17 JANUARY 2018: CHANGES TO OCCUPATION LISTS AND RELATED INSTRUMENTS
The changes to the occupation lists have been announced. These changes will apply from 17 January 2018. Please note, this does not apply to applications lodged before 17thJanuary 2018 that are in the pipeline, it only effects applications lodged on or after 17thJanuary 2018.
The occupation lists only effect 457 visa applications and ENS Direct Entry Stream – it does not affect the ENS Temporary Residence Transition Stream as this does not rely on an occupation list.
Occupations added to the STSOL
|612115||Real Estate Representative||Yes|
Occupations moved from STSOL to MLTSSL
**No occupations moved from MLTSSL toSTSOL
Occupations removed from the lists completely
|142114||Hair or Beauty Salon Manager|
Occupations with caveat only changes
|Occupation – ANZSCO||Caveat change|
|Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec – 141999||New caveat – can only be applicable to regional areas|
|Management Accountant – 221112||New caveat – excludes clerical, bookkeeper and accounting clerk positions.
Must be in a business with a minimum annual turnover of $1million and in a business with no fewer than 5 employees.
|Massage Therapist – 411611||Wording amendment|
|Recruitment Consultant – 223112||Amended caveat – new $90,000 plus super minimum salary – also must be sponsored by a business with a $1million turnover and no fewer than 5 employees.|
|Supply and Distribution Manager – 133611||Amended caveat – excludes front-line retail setting, businesses with less than $1million turnover and must have a base salary of at least $65,000 plus super.|
|Taxation Accountant – 221113||Amended caveat – excludes clerical, bookkeeper and accounting clerk positions. Must be in a business with a minimum annual turnover of $1million and in a business with no fewer than 5 employees|
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