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2017-2018 Skilled Occupations Lists Announced

2017-2018 Skilled Occupations Lists Announced

Australia has announced the new skilled occupation list for the immigration intake program for the year 2017-18. The new occupation list takes effect on Saturday, 1st July 2017. Applicants for General Skilled Migration are required to nominate an eligible occupation from the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List.  Applicants for the following visas can choose an occupation …

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Australian Occupations SOL Reaching Ceiling

Occupation Groups Nearing Their Occupation Ceilings

An occupation ceiling is a limit on the number of invitations that can be issued through SkillSelect each year. They are based on a percentage of stock employment figures for each occupation. Stock employment figures are provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and represent the number of people employed in Australia in each occupation. …

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Will Engineering Jobs Be On The 2017 – 2018 SOL?

We have a lot of engineers visiting getting down under and many will be wondering if Engineering will appear on the 2017 – 2018 Skilled Occupations List (SOL). Yesterday we wrote about the methodology used by the Australian Government’s Department of Education to select occupations which will appear on the Australian Skilled Occupations List (SOL). …

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Australian Occupations SOL Reaching Ceiling

2017/2018 SOL – Will Your Job Be On The 2017/2018 Australian Skilled Occupations List?

The 2017/2018 SOL or Australian Skilled Occupations List comes into effect in under three months and those aspiring to move to Australia in the 2017 / 2018 migration year will be interested in the range of jobs listed within the 2017 / 2018 SOL. Though the selection criteria for jobs listed within the Australian Skills …

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Major Proposed Changes To Australia Skilled Migration Program

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people around the world apply to migrate to Australia, but only a select group make it through the annual intake process. In a recently submitted report to the Australian Government, the Productivity Commission has recommended significant changes to Australia’s Skilled Migration program.   Some of the major recommendations are: …

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Will Your Occupation Be Removed From The Australian SOL

As part of the annual SOL review, there are a number of occupations which are ‘flagged’ for possible removal in the future. Generally, occupations are flagged when there is emerging evidence of excess supply in the labour market. For the 2016–17 SOL, 51 occupations have been flagged. Although being flagged down not guarantee that the …

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Job On The Australian SOL - What Next?

My Job Is On The Australian SOL. What Next?

Around about one week ago we announced that the 2016 – 2017 Australian Skilled Occupations List (SOL) had been announced. Since writing this article we’ve been picked up by a few online news organisations and as a result over 60,000 people have viewed the article! Together with these visitors, we’ve also had a heap of …

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2016 - 2017 Australian Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

Australia Skilled Occupations List 2016 – 2017

PLEASE NOTE THE OCCUPATIONS LIST REFERENCED IN THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IS NO LONGER VALID – For the most current list of Australian occupations in demand. Please CLICK HERE. The SOL 2016-17 has now been published. See the following article for the full 2016-2017 Skilled Occupations List: https://gettingdownunder.com/sol-2016-17/ In just a couple of months, …

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All Not Lost For Chefs and Cooks Following Changes to Skilled Occupation List

Highly qualified chefs and cooks will continue to be welcome in Australia, despite the removal of these occupations from the new Skilled Occupations List, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, said yesterday. The Minister said the removal of these occupations from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) would not hinder the industry’s ability …

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New Australian Skilled Occupation List (SOL) finally announced

PLEASE NOTE THE OCCUPATIONS LIST REFERENCED HERE HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IS NO LONGER VALID – For the most current list of Australian occupations in demand. Please CLICK HERE. It’s a little late, however the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL), has finally been released by the Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Evans. The …

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