Update – 36 occupations added to Australia’s skilled occupation list
DHA add 36 occupations to Australia’s skilled occupation list
The DHA have announced changes to their Medium & Long Term Strategic Skills Shortage List (MLTSSL). Visa applicants with a positive skills assessment and who meet the points may be eligible for a Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) visa.
Some of these occupations are returning occupations in Business, Information Technology, Engineering, Science & Education.
Two surprising occupations include Tennis Coach (452316) & Footballer (452411). This includes Soccer players and both Rugby Union and Rugby League players.
Full list of additional occupations
The additional occupations are:
- Arts Administrator or Manager
- Dancer or Choreographer
- Music Director
- Artistic Director
- Musician (Instrumental)
Sports & Recreation
- Tennis Coach
- Horse Trainer
- Environmental Manager
- Environmental Consultant
- Environmental Research Scientist
- Environmental Scientists nec
- Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum
- Petroleum Engineer
- Engineering Professionals nec
Business & Information Technology Professionals
- Software and Applications Programmers nec
- Multimedia Specialist
- Food Technologist
- Life Scientist (General
- Marine Biologist
- Life Scientists nec
- Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec
- University Lecturer
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