Western Australia Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL)

On June 21st 2017 the new Western Australia Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL) was released.

The Western Australia Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL) used to carry 178 occupations, this was changed in Labours first day of government in March 2017. The 18 occupations now left on the list are mainly in the health sector where there is a genuine need, these include midwives, psychiatrists and several classes of registered nurses.

Out of these 18 occupations, only 10 will be offered for the subclass 190 visa (permanent). The remainder will be offered for the Provisional Visa 489 which requires the visa holder to be a temporary resident before fulfilling the 2 years with the sponsoring state, upon which they can apply for residency.

You must have an occupation on WASMOL and have relevant Australian or overseas work experience to be invited to apply for state nomination. All applicants are required to provide evidence of a minimum one year full-time employment contract for all occupations on the WASMOL.

The list is as follows;

ANZSCO code* Skilled Occupation Eligible visas Assessing authority Status
190 visa 489 visa
251214 Sonographer ASMIRT Available
251412 Orthoptist VETASSESS Available
252711 Audiologist VETASSESS​​ Available
253111 General Practitioner Medical Board of Australia Available
253316 Gastroenterologist Medical Board of Australia Available
253323 Rheumatologist ​​​Medical Board of Australia Available
253411 Psychiatrist Medical Board of Australia Available
253513 Neurosurgeon ​​​Medical Board of Australia Available
253515 Otorhinolaryngologist ​​Medical Board of Australia Available
253521 Vascular Surgeon ​​Medical Board of Australia Available
253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist ​​​Medical Board of Australia Available
2539 18 Radiation Oncologist Medical Board of Australia ​​ Available
254111 Midwife ANMAC Available
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) ​​ANMAC Available
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) ​​ANMAC Available
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) ​​ANMAC Available
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Heal th) ​​ANMAC Available
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) ANMAC Available

 

If you are thinking of emigrating to Western Australia then please contact our office to discuss your options.