applications Programmers nec||261399|
|Specialist Physician (General Medicine)||253311|
|Specialist Physicians nec||253399|
|Thoracic Medicine Specialist||253324|
Are you eligible?
If you want to see the full list of skilled occupations please read our recent Blog post.
If you would like to discuss whether you are eligible for Queensland nomination please Contact Us.
Business and Skilled Migration Queensland have released their 216-2017 state nomination list. These have taken effective immediately. The full list of occupations that have sponsorship options are detailed on this link – 2016-2017 Skilled Occupations .
There are opportunities across a number of occupational groups – Building, Construction, Engineering, Teaching, Health Care, ICT, Trades.
The most significant changes include the addition of a number of ICT occupations for experienced professionals, such as those below:
- 261111 – ICT Business Analyst
- 261112 – Systems Analyst
- 261212 – Web Developer
- 261312 – Developer Programmer
- 261312 – Software Engineer
- 261314 – Software Tester
- 261399 – Software & Applications Programmers (not elsewhere classified)
- 263211 – ICT Quality Assurance Engineer
- 263212 – ICT Support Engineer
- 263213 – ICT Systems Test Engineer
- 263299 – ICT Support and Test Engineers (not elsewhere classified)
- 313111 – Hardware Technician
- 313112 – ICT Customer Support Officer
- 313112 – Web Administrator
- 313199 – ICT Support Technicians (not elsewhere classified)
Please get in touch to discuss your options for Australia’s sunshine state.
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