Australian Occupations List

Australian Occupations List

One of the most, if not THE most important criteria you need to possess to qualify for an Australian visa is having a job considered ‘in demand’. These occupations are flagged within a number of Australian Occupations Lists published every 6 – 12 months by the Australian government.

Australian Occupations Lists

There are four occupations lists currently published by the Australian Government. The MTSSL or the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List which is referred to as the STSOL, the Regional Occupations List often referred to as the ROL and the Occupations Lists published under a Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA)

As the names suggest, the first two lists contain occupations qualifying for visas which are valid for a range of different durations starting from 2 years to the more sought after Permanent Australian Visa. The Regional Occupation list, on the other hand, contains occupations that will enable migrants to qualify for an Australian visa if they are willing to work and live in Regional Australia. Finally, the DAMA Occupations list, is a formal agreement between the Australian Government and a regional, state or territory authority. It provides access to more overseas workers than the standard skilled migration program

When reviewing the different Australian occupations lists, keep in mind that the MLTSSL lists occupations that qualify for a permanent Australian Visa whilst the STSOL lists occupations that qualify for a short-term visa for between 2 – 4 years. The Regional Occupations List, on the other hand, is aimed at addressing the needs of regional Australia and is applicable for Subclass 187 visa.

MLTSSL -Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List

Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MTSSL)

If you would like to see if you have an occupation which might qualify for a permanent Australian Visa then check the MTSSL list by clicking here.

STSOL - Short-term Skilled Occupation List

Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

If you would like to see if you have an occupation which would qualify for a short-term visa, check out the STSOL list by clicking here.

australia regional occupations list rol

Regional Occupation List (ROL)

If you would like to see if you have an occupation which would qualify for a visa in an occupation located within Regional Australia. Review the Regional Occupations list by clicking here

Australian Occupations List - DAMA Occupations List Australia 1 - Getting Down Under

Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA)

A Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) is a formal agreement between the Australian Government and a regional, state or territory authority. It provides access to more overseas workers than the standard skilled migration program. If you would like to see if you have an occupation which would qualify under a DAMA Agreement click here

 

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