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  • Australian Occupations SOL Reaching Ceiling

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

    PLEASE NOTE THIS OCCUPATIONS LIST HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IS NO LONGER VALID – For the most current list of Australian occupations in demand. Please CLICK HERE. 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 […] More

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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: […] More

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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 […] More

  • 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 latest Australian Skilled Occupations Lists had been published. 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 questions, posted both […] More

  • SOL 2016-17

    SOL 2016-17 Announced

    PLEASE NOTE THIS OCCUPATIONS LIST HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IS NO LONGER VALID – For the most current list of Australian occupations in demand. Please CLICK HERE. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. This list will come into effect from 1st July, 2016. […] More

  • 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, […] More

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    The Australian Skilled Occupation List (SOL)

    The Australian Skills Occupations List or SOL as it is better known is a really useful tool for giving people who want to migrate to Australia a clear idea of just what skills are in short supply here over the next three to five years. You can check if your skills are needed in Australia […] More

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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 […] More

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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 […] More

  • Government announces suspension of the Australian Skilled Migration program - SOL - Optimized blue ocean1

    Government announces suspension of the Australian Skilled Migration program

    In an unexpected move, the Australian Government has announced it will not accept applications for offshore general skilled migration, effective midnight AEST 7 May, until the end of the current program year on 30 June, 2010. The temporary suspension applies to all primary applicants for the following Australian visas: Subclass 175 – Skilled Independent; Subclass […] More

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    New Skilled Occupation List April 2010

    Jason Cameron, one of the Registered Migration Agents who regularly contributes in our forums recently posted a link to the new Skills Occupation List stating : Anyone interested in future skilled occupation list mid this year can gain some insight into the occupations that Skills Australia are proposing/considering. You can find the draft list on […] More

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    General Skilled Migration changes and their impact on international students

    The Australian Minister for Immigration yesterday announced significant changes to the General Skilled Migration (GSM) program. Changes include: Cap and Cease of offshore GSM applications lodged before 1 September 2007 A new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) to come into effect in mid 2010 Abolition of the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) Revocation of Critical […] More

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