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IMMI 18/005 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies occupations for the purposes of sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A), and specify assessing authorities for the purposes of 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations 1994, in regard to the specification of occupations on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). Those occupations were previously specified in instrument IMMI 17/080.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 15 Jan 2018
Registered 16 Jan 2018
Tabled HR 05 Feb 2018
Tabled Senate 05 Feb 2018

 

Migration (IMMI 18/005: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities—Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2018

I, Peter Dutton, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, make the following instrument.

Dated 15 January 2018

Peter Dutton

 

The Hon Peter Dutton MP       

Minister for Home Affairs

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                     1

1  Name. ...................................................................................................................................... 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

Part 2—Specification of occupations and assessing authorities                                3

6  Specification of occupations and assessing authorities............................................................. 3

7  Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List............................................................................ 3

8  Short‑term Skilled Occupation List........................................................................................ 10

9  Certain occupations not applicable to persons who are to work in certain positions............... 18

10  Assessing authorities............................................................................................................ 20

Part 3—Transitional provisions                                                                                 22

11  Application of this instrument.............................................................................................. 22

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                   23

Part 1—Repeal                                                                                                            23

Migration (IMMI 17/080: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities–Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2017                                                                                                                                                                23

Part 2—Application of repeal                                                                                    24

1  Application of repeal.............................................................................................................. 24

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 18/005: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities—Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2018.

             (2)    This instrument may also be cited as IMMI 18/005.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

17 January 2018.

17 January 2018.

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following provisions of the Migration Regulations 1994:

                     (a)  sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A);

                     (b)  paragraph 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Regulations, including the following:

(a)    ANZSCO;

(b)    AUD.

                   In this instrument:

international trade obligation means an obligation of Australia under international law that relates to international trade, including such an obligation that arises under any agreement between Australia and another country, or other countries.

 

limited service restaurant includes the following:

                     (a)  a fast food or takeaway food service;

                     (b)  a fast casual restaurant;

                     (c)  a drinking establishment that offers only a limited food service;

                     (d)  a limited service cafe, including a coffee shop or mall cafe;

                     (e)  a limited service pizza restaurant.

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List means the table in subsection 7(1).

nec is short for not elsewhere classified.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List means the table in section 8.

university lecturer includes a research associate or research fellow in a university.

5  Schedules

Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Part 2Specification of occupations and assessing authorities

  

6  Specification of occupations and assessing authorities

Occupations

             (1)  For the purposes of sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A) of the Regulations:

                     (a)  an occupation mentioned in the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List or the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List is specified; and

                     (b)  the occupation is applicable to any person, subject to section 9 of this instrument.

Assessing authorities

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, a person or body mentioned in column 3 of an item of the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List or the Short‑Term Skilled Occupation List is the assessing authority for the occupation mentioned in column 1 of the item.

7  Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

             (1)  The following table is the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List.

 

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

Column 4

Inapplicability conditions (see section 9)

1

chief executive or managing director

111111

AIM

5

2

corporate general manager

111211

AIM

5

3

horse breeder

121316

VETASSESS

9, 10

4

construction project manager

133111

VETASSESS

 

5

engineering manager

133211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) AIM

 

6

child care centre manager

134111

TRA

 

7

nursing clinical director

134212

ANMAC

 

8

primary health organisation manager

134213

VETASSESS

 

9

welfare centre manager

134214

ACWA

 

10

faculty head

134411

VETASSESS

 

11

chief information officer

135111

ACS

 

12

environmental manager

139912

VETASSESS

 

13

musician (instrumental)

211213

VETASSESS

 

14

accountant (general)

221111

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

6, 19, 21

15

management accountant

221112

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

6, 19, 21

16

taxation accountant

221113

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

6, 19, 21

17

external auditor

221213

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

 

18

internal auditor

221214

VETASSESS

 

19

actuary

224111

VETASSESS

 

20

statistician

224113

VETASSESS

 

21

economist

224311

VETASSESS

 

22

land economist

224511

VETASSESS

 

23

valuer

224512

VETASSESS

 

24

management consultant

224711

VETASSESS

19, 21, 23

25

architect

232111

AACA

 

26

landscape architect

232112

VETASSESS

 

27

surveyor

232212

SSSI

 

28

cartographer

232213

VETASSESS

 

29

other spatial scientist

232214

VETASSESS

 

30

chemical engineer

233111

Engineers Australia

 

31

materials engineer

233112

Engineers Australia

 

32

civil engineer

233211

Engineers Australia

 

33

geotechnical engineer

233212

Engineers Australia

 

34

quantity surveyor

233213

AIQS

 

35

structural engineer

233214

Engineers Australia

 

36

transport engineer

233215

Engineers Australia

 

37

electrical engineer

233311

Engineers Australia

 

38

electronics engineer

233411

Engineers Australia

 

39

industrial engineer

233511

Engineers Australia

 

40

mechanical engineer

233512

Engineers Australia

 

41

production or plant engineer

233513

Engineers Australia

 

42

mining engineer (excluding petroleum)

233611

Engineers Australia

 

43

petroleum engineer

233612

Engineers Australia

 

44

aeronautical engineer

233911

Engineers Australia

 

45

agricultural engineer

233912

Engineers Australia

 

46

biomedical engineer

233913

Engineers Australia

 

47

engineering technologist

233914

Engineers Australia

 

48

environmental engineer

233915

Engineers Australia

 

49

naval architect

233916

Engineers Australia

 

50

engineering professionals (nec)

233999

Engineers Australia

 

51

agricultural consultant

234111

VETASSESS

 

52

agricultural scientist

234112

VETASSESS

 

53

forester

234113

VETASSESS

 

54

chemist

234211

VETASSESS

 

55

food technologist

234212

VETASSESS

 

56

environmental consultant

234312

VETASSESS

 

57

environmental research scientist

234313

VETASSESS

 

58

environmental scientists (nec)

234399

VETASSESS

 

59

geophysicist

234412

VETASSESS

 

60

hydrogeologist

234413

VETASSESS

 

61

life scientist (general)

234511

VETASSESS

 

62

biochemist

234513

VETASSESS

 

63

biotechnologist

234514

VETASSESS

 

64

botanist

234515

VETASSESS

 

65

marine biologist

234516

VETASSESS

 

66

microbiologist

234517

VETASSESS

 

67

zoologist

234518

VETASSESS

 

68

life scientists (nec)

234599

VETASSESS

 

69

medical laboratory scientist

234611

AIMS

 

70

veterinarian

234711

AVBC

 

71

conservator

234911

VETASSESS

 

72

metallurgist

234912

VETASSESS

 

73

meteorologist

234913

VETASSESS

 

74

physicist

234914

See subsection (2)

 

75

natural and physical science professionals (nec)

234999

VETASSESS

 

76

early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher

241111

AITSL

 

77

secondary school teacher

241411

AITSL

 

78

special needs teacher

241511

AITSL

 

79

teacher of the hearing impaired

241512

AITSL

 

80

teacher of the sight impaired

241513

AITSL

 

81

special education teachers (nec)

241599

AITSL

 

82

university lecturer

242111

VETASSESS

1

83

medical diagnostic radiographer

251211

ASMIRT

 

84

medical radiation therapist

251212

ASMIRT

 

85

nuclear medicine technologist

251213

ANZSNM

 

86

sonographer

251214

ASMIRT

 

87

optometrist

251411

OCANZ

 

88

orthotist or prosthetist

251912

AOPA

 

89

chiropractor

252111

CCEA

 

90

osteopath

252112

AOAC

 

91

occupational therapist

252411

OTC

 

92

physiotherapist

252511

APC

 

93

podiatrist

252611

(a) APodA; or

(b) ANZPAC

 

94

audiologist

252711

VETASSESS

 

95

speech pathologist

252712

SPA

 

96

general practitioner

253111

MedBA

 

97

specialist physician (general medicine)

253311

MedBA

 

98

cardiologist

253312

MedBA

 

99

clinical haematologist

253313

MedBA

 

100

medical oncologist

253314

MedBA

 

101

endocrinologist

253315

MedBA

 

102

gastroenterologist

253316

MedBA

 

103

intensive care specialist

253317

MedBA

 

104

neurologist

253318

MedBA

 

105

paediatrician

253321

MedBA

 

106

renal medicine specialist

253322

MedBA

 

107

rheumatologist

253323

MedBA

 

108

thoracic medicine specialist

253324

MedBA

 

109

specialist physicians (nec)

253399

MedBA

 

110

psychiatrist

253411

MedBA

 

111

surgeon (general)

253511

MedBA

 

112

cardiothoracic surgeon

253512

MedBA

 

113

neurosurgeon

253513

MedBA

 

114

orthopaedic surgeon

253514

MedBA

 

115

otorhinolaryngologist

253515

MedBA

 

116

paediatric surgeon

253516

MedBA

 

117

plastic and reconstructive surgeon

253517

MedBA

 

118

urologist

253518

MedBA

 

119

vascular surgeon

253521

MedBA

 

120

dermatologist

253911

MedBA

 

121

emergency medicine specialist

253912

MedBA

 

122

obstetrician and gynaecologist

253913

MedBA

 

123

ophthalmologist

253914

MedBA

 

124

pathologist

253915

MedBA

 

125

diagnostic and interventional radiologist

253917

MedBA

 

126

radiation oncologist

253918

MedBA

 

127

medical practitioners (nec)

253999

MedBA

 

128

midwife

254111

ANMAC

 

129

nurse practitioner

254411

ANMAC

 

130

registered nurse (aged care)

254412

ANMAC

 

131

registered nurse (child and family health)

254413

ANMAC

 

132

registered nurse (community health)

254414

ANMAC

 

133

registered nurse (critical care and emergency)

254415

ANMAC

 

134

registered nurse (developmental disability)

254416

ANMAC

 

135

registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)

254417

ANMAC

 

136

registered nurse (medical)

254418

ANMAC

 

137

registered nurse (medical practice)

254421

ANMAC

 

138

registered nurse (mental health)

254422

ANMAC

 

139

registered nurse (perioperative)

254423

ANMAC

 

140

registered nurse (surgical)

254424

ANMAC

 

141

registered nurse (paediatrics)

254425

ANMAC

 

142

registered nurses (nec)

254499

ANMAC

 

143

ICT business analyst

261111

ACS

 

144

systems analyst

261112

ACS

 

145

multimedia specialist

261211

ACS

 

146

analyst programmer

261311

ACS

 

147

developer programmer

261312

ACS

 

148

software engineer

261313

ACS

 

149

software and applications programmers (nec)

261399

ACS

 

150

ICT security specialist

262112

ACS

 

151

computer network and systems engineer

263111

ACS

 

152

telecommunications engineer

263311

Engineers Australia

 

153

telecommunications network engineer

263312

Engineers Australia

 

154

barrister

271111

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

 

155

solicitor

271311

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

 

156

clinical psychologist

272311

APS

 

157

educational psychologist

272312

APS

 

158

organisational psychologist

272313

APS

 

159

psychologists (nec)

272399

APS

 

160

social worker

272511

AASW

 

161

civil engineering draftsperson

312211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) VETASSESS

 

162

civil engineering technician

312212

VETASSESS

 

163

electrical engineering draftsperson

312311

Engineers Australia

 

164

electrical engineering technician

312312

TRA

 

165

radio communications technician

313211

TRA

 

166

telecommunications field engineer

313212

Engineers Australia

 

167

telecommunications technical officer or technologist

313214

Engineers Australia

 

168

automotive electrician

321111

TRA

 

169

motor mechanic (general)

321211

TRA

 

170

diesel motor mechanic

321212

TRA

 

171

motorcycle mechanic

321213

TRA

 

172

small engine mechanic

321214

TRA

 

173

sheetmetal trades worker

322211

TRA

 

174

metal fabricator

322311

TRA

 

175

welder (first class)

322313

TRA

 

176

fitter (general)

323211

TRA

 

177

fitter and turner

323212

TRA

 

178

fitter‑welder

323213

TRA

 

179

metal machinist (first class)

323214

TRA

 

180

locksmith

323313

TRA

 

181

panelbeater

324111

TRA

 

182

bricklayer

331111

TRA

 

183

stonemason

331112

TRA

 

184

carpenter and joiner

331211

TRA

 

185

carpenter

331212

TRA

 

186

joiner

331213

TRA

 

187

painting trades worker

332211

TRA

 

188

glazier

333111

TRA

 

189

fibrous plasterer

333211

TRA

 

190

solid plasterer

333212

TRA

 

191

wall and floor tiler

333411

TRA

 

192

plumber (general)

334111

TRA

 

193

airconditioning and mechanical services plumber

334112

TRA

 

194

drainer

334113

TRA

 

195

gasfitter

334114

TRA

 

196

roof plumber

334115

TRA

 

197

electrician (general)

341111

TRA

 

198

electrician (special class)

341112

TRA

 

199

lift mechanic

341113

TRA

 

200

airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic

342111

TRA

 

201

technical cable jointer

342212

TRA

 

202

electronic equipment trades worker

342313

TRA

 

203

electronic instrument trades worker (general)

342314

TRA

 

204

electronic instrument trades worker (special class)

342315

TRA

 

205

chef

351311

TRA

7, 8

206

horse trainer

361112

TRA

 

207

cabinetmaker

394111

TRA

 

208

boat builder and repairer

399111

TRA

 

209

shipwright

399112

TRA

 

Note 1:       Column 2 is included for information only.

Note 2:       For the meaning of the expressions in column 3, see section 10.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations:

                     (a)  VETASSESS is the assessing authority for physicists, other than medical physicists; and

                     (b)  ACPSEM is the assessing authority for medical physicists.

8  Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

                   The following table is the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List.

 

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

Column 4

Inapplicability conditions (see section 9)

1

aquaculture farmer

121111

VETASSESS

9, 10

2

cotton grower

121211

VETASSESS

9, 10

3

flower grower

121212

VETASSESS

9, 10

4

fruit or nut grower

121213

VETASSESS

9, 10

5

grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)

121214

VETASSESS

9, 10

6

grape grower

121215

VETASSESS

9, 10

7

mixed crop farmer

121216

VETASSESS

9, 10

8

sugar cane grower

121217

VETASSESS

9, 10

9

vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)

121221

VETASSESS

9, 10

10

crop farmers (nec)

121299

VETASSESS

9, 10

11

apiarist

121311

VETASSESS

9, 10

12

beef cattle farmer

121312

VETASSESS

9, 10

13

dairy cattle farmer

121313

VETASSESS

9, 10

14

mixed livestock farmer

121317

VETASSESS

9, 10

15

pig farmer

121318

VETASSESS

9, 10

16

poultry farmer

121321

VETASSESS

9, 10

17

sheep farmer

121322

VETASSESS

9, 10

18

livestock farmers (nec)

121399

VETASSESS

9, 10

19

mixed crop and livestock farmer

121411

VETASSESS

9, 10

20

sales and marketing manager

131112

AIM

3, 11, 20

21

advertising manager

131113

AIM

 

22

corporate services manager

132111

VETASSESS

4, 20, 22

23

finance manager

132211

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

1

24

human resource manager

132311

AIM

 

25

research and development manager

132511

VETASSESS

 

26

manufacturer

133411

VETASSESS

 

27

production manager (forestry)

133511

VETASSESS

10

28

production manager (manufacturing)

133512

VETASSESS

 

29

production manager (mining)

133513

VETASSESS

 

30

supply and distribution manager

133611

AIM

3, 11, 20

31

health and welfare services managers (nec)

134299

VETASSESS

 

32

school principal

134311

VETASSESS

 

33

education managers (nec)

134499

VETASSESS

 

34

ICT project manager

135112

ACS

1

35

ICT managers (nec)

135199

ACS

 

36

arts administrator or manager

139911

VETASSESS

 

37

laboratory manager

139913

VETASSESS

 

38

quality assurance manager

139914

VETASSESS

 

39

specialist managers (nec) except:

(a) ambassador; or

(b) archbishop; or

(c) bishop

139999

VETASSESS

 

40

cafe or restaurant manager

141111

VETASSESS

8

41

hotel or motel manager

141311

VETASSESS

9

42

accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)

141999

VETASSESS

10

43

post office manager

142115

VETASSESS

10

44

fitness centre manager

149112

VETASSESS

10

45

sports centre manager

149113

VETASSESS

10

46

customer service manager

149212

VETASSESS

2, 11, 19

47

conference and event organiser

149311

VETASSESS

2, 19

48

transport company manager

149413

VETASSESS

9, 19, 21

49

facilities manager

149913

VETASSESS

14

50

dancer or choreographer

211112

VETASSESS

 

51

music director

211212

VETASSESS

 

52

music professionals (nec)

211299

VETASSESS

 

53

photographer

211311

VETASSESS

 

54

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)

211499

VETASSESS

 

55

artistic director

212111

VETASSESS

 

56

book or script editor

212212

VETASSESS

 

57

director (film, television, radio or stage)

212312

VETASSESS

 

58

film and video editor

212314

VETASSESS

 

59

program director (television or radio)

212315

VETASSESS

 

60

stage manager

212316

VETASSESS

 

61

technical director

212317

VETASSESS

 

62

video producer

212318

VETASSESS

 

63

copywriter

212411

VETASSESS

 

64

newspaper or periodical editor

212412

VETASSESS

 

65

print journalist

212413

VETASSESS

 

66

technical writer

212415

VETASSESS

 

67

television journalist

212416

VETASSESS

 

68

journalists and other writers (nec)

212499

VETASSESS

 

69

company secretary

221211

VETASSESS

 

70

commodities trader

222111

VETASSESS

 

71

finance broker

222112

VETASSESS

 

72

insurance broker

222113

VETASSESS

 

73

financial brokers (nec)

222199

VETASSESS

 

74

financial market dealer

222211

VETASSESS

 

75

stockbroking dealer

222213

VETASSESS

 

76

financial dealers (nec)

222299

VETASSESS

 

77

financial investment adviser

222311

VETASSESS

 

78

financial investment manager

222312

VETASSESS

 

79

recruitment consultant

223112

VETASSESS

19, 21, 23

80

ICT trainer

223211

ACS

 

81

mathematician

224112

VETASSESS

 

82

gallery or museum curator

224212

VETASSESS

 

83

health information manager

224213

VETASSESS

 

84

records manager

224214

VETASSESS

 

85

librarian

224611

VETASSESS

 

86

organisation and methods analyst

224712

VETASSESS

 

87

patents examiner

224914

VETASSESS

 

88

information and organisation professionals (nec)

224999

VETASSESS

1

89

advertising specialist

225111

VETASSESS

1

90

marketing specialist

225113

VETASSESS

2, 11, 19

91

ICT account manager

225211

VETASSESS

 

92

ICT business development manager

225212

VETASSESS

 

93

ICT sales representative

225213

VETASSESS

 

94

public relations professional

225311

VETASSESS

 

95

technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives

225499

VETASSESS

2, 15

96

aeroplane pilot

231111

CASA

10

97

flying instructor

231113

VETASSESS

10

98

helicopter pilot

231114

CASA

10

99

fashion designer

232311

VETASSESS

 

100

industrial designer

232312

VETASSESS

 

101

jewellery designer

232313

VETASSESS

 

102

graphic designer

232411

VETASSESS

1

103

illustrator

232412

VETASSESS

 

104

web designer

232414

VETASSESS

 

105

interior designer

232511

VETASSESS

 

106

urban and regional planner

232611

VETASSESS

 

107

wine maker

234213

VETASSESS

10

108

geologist

234411

VETASSESS

 

109

primary school teacher

241213

AITSL

 

110

middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)

241311

AITSL

 

111

education adviser

249111

VETASSESS

 

112

art teacher (private tuition)

249211

VETASSESS

 

113

dance teacher (private tuition)

249212

VETASSESS

 

114

music teacher (private tuition)

249214

VETASSESS

 

115

private tutors and teachers (nec)

249299

VETASSESS

 

116

teacher of English to speakers of other languages

249311

VETASSESS

 

117

dietitian

251111

DAA

 

118

nutritionist

251112

VETASSESS

 

119

occupational health and safety adviser

251312

VETASSESS

 

120

orthoptist

251412

VETASSESS

 

121

hospital pharmacist

251511

APharmC

 

122

industrial pharmacist

251512

VETASSESS

 

123

retail pharmacist

251513

APharmC

 

124

health promotion officer

251911

VETASSESS

 

125

health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)

251999

VETASSESS

 

126

acupuncturist

252211

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

 

127

naturopath

252213

VETASSESS

 

128

traditional Chinese medicine practitioner

252214

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

 

129

complementary health therapists (nec)

252299

VETASSESS

 

130

dental specialist

252311

ADC

 

131

dentist

252312

ADC

 

132

resident medical officer

253112

MedBA

 

133

anaesthetist

253211

MedBA

 

134

nurse educator

254211

ANMAC

 

135

nurse researcher

254212

ANMAC

 

136

nurse manager

254311

ANMAC

 

137

web developer

261212

ACS

1

138

software tester

261314

ACS

1

139

database administrator

262111

ACS

 

140

systems administrator

262113

ACS

 

141

network administrator

263112

ACS

 

142

network analyst

263113

ACS

 

143

ICT quality assurance engineer

263211

ACS

 

144

ICT support engineer

263212

ACS

1

145

ICT systems test engineer

263213

ACS

1

146

ICT support and test engineers (nec)

263299

ACS

 

147

judicial and other legal professionals (nec)

271299

VETASSESS

 

148

careers counsellor

272111

VETASSESS

 

149

drug and alcohol counsellor

272112

VETASSESS

 

150

family and marriage counsellor

272113

VETASSESS

 

151

rehabilitation counsellor

272114

VETASSESS

 

152

student counsellor

272115

VETASSESS

 

153

counsellors (nec)

272199

VETASSESS

 

154

psychotherapist

272314

VETASSESS

 

155

interpreter

272412

NAATI

 

156

social professionals (nec)

272499

VETASSESS

 

157

recreation officer

272612

VETASSESS

 

158

welfare worker

272613

ACWA

 

159

agricultural technician

311111

VETASSESS

10

160

anaesthetic technician

311211

VETASSESS

 

161

cardiac technician

311212

VETASSESS

 

162

medical laboratory technician

311213

AIMS

 

163

pharmacy technician

311215

VETASSESS

 

164

medical technicians (nec)

311299

VETASSESS

 

165

meat inspector

311312

VETASSESS

 

166

primary products inspectors (nec)

311399

VETASSESS

10

167

chemistry technician

311411

VETASSESS

 

168

earth science technician

311412

VETASSESS

 

169

life science technician

311413

VETASSESS

 

170

science technicians (nec)

311499

VETASSESS

 

171

architectural draftsperson

312111

VETASSESS

 

172

building inspector

312113

VETASSESS

 

173

architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)

312199

VETASSESS

 

174

mechanical engineering technician

312512

TRA

16

175

metallurgical or materials technician

312912

VETASSESS

 

176

mine deputy

312913

VETASSESS

 

177

hardware technician

313111

TRA

 

178

ICT customer support officer

313112

TRA

 

179

web administrator

313113

ACS

 

180

ICT support technicians (nec)

313199

TRA

 

181

farrier

322113

TRA

 

182

aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)

323111

TRA

 

183

aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)

323112

TRA

 

184

aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)

323113

TRA

 

185

textile, clothing and footwear mechanic

323215

TRA

 

186

metal fitters and machinists (nec)

323299

TRA

 

187

precision instrument maker and repairer

323314

TRA

 

188

watch and clock maker and repairer

323316

TRA

 

189

toolmaker

323412

TRA

 

190

vehicle body builder

324211

TRA

 

191

vehicle trimmer

324212

TRA

 

192

roof tiler

333311

TRA

 

193

business machine mechanic

342311

TRA

 

194

cabler (data and telecommunications)

342411

TRA

 

195

telecommunications linesworker

342413

TRA

 

196

baker

351111

TRA

17

197

pastrycook

351112

TRA

17

198

butcher or smallgoods maker

351211

TRA

 

199

cook

351411

TRA

7, 8

200

dog handler or trainer

361111

VETASSESS

 

201

animal attendants and trainers (nec)

361199

VETASSESS

18

202

veterinary nurse

361311

VETASSESS

 

203

florist

362111

TRA

 

204

gardener (general)

362211

TRA

 

205

arborist

362212

TRA

 

206

landscape gardener

362213

TRA

 

207

greenkeeper

362311

TRA

 

208

hairdresser

391111

TRA

1

209

print finisher

392111

TRA

 

210

printing machinist

392311

TRA

 

211

dressmaker or tailor

393213

TRA

 

212

upholsterer

393311

TRA

 

213

furniture finisher

394211

TRA

 

214

wood machinist

394213

TRA

 

215

wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)

394299

TRA

 

216

chemical plant operator

399211

TRA

 

217

power generation plant operator

399213

TRA

 

218

library technician

399312

VETASSESS

 

219

jeweller

399411

TRA

 

220

camera operator (film, television or video)

399512

TRA

 

221

make up artist

399514

TRA

 

222

sound technician

399516

TRA

 

223

performing arts technicians (nec)

399599

VETASSESS

 

224

signwriter

399611

TRA

 

225

ambulance officer

411111

VETASSESS

 

226

intensive care ambulance paramedic

411112

VETASSESS

 

227

dental technician

411213

TRA

 

228

diversional therapist

411311

VETASSESS

 

229

enrolled nurse

411411

ANMAC

 

230

massage therapist

411611

VETASSESS

12

231

community worker

411711

ACWA

 

232

disabilities services officer

411712

VETASSESS

 

233

family support worker

411713

VETASSESS

 

234

residential care officer

411715

VETASSESS

 

235

youth worker

411716

ACWA

 

236

diving instructor (open water)

452311

VETASSESS

 

237

gymnastics coach or instructor

452312

VETASSESS

 

238

horse riding coach or instructor

452313

VETASSESS

 

239

snowsport instructor

452314

VETASSESS

 

240

swimming coach or instructor

452315

VETASSESS

 

241

tennis coach

452316

VETASSESS

 

242

other sports coach or instructor

452317

VETASSESS

 

243

sports development officer

452321

VETASSESS

 

244

footballer

452411

VETASSESS

 

245

sportspersons (nec)

452499

VETASSESS

 

246

contract administrator

511111

VETASSESS

1

247

program or project administrator

511112

VETASSESS

 

248

insurance loss adjuster

599612

VETASSESS

 

249

insurance agent

611211

VETASSESS

 

250

property manager

612112

VETASSESS

2, 10, 19, 21

251

real estate representative

612115

VETASSESS

2, 10, 19, 21

252

retail buyer

639211

VETASSESS

11

Note 1:       Column 2 is included for information only.

Note 2:       For the meaning of the expressions in column 3, see section 10.

9  Certain occupations not applicable to persons who are to work in certain positions

                   For the purposes of sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A) of the Regulations, an occupation is not applicable to a person, as mentioned in sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(AAA), if:

                     (a)  the occupation is mentioned in column 1 of an item of the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List or the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List; and

                     (b)  column 4 (inapplicability conditions) of that item mentions one or more numbers; and

                     (c)  the item of the following table with that number, or an item of the following table with one of those numbers, applies to the position in which the person is to work.

 

Positions for which occupation is inapplicable

Item

Position

1

The position does not require a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience.

2

The position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD65,000.

3

(a) the position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD65,000; and

(b) if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

4

(a) the position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD80,000; and

(b) if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

5

(a) the position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD180,001; and

(b) if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

6

The position is a clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk position.

7

The position is involved in mass production in a factory setting.

8

The position is in a limited service restaurant.

9

The position predominantly involves responsibility for low‑skilled tasks.

Example 1:              Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to
                                housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.

Example 2:              Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.

Example 3:              Truck driving.

10

The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations).

11

The position:

(a) is based in a front‑line retail setting; or

(b) predominantly involves direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

12

The position:

(a) is not a full‑time position; or

(b) is not based in a therapeutic setting; or

(c) involves the provision of non‑medical relaxation massage; or

(d) is in a retail setting.

14

The position:

(a) is not located in a commercial building or shopping centre environment; or

(b) predominantly involves managing the provision of only one particular service to a facility or managing one particular relationship.

Example: Managing the cleaning contract for a facility but not other contracts relevant to the facility.

15

The position:

(a) is based in a front‑line retail setting; or

(b) is based in a call centre and does not require a significant technical knowledge of products; or

(c) predominantly involves selling educational courses to individual students.

16

The position relates to mobile phone repairs.

17

The position relates to mass or standardised production (as opposed to specialist production), including the following:

(a) a position based in a franchise or factory;

(b) a position that:

(i) involves full or partial production of food product for distribution to another location; or

(ii) predominantly involves the use of pre‑prepared food product from another location.

18

The position relates to animal husbandry, including caring for livestock on a farm.

19

The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.

20

(a) the position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000; and

(b) if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

21

The position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees.

22

(a) the position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees; and

(b) if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

23

The position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD90,000.

10  Assessing authorities

                   In this instrument, the expression mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table is short for the expression mentioned in column 2 of the item.

 

Assessing authorities

Item

Column 1

Brief expression

Column 2

Meaning

1

AACA

Architects Accreditation Council of Australia Inc

2

AASW

Australian Association of Social Workers

3

ACPSEM

Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine

4

ACS

Australian Computer Society

5

ACWA

Australian Community Workers Association

6

ADC

Australian Dental Council

7

AIM

Australian Institute of Management

8

AIMS

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

9

AIQS

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

10

AITSL

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

11

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

12

ANMAC

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council Limited

13

ANZPAC

Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council Inc.

14

ANZSNM

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine

15

AOAC

Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council

Note:       AOAC was previously known as the Australian and New Zealand Osteopathic Council.

16

AOPA

Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association

17

APC

Australian Physiotherapy Council

18

APharmC

Australian Pharmacy Council

19

APodA

Australian Podiatry Association

Note:       APodA was previously known as the Australian Podiatry Council.

20

APS

Australian Psychological Society

21

ASMIRT

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Note:       ASMIRT was previously known as the Australian Institute of Radiography.

22

AVBC

Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc.

23

CAANZ

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Note:       CAANZ was previously known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.

24

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

25

CCEA

Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia Limited

26

CPAA

CPA Australia Ltd

27

DAA

Dietitians Association of Australia

28

Engineers Australia

Institution of Engineers Australia

29

IPA

Institute of Public Accountants

30

MedBA

Medical Board of Australia

31

NAATI

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters

32

OCANZ

Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand

33

OTC

Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand) Limited

34

SPA

Speech Pathology Association of Australia

35

SSSI

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute

36

TRA

Trades Recognition Australia

Part 3Transitional provisions

  

11  Application of this instrument

This instrument applies in relation to the following:

a)      Subsection 6(1) applies in relation to an application for approval of a nomination if the application is made on or after 17 January 2018;

b)      Subsections 6(2) and 7(2) apply in relation to an application made on or after 17 January 2018 for a Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) visa if the related application for approval of a nomination is made on or after 17 January 2018.

 


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

 

Part 1Repeal

Migration (IMMI 17/080: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities–Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2017

 

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.

 


 

Part 2Application of repeal

1  Application of repeal

 

Despite the repeal of the Migration (IMMI 17/080: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities–Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2017 (the repealed instrument) by Part 1 of this Schedule, the repealed instrument, as in force immediately before the commencement of that Part, continues to apply in relation to:

 

(a)    an application of a kind mentioned in subsection 10(1) of the repealed instrument if the application is made before 17 January 2018; and

 

(b)   an application of a kind mentioned in subsection 10(2) of the repealed instrument if:

(i)  the application is made before, on or after 17 January 2018; and

(ii)  the related application for approval of a nomination is made before 17 January 2018.