The occupation of Primary School Teacher was also removed from the CSOL for GSM. It is, however, still possible to apply for an employer-sponsored RSMS visa in this occupation.
More from The Australian:
“Cabinet makers and panelbeaters make a valuable contribution to the Australian economy. Migrants with these skills will enhance the size and skill of the Australian workforce,” Senator Cash said.
“There is a gap between the skills of Australians and the work that needs to be done.”
Urban and regional planners, dentists and dental specialists will be removed from the list. And barristers and solicitors, accountants, occupational health and safety, medical laboratory scientists and petroleum engineers could be scaled back. The number of accountants was reduced this year and few barristers are admitted.
The SOL applies to Independent points-based skilled migration, Family sponsored skilled visa applications, and Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa applicants in the Graduate Work stream.
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Some State Governments also released new occupation lists for GSM State Sponsorship, with South Australia making changes to their English language requirements.
If you would like to speak with one of our Registered Migration Agents regarding your options for skilled migration, please contact us.