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IMMI 18/051 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies skilled occupations for the purposes of various provisions of the Migration Regulations 1994 to specify persons and bodies as relevant assessing authorities for the purposes of subregulation 2.26B(1), and to specify the definition of Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) for the purposes of regulation 1.03 of the regulations. It introduces the Regional Occupation List for migration to regional Australia for state and territory nominated applicants of the Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 489) visa.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 15 Mar 2018
Registered 17 Mar 2018
Tabled HR 26 Mar 2018
Tabled Senate 20 Mar 2018
Table of contents.

 

Migration (IMMI 18/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018

I, Alan Tudge, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated               15 March 2018

Alan Tudge

The Hon Alan Tudge MP

Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                     1

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

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

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

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

5  Meaning of ANZSCO.............................................................................................................. 2

6  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

Part 2—Specification of occupations and assessing authorities                                3

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

8  Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List............................................................................ 5

9  Short‑term Skilled Occupation List........................................................................................ 11

10  Regional Occupation List..................................................................................................... 19

11  Assessing authorities............................................................................................................ 21

 

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                   23

Part 1—Repeal                                                                                                            23

Migration (IMMI 18/007: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018

Part 2—Application of repeal                                                                                    24

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

 

 

 

 

                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Part 1Preliminary

 

1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 18/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018.

             (2)    This instrument may also be cited as IMMI 18/051.

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

18 March 2018.

18 March 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)  regulation 1.03;

                     (b)  subregulation 1.15I(1);

                     (c)  subregulation 2.26B(1);

                     (d)  subitem 1137(4C) of Schedule 1;

                     (e)  item 4 of the table in subitem 1138(4) of Schedule 1;

                      (f)  paragraph 1229(3)(k) of Schedule 1;

                     (g)  item 4 of the table in subitem 1230(4) of Schedule 1.

4  Definitions

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

                   In this instrument:

applicable list has the meaning given by subsection 7(2) of this instrument.

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List means the table in subsection 8(1) of this instrument.

nec is short for not elsewhere classified.

Regional Occupation List means the table in subsection 10(1) of this instrument.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List means the table in subsection 9(1).

5  Meaning of ANZSCO

                   For the purposes of regulation 1.03 of the Regulations, ANZSCO means the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations published by the Australia Bureau of Statistics, as in force on 18 March 2018.

6  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

  

7  Specification of occupations and assessing authorities

Scope of this section

             (1)  This section applies to a class of persons mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table:

 

Classes of persons

Item

Column 1

Classes of persons

Column 2

Applicable lists (see subsection (2))

1

(a) persons who are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 189 (Skilled—Independent) visa; and

(b) persons who are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa and who are not nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(c) spouses or de facto partners of persons mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b)

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

2

persons who apply on or after 18 March 2018 for a Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visa

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

3

(a) persons who:

(i) are nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(ii) are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated) visa; and

(b) spouses or de facto partners of persons to whom paragraph (a) applies; and

(c) persons who:

(i) are the spouses or de facto partners of persons who are nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(ii) are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated) visa

(a) Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List; and

(b) Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

4

(a) persons who:

(i) are nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(ii) are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa; and

(b) spouses or de facto partners of persons to whom paragraph (a) applies; and

(c) persons who:

(i) are the spouses or de facto partners of persons who are nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(ii) are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa

(a) Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List;

(b) Short‑term Skilled Occupation List; and

(c) Regional Occupation List

Meaning of applicable list

             (2)  A list mentioned in column 2 of the item is an applicable list for the class.

Specification of occupations

             (3)  For the purposes of paragraph 1.15I(1)(a) of the Regulations, each occupation mentioned in column 1 of an item of an applicable list for the class is specified to be a skilled occupation for the class, subject to subsection 8(2) of this instrument.

             (4)  For the purposes of paragraph 1.15I(1)(c) of the Regulations, the occupation is applicable to each member of the class.

             (5)  If the occupation is a skilled occupation in relation to a member of the class, the skilled occupation is specified:

                     (a)  if item 1 of the table in subsection (1) of this section applies—for the purposes of item 4 of the table in subitem 1137(4B), and item 4 of the table in subitem 1230(4), of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, as a skilled occupation; or

                     (b)  if item 2 of the table in subsection (1) of this section applies—for the purposes of paragraph 1229(3)(k) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; or

                     (c)  if item 3 of the table in subsection (1) of this section applies—for the purposes of item 4 of the table in subitem 1138(4) ,of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, as a skilled occupation;

                     (d)  if item 4 of the table in subsection (1) of this section applies – for the purposes of item 4 of the table in subitem 1230(4) of Schedule 1 to the regulations, as a skilled occupation.

Specification of assessing authorities

             (6)  For the purposes of subregulation 2.26B(1) of the Regulations, if the occupation is a skilled occupation in relation to a member of the class, a person or body listed in column 3 of the item of the applicable list is specified as the relevant assessing authority for:

                     (a)  the skilled occupation; and

                     (b)  all countries;

for the purposes of an application for a skills assessment made by a resident of one of those countries.

8  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

Specified for only certain classes (see subsection 8(2))

1

construction project manager

133111

VETASSESS

 

2

engineering manager

133211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) AIM

 

3

child care centre manager

134111

TRA

 

4

nursing clinical director

134212

ANMAC

 

5

primary health organisation manager

134213

VETASSESS

 

6

welfare centre manager

134214

ACWA

 

7

accountant (general)

221111

(a) CPAA; or

(b) CAANZ; or

(c) IPA

 

8

management accountant

221112

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

 

9

taxation accountant

221113

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

 

10

external auditor

221213

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

 

11

internal auditor

221214

VETASSESS

 

12

actuary

224111

VETASSESS

 

13

land economist

224511

VETASSESS

 

14

valuer

224512

VETASSESS

 

15

management consultant

224711

VETASSESS

 

16

architect

232111

AACA

 

17

landscape architect

232112

VETASSESS

 

18

surveyor

232212

SSSI

 

19

cartographer

232213

VETASSESS

 

20

other spatial scientist

232214

VETASSESS

 

21

chemical engineer

233111

Engineers Australia

 

22

materials engineer

233112

Engineers Australia

 

23

civil engineer

233211

Engineers Australia

 

24

geotechnical engineer

233212

Engineers Australia

 

25

quantity surveyor

233213

AIQS

 

26

structural engineer

233214

Engineers Australia

 

27

transport engineer

233215

Engineers Australia

 

28

electrical engineer

233311

Engineers Australia

 

29

electronics engineer

233411

Engineers Australia

 

30

industrial engineer

233511

Engineers Australia

 

31

mechanical engineer

233512

Engineers Australia

 

32

production or plant engineer

233513

Engineers Australia

 

33

aeronautical engineer

233911

Engineers Australia

 

34

agricultural engineer

233912

Engineers Australia

 

35

biomedical engineer

233913

Engineers Australia

 

36

engineering technologist

233914

Engineers Australia

 

37

environmental engineer

233915

Engineers Australia

 

38

naval architect

233916

Engineers Australia

 

39

agricultural consultant

234111

VETASSESS

 

40

agricultural scientist

234112

VETASSESS

 

41

forester

234113

VETASSESS

 

42

medical laboratory scientist

234611

AIMS

 

43

veterinarian

234711

AVBC

 

44

physicist (medical physicist only)

234914

ACPSEM

 

45

early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher

241111

AITSL

 

46

secondary school teacher

241411

AITSL

 

47

special needs teacher

241511

AITSL

 

48

teacher of the hearing impaired

241512

AITSL

 

49

teacher of the sight impaired

241513

AITSL

 

50

special education teachers (nec)

241599

AITSL

 

51

medical diagnostic radiographer

251211

ASMIRT

 

52

medical radiation therapist

251212

ASMIRT

 

53

nuclear medicine technologist

251213

ANZSNM

 

54

sonographer

251214

ASMIRT

 

55

optometrist

251411

OCANZ

 

56

orthotist or prosthetist

251912

AOPA

 

57

chiropractor

252111

CCEA

 

58

osteopath

252112

AOAC

 

59

occupational therapist

252411

OTC

 

60

physiotherapist

252511

APC

 

61

podiatrist

252611

(a) APodA; or

(b) ANZPAC

 

62

audiologist

252711

VETASSESS

 

63

speech pathologist

252712

SPA

 

64

general practitioner

253111

MedBA

 

65

specialist physician (general medicine)

253311

MedBA

 

66

cardiologist

253312

MedBA

 

67

clinical haematologist

253313

MedBA

 

68

medical oncologist

253314

MedBA

 

69

endocrinologist

253315

MedBA

 

70

gastroenterologist

253316

MedBA

 

71

intensive care specialist

253317

MedBA

 

72

neurologist

253318

MedBA

 

73

paediatrician

253321

MedBA

 

74

renal medicine specialist

253322

MedBA

 

75

rheumatologist

253323

MedBA

 

76

thoracic medicine specialist

253324

MedBA

 

77

specialist physicians (nec)

253399

MedBA

 

78

psychiatrist

253411

MedBA

 

79

surgeon (general)

253511

MedBA

 

80

cardiothoracic surgeon

253512

MedBA

 

81

neurosurgeon

253513

MedBA

 

82

orthopaedic surgeon

253514

MedBA

 

83

otorhinolaryngologist

253515

MedBA

 

84

paediatric surgeon

253516

MedBA

 

85

plastic and reconstructive surgeon

253517

MedBA

 

86

urologist

253518

MedBA

 

87

vascular surgeon

253521

MedBA

 

88

dermatologist

253911

MedBA

 

89

emergency medicine specialist

253912

MedBA

 

90

obstetrician and gynaecologist

253913

MedBA

 

91

ophthalmologist

253914

MedBA

 

92

pathologist

253915

MedBA

 

93

diagnostic and interventional radiologist

253917

MedBA

 

94

radiation oncologist

253918

MedBA

 

95

medical practitioners (nec)

253999

MedBA

 

96

midwife

254111

ANMAC

 

97

nurse practitioner

254411

ANMAC

 

98

registered nurse (aged care)

254412

ANMAC

 

99

registered nurse (child and family health)

254413

ANMAC

 

100

registered nurse (community health)

254414

ANMAC

 

101

registered nurse (critical care and emergency)

254415

ANMAC

 

102

registered nurse (developmental disability)

254416

ANMAC

 

103

registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)

254417

ANMAC

 

104

registered nurse (medical)

254418

ANMAC

 

105

registered nurse (medical practice)

254421

ANMAC

 

106

registered nurse (mental health)

254422

ANMAC

 

107

registered nurse (perioperative)

254423

ANMAC

 

108

registered nurse (surgical)

254424

ANMAC

 

109

registered nurse (paediatrics)

254425

ANMAC

 

110

registered nurses (nec)

254499

ANMAC

 

111

ICT business analyst

261111

ACS

 

112

systems analyst

261112

ACS

 

113

analyst programmer

261311

ACS

 

114

developer programmer

261312

ACS

 

115

software engineer

261313

ACS

 

116

ICT security specialist

262112

ACS

 

117

computer network and systems engineer

263111

ACS

 

118

telecommunications engineer

263311

Engineers Australia

 

119

telecommunications network engineer

263312

Engineers Australia

 

120

barrister

271111

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

 

121

solicitor

271311

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

 

122

clinical psychologist

272311

APS

 

123

educational psychologist

272312

APS

 

124

organisational psychologist

272313

APS

 

125

psychologists (nec)

272399

APS

 

126

social worker

272511

AASW

 

127

civil engineering draftsperson

312211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) VETASSESS

 

128

civil engineering technician

312212

VETASSESS

 

129

electrical engineering draftsperson

312311

Engineers Australia

 

130

electrical engineering technician

312312

TRA

 

131

radio communications technician

313211

TRA

 

132

telecommunications field engineer

313212

Engineers Australia

 

133

telecommunications network planner

313213

Engineers Australia

A

134

telecommunications technical officer or technologist

313214

Engineers Australia

 

135

automotive electrician

321111

TRA

 

136

motor mechanic (general)

321211

TRA

 

137

diesel motor mechanic

321212

TRA

 

138

motorcycle mechanic

321213

TRA

 

139

small engine mechanic

321214

TRA

 

140

sheetmetal trades worker

322211

TRA

 

141

metal fabricator

322311

TRA

 

142

pressure welder

322312

TRA

A

143

welder (first class)

322313

TRA

 

144

fitter (general)

323211

TRA

 

145

fitter and turner

323212

TRA

 

146

fitter‑welder

323213

TRA

 

147

metal machinist (first class)

323214

TRA

 

148

locksmith

323313

TRA

 

149

panelbeater

324111

TRA

 

150

bricklayer

331111

TRA

 

151

stonemason

331112

TRA

 

152

carpenter and joiner

331211

TRA

 

153

carpenter

331212

TRA

 

154

joiner

331213

TRA

 

155

painting trades worker

332211

TRA

 

156

glazier

333111

TRA

 

157

fibrous plasterer

333211

TRA

 

158

solid plasterer

333212

TRA

 

159

wall and floor tiler

333411

TRA

 

160

plumber (general)

334111

TRA

 

161

airconditioning and mechanical services plumber

334112

TRA

 

162

drainer

334113

TRA

 

163

gasfitter

334114

TRA

 

164

roof plumber

334115

TRA

 

165

electrician (general)

341111

TRA

 

166

electrician (special class)

341112

TRA

 

167

lift mechanic

341113

TRA

 

168

airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic

342111

TRA

 

169

technical cable jointer

342212

TRA

 

170

electronic equipment trades worker

342313

TRA

 

171

electronic instrument trades worker (general)

342314

TRA

 

172

electronic instrument trades worker (special class)

342315

TRA

 

173

chef

351311

TRA

 

174

cabinetmaker

394111

TRA

 

175

boat builder and repairer

399111

TRA

 

176

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 11.

             (2)       For the purposes of subsection 7(3) of this instrument, if column 4 of an item of the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List is marked “A”, that item only applies in relation to the classes of persons mentioned in items 1 and 2 of the table in subsection 7(1).

Note:          Items 1 and 2 relate to applications for:

(a)    Subclass 189 (Skilled—Independent) visas; and

(b)    Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visas by applicants who are not nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(c)    Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visas.

 

9  Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

(1) 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

1

aquaculture farmer

121111

VETASSESS

2

cotton grower

121211

VETASSESS

3

flower grower

121212

VETASSESS

4

fruit or nut grower

121213

VETASSESS

5

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

121214

VETASSESS

6

grape grower

121215

VETASSESS

7

mixed crop farmer

121216

VETASSESS

8

sugar cane grower

121217

VETASSESS

9

vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)

121221

VETASSESS

10

crop farmers (nec)

121299

VETASSESS

11

apiarist

121311

VETASSESS

12

beef cattle farmer

121312

VETASSESS

13

dairy cattle farmer

121313

VETASSESS

14

mixed livestock farmer

121317

VETASSESS

15

pig farmer

121318

VETASSESS

16

poultry farmer

121321

VETASSESS

17

sheep farmer

121322

VETASSESS

18

livestock farmers (nec)

121399

VETASSESS

19

mixed crop and livestock farmer

121411

VETASSESS

20

sales and marketing manager

131112

AIM

21

advertising manager

131113

AIM

22

corporate services manager

132111

VETASSESS

23

finance manager

132211

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

24

human resource manager

132311

AIM

25

research and development manager

132511

VETASSESS

26

manufacturer

133411

VETASSESS

27

production manager (forestry)

133511

VETASSESS

28

production manager (manufacturing)

133512

VETASSESS

29

production manager (mining)

133513

VETASSESS

30

supply and distribution manager

133611

AIM

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

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

41

hotel or motel manager

141311

VETASSESS

42

accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)

141999

VETASSESS

43

customer service manager

149212

VETASSESS

44

conference and event organiser

149311

VETASSESS

45

transport company manager

149413

VETASSESS

46

facilities manager

149913

VETASSESS

47

dancer or choreographer

211112

VETASSESS

48

music director

211212

VETASSESS

49

music professionals (nec)

211299

VETASSESS

50

photographer

211311

VETASSESS

51

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)

211499

VETASSESS

52

artistic director

212111

VETASSESS

53

book or script editor

212212

VETASSESS

54

director (film, television, radio or stage)

212312

VETASSESS

55

film and video editor

212314

VETASSESS

56

program director (television or radio)

212315

VETASSESS

57

stage manager

212316

VETASSESS

58

technical director

212317

VETASSESS

59

video producer

212318

VETASSESS

60

copywriter

212411

VETASSESS

61

newspaper or periodical editor

212412

VETASSESS

62

print journalist

212413

VETASSESS

63

technical writer

212415

VETASSESS

64

television journalist

212416

VETASSESS

65

journalists and other writers (nec)

212499

VETASSESS

66

company secretary

221211

VETASSESS

67

commodities trader

222111

VETASSESS

68

finance broker

222112

VETASSESS

69

insurance broker

222113

VETASSESS

70

financial brokers (nec)

222199

VETASSESS

71

financial market dealer

222211

VETASSESS

72

stockbroking dealer

222213

VETASSESS

73

financial dealers (nec)

222299

VETASSESS

74

financial investment adviser

222311

VETASSESS

75

financial investment manager

222312

VETASSESS

76

recruitment consultant

223112

VETASSESS

77

ICT trainer

223211

ACS

78

mathematician

224112

VETASSESS

79

gallery or museum curator

224212

VETASSESS

80

health information manager

224213

VETASSESS

81

records manager

224214

VETASSESS

82

librarian

224611

VETASSESS

83

organisation and methods analyst

224712

VETASSESS

84

patents examiner

224914

VETASSESS

85

information and organisation professionals (nec)

224999

VETASSESS

86

advertising specialist

225111

VETASSESS

87

marketing specialist

225113

VETASSESS

88

ICT account manager

225211

VETASSESS

89

ICT business development manager

225212

VETASSESS

90

ICT sales representative

225213

VETASSESS

91

public relations professional

225311

VETASSESS

92

technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives

225499

VETASSESS

93

fashion designer

232311

VETASSESS

94

industrial designer

232312

VETASSESS

95

jewellery designer

232313

VETASSESS

96

graphic designer

232411

VETASSESS

97

illustrator

232412

VETASSESS

98

web designer

232414

VETASSESS

99

interior designer

232511

VETASSESS

100

urban and regional planner

232611

VETASSESS

101

geologist

234411

VETASSESS

102

primary school teacher

241213

AITSL

103

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

241311

AITSL

104

education adviser

249111

VETASSESS

105

art teacher (private tuition)

249211

VETASSESS

106

dance teacher (private tuition)

249212

VETASSESS

107

music teacher (private tuition)

249214

VETASSESS

108

private tutors and teachers (nec)

249299

VETASSESS

109

teacher of English to speakers of other languages

249311

VETASSESS

110

dietitian

251111

DAA

111

nutritionist

251112

VETASSESS

112

occupational health and safety adviser

251312

VETASSESS

113

orthoptist

251412

VETASSESS

114

hospital pharmacist

251511

APharmC

115

industrial pharmacist

251512

VETASSESS

116

retail pharmacist

251513

APharmC

117

health promotion officer

251911

VETASSESS

118

health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)

251999

VETASSESS

119

acupuncturist

252211

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

120

naturopath

252213

VETASSESS

121

traditional Chinese medicine practitioner

252214

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

122

complementary health therapists (nec)

252299

VETASSESS

123

dental specialist

252311

ADC

124

dentist

252312

ADC

125

resident medical officer

253112

MedBA

126

anaesthetist

253211

MedBA

127

nurse educator

254211

ANMAC

128

nurse researcher

254212

ANMAC

129

nurse manager

254311

ANMAC

130

web developer

261212

ACS

131

software tester

261314

ACS

132

database administrator

262111

ACS

133

systems administrator

262113

ACS

134

network administrator

263112

ACS

135

network analyst

263113

ACS

136

ICT quality assurance engineer

263211

ACS

137

ICT support engineer

263212

ACS

138

ICT systems test engineer

263213

ACS

139

ICT support and test engineers (nec)

263299

ACS

140

judicial and other legal professionals (nec)

271299

VETASSESS

141

careers counsellor

272111

VETASSESS

142

drug and alcohol counsellor

272112

VETASSESS

143

family and marriage counsellor

272113

VETASSESS

144

rehabilitation counsellor

272114

VETASSESS

145

student counsellor

272115

VETASSESS

146

counsellors (nec)

272199

VETASSESS

147

psychotherapist

272314

VETASSESS

148

interpreter

272412

NAATI

149

social professionals (nec)

272499

VETASSESS

150

recreation officer

272612

VETASSESS

151

welfare worker

272613

ACWA

152

anaesthetic technician

311211

VETASSESS

153

cardiac technician

311212

VETASSESS

154

medical laboratory technician

311213

AIMS

155

pharmacy technician

311215

VETASSESS

156

medical technicians (nec)

311299

VETASSESS

157

meat inspector

311312

VETASSESS

158

primary products inspectors (nec)

311399

VETASSESS

159

chemistry technician

311411

VETASSESS

160

earth science technician

311412

VETASSESS

161

life science technician

311413

VETASSESS

162

science technicians (nec)

311499

VETASSESS

163

architectural draftsperson

312111

VETASSESS

164

building inspector

312113

VETASSESS

165

architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)

312199

VETASSESS

166

mechanical engineering technician

312512

TRA

167

metallurgical or materials technician

312912

VETASSESS

168

mine deputy

312913

VETASSESS

169

hardware technician

313111

TRA

170

ICT customer support officer

313112

TRA

171

web administrator

313113

ACS

172

ICT support technicians (nec)

313199

TRA

173

farrier

322113

TRA

174

aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)

323111

TRA

175

aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)

323112

TRA

176

aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)

323113

TRA

177

textile, clothing and footwear mechanic

323215

TRA

178

metal fitters and machinists (nec)

323299

TRA

179

precision instrument maker and repairer

323314

TRA

180

watch and clock maker and repairer

323316

TRA

181

toolmaker

323412

TRA

182

vehicle body builder

324211

TRA

183

vehicle trimmer

324212

TRA

184

roof tiler

333311

TRA

185

business machine mechanic

342311

TRA

186

cabler (data and telecommunications)

342411

TRA

187

telecommunications linesworker

342413

TRA

188

baker

351111

TRA

189

pastrycook

351112

TRA

190

butcher or smallgoods maker

351211

TRA

191

cook

351411

TRA

192

dog handler or trainer

361111

VETASSESS

193

animal attendants and trainers (nec)

361199

VETASSESS

194

veterinary nurse

361311

VETASSESS

195

florist

362111

TRA

196

gardener (general)

362211

TRA

197

arborist

362212

TRA

198

landscape gardener

362213

TRA

199

greenkeeper

362311

TRA

200

hairdresser

391111

TRA

201

print finisher

392111

TRA

202

printing machinist

392311

TRA

203

dressmaker or tailor

393213

TRA

204

upholsterer

393311

TRA

205

furniture finisher

394211

TRA

206

wood machinist

394213

TRA

207

wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)

394299

TRA

208

chemical plant operator

399211

TRA

209

power generation plant operator

399213

TRA

210

library technician

399312

VETASSESS

211

jeweller

399411

TRA

212

camera operator (film, television or video)

399512

TRA

213

make up artist

399514

TRA

214

sound technician

399516

TRA

215

performing arts technicians (nec)

399599

VETASSESS

216

signwriter

399611

TRA

217

ambulance officer

411111

VETASSESS

218

intensive care ambulance paramedic

411112

VETASSESS

219

dental technician

411213

TRA

220

diversional therapist

411311

VETASSESS

221

enrolled nurse

411411

ANMAC

222

massage therapist

411611

VETASSESS

223

community worker

411711

ACWA

224

disabilities services officer

411712

VETASSESS

225

family support worker

411713

VETASSESS

226

residential care officer

411715

VETASSESS

227

youth worker

411716

ACWA

228

diving instructor (open water)

452311

VETASSESS

229

gymnastics coach or instructor

452312

VETASSESS

230

horse riding coach or instructor

452313

VETASSESS

231

snowsport instructor

452314

VETASSESS

232

swimming coach or instructor

452315

VETASSESS

233

tennis coach

452316

VETASSESS

234

other sports coach or instructor

452317

VETASSESS

235

sports development officer

452321

VETASSESS

236

footballer

452411

VETASSESS

237

sportspersons (nec)

452499

VETASSESS

238

contract administrator

511111

VETASSESS

239

program or project administrator

511112

VETASSESS

240

insurance loss adjuster

599612

VETASSESS

241

insurance agent

611211

VETASSESS

242

retail buyer

639211

VETASSESS

 

Note 1:       Column 2 is included for information only.

Note 2:       For the meaning of the expressions in column 3, see section 11.

                

 

10  Regional Occupation List

(1)The following table is the Regional Occupation List.

 

Regional Occupations List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

 

1

horse breeder

121316

VETASSESS

 

2

public relations manager

131114

AIM

 

3

policy and planning manager

132411

VETASSESS

 

4

project builder

133112

VETASSESS

 

5

procurement manager

133612

AIM

 

6

medical administrator

134211

VETASSESS

 

7

regional education manager

134412

VETASSESS

 

8

sports administrator

139915

VETASSESS

 

9

caravan park and camping ground manager

141211

VETASSESS

 

10

post office manager

142115

VETASSESS

 

11

amusement centre manager

149111

VETASSESS

 

12

fitness centre manager

149112

VETASSESS

 

13

sports centre manager

149113

VETASSESS

 

14

cinema or theatre manager

149912

VETASSESS

 

15

financial institution branch manager

149914

VETASSESS

 

16

human resource adviser

223111

VETASSESS

 

17

workplace relations adviser

223113

VETASSESS

 

18

policy analyst

224412

VETASSESS

 

19

liaison officer

224912

VETASSESS

 

20

market research analyst

225112

VETASSESS

 

21

aeroplane pilot

231111

CASA

 

22

flying instructor

231113

VETASSESS

 

23

helicopter pilot

231114

CASA

 

24

ship’s master

231213

AMSA

 

25

multimedia designer

232413

VETASSESS

 

26

wine maker

234213

VETASSESS

 

27

conservation officer

234311

VETASSESS

 

28

exercise physiologist

234915

VETASSESS

 

29

vocational education teacher

242211

See subsection 10(2)

 

30

environmental health officer

251311

VETASSESS

 

31

intellectual property lawyer

271214

VETASSESS

 

32

translator

272413

NAATI

 

33

community arts worker

272611

VETASSESS

 

34

agricultural technician

311111

VETASSESS

 

35

operating theatre technician

311214

VETASSESS

 

36

pathology collector

311216

AIMS

 

37

construction estimator

312114

VETASSESS

 

38

surveying or spatial science technician

312116

VETASSESS

 

39

mechanical engineering draftsperson

312511

Engineers Australia

 

40

safety inspector

312611

VETASSESS

 

41

maintenance planner

312911

VETASSESS

 

42

building and engineering technicians (nec)

312999

(a) VETASSESS; or

(b) Engineers Australia

 

43

vehicle painter

324311

TRA

 

44

floor finisher

332111

TRA

 

45

electrical linesworker

342211

TRA

 

46

zookeeper

361114

VETASSESS

 

47

nurseryperson

362411

TRA

 

48

gas or petroleum operator

399212

TRA

 

49

dental hygienist

411211

VETASSESS

 

50

dental therapist

411214

VETASSESS

 

51

emergency service worker

441211

VETASSESS

 

52

driving instructor

451211

VETASSESS

 

53

funeral workers (nec)

451399

VETASSESS

 

54

flight attendant

451711

VETASSESS

 

55

first aid trainer

451815

VETASSESS

 

56

jockey

452413

TRA

 

57

clinical coder

599915

VETASSESS

 

58

property manager

612112

VETASSESS

 

59

real estate representative

612115

VETASSESS

 

Note 1:       For the meaning of the expressions in column 3, see section 11.

Note 2:       The Regional Occupation list only applies in relation to the classes of persons mentioned in item 4 of the table in subsection 7(1).  Item 4 relates to persons who are nominated by a State or Territory government agency and are issued an invitation to apply for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa, and spouses and defacto partners as mentioned in item 4.

 

 

(2)  The assessing authority for:

(a)    a Vocational Education Teacher (Trades) is TRA; and

(b)   a Vocational Education Teacher (Non Trades) is VETASSESS.

 

11 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 Australia

35

SSSI

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute

36

TRA

Trades Recognition Australia


Schedule 1—Repeals

 

Part 1Repeal

Migration (IMMI 18/007: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.

 


 

Part 2Application of repeal

1 Application of repeal

Despite the repeal of the Migration (IMMI 18/007: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018 (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 the following:

(a)    each person included in a class of persons mentioned in column 1 of  items 1 and 3 in the table in subsection 7(1) of the repealed instrument, if the invitation mentioned in those items is issued before 18 March 2018;

(b)   a person included in the class of persons mentioned in column 1 of item 2 in the table in subsection 7(1) of the repealed instrument, if the visa application mentioned in that item is made by that person before 18 March 2018.