The Minister of Immigration and Border Protection has announced the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) which will come into effect 1 July 2016.
The good news is that Accountants, IT and most of the Engineering occupations remain on the new SOL list.
There are 9 occupations removed from the SOL and 2 occupations have been added.
The following occupation have been added to the Skilled Occupation list:
Applicants who require a skills assessment as part of their visa application must contact a relevant assessing authority directly to obtain a skill assessment.
The assessing authority will provide all necessary applications forms and associated information relating to the assessment.
There will be a charge by the assessing authorities for the assessment.