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LIN 19/051 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies the skilled occupations and assessing authorities for Subclass 189, 190, 489 and 485 visas.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 10 Mar 2019

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Migration (LIN 19/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2019

I, David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated   5 March 2019

David Coleman

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Introduction                                                                                                                                      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............................................................................................ 18

11.......... Assessing authorities................................................................................................... 20

Part 3—Application and savings provisions                                                                                  23

12.......... Application of this instrument..................................................................................... 23

13.......... Continued application of IMMI 18/051....................................................................... 23

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                     24

Migration (IMMI 18/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018         24

 


Part 1Introduction

  

1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Migration (LIN 19/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2019.

             (2)  This instrument may also be cited as LIN 19/051.

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

The day after this instrument is registered.

11 March 2019

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: see subsection 7(2).

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List: see section 8.

nec is short for not elsewhere classified.

Regional Occupation List: see subsection 10(1).

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List: see subsection 9(1).

university lecturer includes the following:

                     (a)  a research associate in a university;

                     (b)  a research fellow in a university.

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 Australian Bureau of Statistics, as in force on the day this instrument commences.

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

Application

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

 

Application of this section

Item

Column 1

Classes of persons

Column 2

Applicable lists (see subsection (2))

1

(a) persons who are issued an invitation to make an application for a Subclass 189 (Skilled—Independent) visa on or after the day this instrument commences; and

(b) persons who:

(i) are not nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

(ii) are issued an invitation to make an application for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa on or after the day this instrument commences; and

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

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

2

persons who apply for a Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visa on or after the day this instrument commences

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 to make an application for a Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated) visa on or after the day this instrument commences; 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 to make an application for a Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated) visa on or after the day this instrument commences

(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 to make an application for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa on or after the day this instrument commences; 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 to make an application for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa on or after the day this instrument commences

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

(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 of persons.

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.

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

             (5)  For the purposes of subitem 1137(4C) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, if table item 1 of the table in subsection (1) of this section applies, each occupation is specified as a skilled occupation for the purposes of table item 4 of the table in subitem 1137(4B) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations.

             (6)  Each occupation is also specified as a skilled occupation:

                     (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 1230(4) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; 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; or

                     (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.

Specification of assessing authorities

             (7)  For the purposes of subregulation 2.26B(1) of the Regulations, a person or body listed in column 3 of the item of the applicable list for a skilled occupation 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

                   The occupations set out in the following table are 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

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

arts administrator or manager

139911

VETASSESS

8

environmental manager

139912

VETASSESS

9

dancer or choreographer

211112

VETASSESS

10

music director

211212

VETASSESS

11

musician (instrumental)

211213

VETASSESS

12

artistic director

212111

VETASSESS

13

accountant (general)

221111

(a) CPAA; or

(b) CAANZ; or

(c) IPA

14

management accountant

221112

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

15

taxation accountant

221113

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

16

external auditor

221213

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

17

internal auditor

221214

VETASSESS

18

actuary

224111

VETASSESS

19

statistician

224113

VETASSESS

20

economist

224311

VETASSESS

21

land economist

224511

VETASSESS

22

valuer

224512

VETASSESS

23

management consultant

224711

VETASSESS

24

architect

232111

AACA

25

landscape architect

232112

VETASSESS

26

surveyor

232212

SSSI

27

cartographer

232213

VETASSESS

28

other spatial scientist

232214

VETASSESS

29

chemical engineer

233111

Engineers Australia

30

materials engineer

233112

Engineers Australia

31

civil engineer

233211

Engineers Australia

32

geotechnical engineer

233212

Engineers Australia

33

quantity surveyor

233213

AIQS

34

structural engineer

233214

Engineers Australia

35

transport engineer

233215

Engineers Australia

36

electrical engineer

233311

Engineers Australia

37

electronics engineer

233411

Engineers Australia

38

industrial engineer

233511

Engineers Australia

39

mechanical engineer

233512

Engineers Australia

40

production or plant engineer

233513

Engineers Australia

41

mining engineer (excluding petroleum)

233611

Engineers Australia

42

petroleum engineer

233612

Engineers Australia

43

aeronautical engineer

233911

Engineers Australia

44

agricultural engineer

233912

Engineers Australia

45

biomedical engineer

233913

Engineers Australia

46

engineering technologist

233914

Engineers Australia

47

environmental engineer

233915

Engineers Australia

48

naval architect

233916

Engineers Australia

49

engineering professionals (nec)

233999

Engineers Australia

50

agricultural consultant

234111

VETASSESS

51

agricultural scientist

234112

VETASSESS

52

forester

234113

VETASSESS

53

chemist

234211

VETASSESS

54

food technologist

234212

VETASSESS

55

environmental consultant

234312

VETASSESS

56

environmental research scientist

234313

VETASSESS

57

environmental scientist (nec)

234399

VETASSESS

58

geophysicist

234412

VETASSESS

59

hydrogeologist

234413

VETASSESS

60

life scientist (general)

234511

VETASSESS

61

biochemist

234513

VETASSESS

62

biotechnologist

234514

VETASSESS

63

botanist

234515

VETASSESS

64

marine biologist

234516

VETASSESS

65

microbiologist

234517

VETASSESS

66

zoologist

234518

VETASSESS

67

life scientists (nec)

234599

VETASSESS

68

medical laboratory scientist

234611

AIMS

69

veterinarian

234711

AVBC

70

conservator

234911

VETASSESS

71

metallurgist

234912

VETASSESS

72

meteorologist

234913

VETASSESS

73

physicist

234914

VETASSESS/ACPSEM

74

natural and physical science professionals (nec)

234999

VETASSESS

75

early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher

241111

AITSL

76

secondary school teacher

241411

AITSL

77

special needs teacher

241511

AITSL

78

teacher of the hearing impaired

241512

AITSL

79

teacher of the sight impaired

241513

AITSL

80

special education teachers (nec)

241599

AITSL

81

university lecturer

242111

VETASSESS

82

medical diagnostic radiographer

251211

ASMIRT

83

medical radiation therapist

251212

ASMIRT

84

nuclear medicine technologist

251213

ANZSNM

85

sonographer

251214

ASMIRT

86

optometrist

251411

OCANZ

87

orthotist or prosthetist

251912

AOPA

88

chiropractor

252111

CCEA

89

osteopath

252112

AOAC

90

occupational therapist

252411

OTC

91

physiotherapist

252511

APC

92

podiatrist

252611

ANZPAC

93

audiologist

252711

VETASSESS

94

speech pathologist

252712

SPA

95

general practitioner

253111

MedBA

96

specialist physician (general medicine)

253311

MedBA

97

cardiologist

253312

MedBA

98

clinical haematologist

253313

MedBA

99

medical oncologist

253314

MedBA

100

endocrinologist

253315

MedBA

101

gastroenterologist

253316

MedBA

102

intensive care specialist

253317

MedBA

103

neurologist

253318

MedBA

104

paediatrician

253321

MedBA

105

renal medicine specialist

253322

MedBA

106

rheumatologist

253323

MedBA

107

thoracic medicine specialist

253324

MedBA

108

specialist physicians (nec)

253399

MedBA

109

psychiatrist

253411

MedBA

110

surgeon (general)

253511

MedBA

111

cardiothoracic surgeon

253512

MedBA

112

neurosurgeon

253513

MedBA

113

orthopaedic surgeon

253514

MedBA

114

otorhinolaryngologist

253515

MedBA

115

paediatric surgeon

253516

MedBA

116

plastic and reconstructive surgeon

253517

MedBA

117

urologist

253518

MedBA

118

vascular surgeon

253521

MedBA

119

dermatologist

253911

MedBA

120

emergency medicine specialist

253912

MedBA

121

obstetrician and gynaecologist

253913

MedBA

122

ophthalmologist

253914

MedBA

123

pathologist

253915

MedBA

124

diagnostic and interventional radiologist

253917

MedBA

125

radiation oncologist

253918

MedBA

126

medical practitioners (nec)

253999

MedBA

127

midwife

254111

ANMAC

128

nurse practitioner

254411

ANMAC

129

registered nurse (aged care)

254412

ANMAC

130

registered nurse (child and family health)

254413

ANMAC

131

registered nurse (community health)

254414

ANMAC

132

registered nurse (critical care and emergency)

254415

ANMAC

133

registered nurse (developmental disability)

254416

ANMAC

134

registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)

254417

ANMAC

135

registered nurse (medical)

254418

ANMAC

136

registered nurse (medical practice)

254421

ANMAC

137

registered nurse (mental health)

254422

ANMAC

138

registered nurse (perioperative)

254423

ANMAC

139

registered nurse (surgical)

254424

ANMAC

140

registered nurse (paediatrics)

254425

ANMAC

141

registered nurses (nec)

254499

ANMAC

142

ICT business analyst

261111

ACS

143

systems analyst

261112

ACS

144

multimedia specialist

261211

ACS

145

analyst programmer

261311

ACS

146

developer programmer

261312

ACS

147

software engineer

261313

ACS

148

software and applications programmers (nec)

261399

ACS

149

ICT security specialist

262112

ACS

150

computer network and systems engineer

263111

ACS

151

telecommunications engineer

263311

Engineers Australia

152

telecommunications network engineer

263312

Engineers Australia

153

barrister

271111

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

154

solicitor

271311

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

155

clinical psychologist

272311

APS

156

educational psychologist

272312

APS

157

organisational psychologist

272313

APS

158

psychologists (nec)

272399

APS

159

social worker

272511

AASW

160

civil engineering draftsperson

312211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) VETASSESS

161

civil engineering technician

312212

VETASSESS

162

electrical engineering draftsperson

312311

Engineers Australia

163

electrical engineering technician

312312

TRA

164

radio communications technician

313211

TRA

165

telecommunications field engineer

313212

Engineers Australia

166

telecommunications network planner

313213

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

pressure welder

322312

TRA

176

welder (first class)

322313

TRA

177

fitter (general)

323211

TRA

178

fitter and turner

323212

TRA

179

fitter‑welder

323213

TRA

180

metal machinist (first class)

323214

TRA

181

locksmith

323313

TRA

182

panelbeater

324111

TRA

183

bricklayer

331111

TRA

184

stonemason

331112

TRA

185

carpenter and joiner

331211

TRA

186

carpenter

331212

TRA

187

joiner

331213

TRA

188

painting trades worker

332211

TRA

189

glazier

333111

TRA

190

fibrous plasterer

333211

TRA

191

solid plasterer

333212

TRA

192

wall and floor tiler

333411

TRA

193

plumber (general)

334111

TRA

194

airconditioning and mechanical services plumber

334112

TRA

195

drainer

334113

TRA

196

gasfitter

334114

TRA

197

roof plumber

334115

TRA

198

electrician (general)

341111

TRA

199

electrician (special class)

341112

TRA

200

lift mechanic

341113

TRA

201

airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic

342111

TRA

202

technical cable jointer

342212

TRA

203

electronic equipment trades worker

342313

TRA

204

electronic instrument trades worker (general)

342314

TRA

205

electronic instrument trades worker (special class)

342315

TRA

206

chef

351311

TRA

207

horse trainer

361112

TRA

208

cabinetmaker

394111

TRA

209

boat builder and repairer

399111

TRA

210

shipwright

399112

TRA

211

tennis coach

452316

VETASSESS

212

footballer

452411

VETASSESS

Note 1:       Column 2 is included for information only.

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

9  Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

                   The occupations set out in the following table are the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List.

 

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

1

flower grower

121212

VETASSESS

2

grape grower

121215

VETASSESS

3

vegetable grower (Aus)/market gardener (NZ)

121221

VETASSESS

4

apiarist

121311

VETASSESS

5

poultry farmer

121321

VETASSESS

6

sales and marketing manager

131112

AIM

7

advertising manager

131113

AIM

8

corporate services manager

132111

VETASSESS

9

finance manager

132211

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

10

human resource manager

132311

AIM

11

research and development manager

132511

VETASSESS

12

manufacturer

133411

VETASSESS

13

production manager (forestry)

133511

VETASSESS

14

production manager (manufacturing)

133512

VETASSESS

15

production manager (mining)

133513

VETASSESS

16

supply and distribution manager

133611

AIM

17

health and welfare services managers (nec)

134299

VETASSESS

18

school principal

134311

VETASSESS

19

education managers (nec)

134499

VETASSESS

20

ICT project manager

135112

ACS

21

ICT managers (nec)

135199

ACS

22

laboratory manager

139913

VETASSESS

23

quality assurance manager

139914

VETASSESS

24

specialist managers (nec) except:

(a) ambassador; or

(b) archbishop; or

(c) bishop

139999

VETASSESS

25

cafe or restaurant manager

141111

VETASSESS

26

hotel or motel manager

141311

VETASSESS

27

accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)

141999

VETASSESS

28

customer service manager

149212

VETASSESS

29

conference and event organiser

149311

VETASSESS

30

transport company manager

149413

VETASSESS

31

facilities manager

149913

VETASSESS

32

music professionals (nec)

211299

VETASSESS

33

photographer

211311

VETASSESS

34

book or script editor

212212

VETASSESS

35

director (film, television, radio or stage)

212312

VETASSESS

36

film and video editor

212314

VETASSESS

37

program director (television or radio)

212315

VETASSESS

38

stage manager

212316

VETASSESS

39

technical director

212317

VETASSESS

40

video producer

212318

VETASSESS

41

copywriter

212411

VETASSESS

42

newspaper or periodical editor

212412

VETASSESS

43

print journalist

212413

VETASSESS

44

technical writer

212415

VETASSESS

45

television journalist

212416

VETASSESS

46

journalists and other writers (nec)

212499

VETASSESS

47

company secretary

221211

VETASSESS

48

commodities trader

222111

VETASSESS

49

finance broker

222112

VETASSESS

50

insurance broker

222113

VETASSESS

51

financial brokers (nec)

222199

VETASSESS

52

financial market dealer

222211

VETASSESS

53

stockbroking dealer

222213

VETASSESS

54

financial dealers (nec)

222299

VETASSESS

55

financial investment adviser

222311

VETASSESS

56

financial investment manager

222312

VETASSESS

57

recruitment consultant

223112

VETASSESS

58

ICT trainer

223211

ACS

59

mathematician

224112

VETASSESS

60

gallery or museum curator

224212

VETASSESS

61

health information manager

224213

VETASSESS

62

records manager

224214

VETASSESS

63

librarian

224611

VETASSESS

64

organisation and methods analyst

224712

VETASSESS

65

patents examiner

224914

VETASSESS

66

information and organisation professionals (nec)

224999

VETASSESS

67

advertising specialist

225111

VETASSESS

68

marketing specialist

225113

VETASSESS

69

ICT account manager

225211

VETASSESS

70

ICT business development manager

225212

VETASSESS

71

ICT sales representative

225213

VETASSESS

72

public relations professional

225311

VETASSESS

73

technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives

225499

VETASSESS

74

fashion designer

232311

VETASSESS

75

industrial designer

232312

VETASSESS

76

jewellery designer

232313

VETASSESS

77

graphic designer

232411

VETASSESS

78

illustrator

232412

VETASSESS

79

web designer

232414

VETASSESS

80

interior designer

232511

VETASSESS

81

urban and regional planner

232611

VETASSESS

82

geologist

234411

VETASSESS

83

primary school teacher

241213

AITSL

84

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

241311

AITSL

85

education adviser

249111

VETASSESS

86

art teacher (private tuition)

249211

VETASSESS

87

dance teacher (private tuition)

249212

VETASSESS

88

music teacher (private tuition)

249214

VETASSESS

89

private tutors and teachers (nec)

249299

VETASSESS

90

teacher of English to speakers of other languages

249311

VETASSESS

91

dietitian

251111

DAA

92

nutritionist

251112

VETASSESS

93

occupational health and safety adviser

251312

VETASSESS

94

orthoptist

251412

VETASSESS

95

hospital pharmacist

251511

APharmC

96

industrial pharmacist

251512

VETASSESS

97

retail pharmacist

251513

APharmC

98

health promotion officer

251911

VETASSESS

99

health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)

251999

VETASSESS

100

acupuncturist

252211

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

101

naturopath

252213

VETASSESS

102

traditional Chinese medicine practitioner

252214

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

103

complementary health therapists (nec)

252299

VETASSESS

104

dental specialist

252311

ADC

105

resident medical officer

253112

MedBA

106

nurse educator

254211

ANMAC

107

nurse researcher

254212

ANMAC

108

nurse manager

254311

ANMAC

109

web developer

261212

ACS

110

software tester

261314

ACS

111

database administrator

262111

ACS

112

systems administrator

262113

ACS

113

network administrator

263112

ACS

114

network analyst

263113

ACS

115

ICT quality assurance engineer

263211

ACS

116

ICT support engineer

263212

ACS

117

ICT systems test engineer

263213

ACS

118

ICT support and test engineers (nec)

263299

ACS

119

judicial and other legal professionals (nec)

271299

VETASSESS

120

careers counsellor

272111

VETASSESS

121

drug and alcohol counsellor

272112

VETASSESS

122

family and marriage counsellor

272113

VETASSESS

123

rehabilitation counsellor

272114

VETASSESS

124

student counsellor

272115

VETASSESS

125

counsellors (nec)

272199

VETASSESS

126

psychotherapist

272314

VETASSESS

127

interpreter

272412

NAATI

128

social professionals (nec)

272499

VETASSESS

129

recreation officer

272612

VETASSESS

130

welfare worker

272613

ACWA

131

anaesthetic technician

311211

VETASSESS

132

cardiac technician

311212

VETASSESS

133

medical laboratory technician

311213

AIMS

134

pharmacy technician

311215

VETASSESS

135

medical technicians (nec)

311299

VETASSESS

136

meat inspector

311312

VETASSESS

137

primary products inspectors (nec)

311399

VETASSESS

138

chemistry technician

311411

VETASSESS

139

earth science technician

311412

VETASSESS

140

life science technician

311413

VETASSESS

141

science technicians (nec)

311499

VETASSESS

142

architectural draftsperson

312111

VETASSESS

143

building inspector

312113

VETASSESS

144

architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)

312199

VETASSESS

145

mechanical engineering technician

312512

TRA

146

metallurgical or materials technician

312912

VETASSESS

147

mine deputy

312913

VETASSESS

148

hardware technician

313111

TRA

149

ICT customer support officer

313112

TRA

150

web administrator

313113

ACS

151

ICT support technicians (nec)

313199

TRA

152

farrier

322113

TRA

153

aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)

323111

TRA

154

aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)

323112

TRA

155

aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)

323113

TRA

156

metal fitters and machinists (nec)

323299

TRA

157

precision instrument maker and repairer

323314

TRA

158

toolmaker

323412

TRA

159

vehicle body builder

324211

TRA

160

vehicle trimmer

324212

TRA

161

roof tiler

333311

TRA

162

business machine mechanic

342311

TRA

163

cabler (data and telecommunications)

342411

TRA

164

telecommunications linesworker

342413

TRA

165

baker

351111

TRA

166

pastrycook

351112

TRA

167

butcher or smallgoods maker

351211

TRA

168

cook

351411

TRA

169

dog handler or trainer

361111

VETASSESS

170

animal attendants and trainers (nec)

361199

VETASSESS

171

veterinary nurse

361311

VETASSESS

172

florist

362111

TRA

173

gardener (general)

362211

TRA

174

arborist

362212

TRA

175

landscape gardener

362213

TRA

176

greenkeeper

362311

TRA

177

hairdresser

391111

TRA

178

print finisher

392111

TRA

179

printing machinist

392311

TRA

180

dressmaker or tailor

393213

TRA

181

upholsterer

393311

TRA

182

furniture finisher

394211

TRA

183

wood machinist

394213

TRA

184

wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)

394299

TRA

185

power generation plant operator

399213

TRA

186

jeweller

399411

TRA

187

camera operator (film, television or video)

399512

TRA

188

make up artist

399514

TRA

189

sound technician

399516

TRA

190

performing arts technicians (nec)

399599

VETASSESS

191

signwriter

399611

TRA

192

ambulance officer

411111

VETASSESS

193

intensive care ambulance paramedic

411112

VETASSESS

194

dental technician

411213

TRA

195

diversional therapist

411311

VETASSESS

196

enrolled nurse

411411

ANMAC

197

massage therapist

411611

VETASSESS

198

community worker

411711

ACWA

199

disabilities services officer

411712

ACWA

200

family support worker

411713

ACWA

201

residential care officer

411715

ACWA

202

youth worker

411716

ACWA

203

diving instructor (open water)

452311

VETASSESS

204

gymnastics coach or instructor

452312

VETASSESS

205

horse riding coach or instructor

452313

VETASSESS

206

snowsport instructor

452314

VETASSESS

207

swimming coach or instructor

452315

VETASSESS

208

other sports coach or instructor

452317

VETASSESS

209

sports development officer

452321

VETASSESS

210

sportspersons (nec)

452499

VETASSESS

211

contract administrator

511111

VETASSESS

212

program or project administrator

511112

VETASSESS

213

insurance loss adjuster

599612

VETASSESS

214

insurance agent

611211

VETASSESS

215

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 occupations set out in the following table are the Regional Occupation List.

 

Regional 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

fruit or nut grower

121213

VETASSESS

4

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

121214

VETASSESS

5

mixed crop farmer

121216

VETASSESS

6

sugar cane grower

121217

VETASSESS

7

crop farmers (nec)

121299

VETASSESS

8

beef cattle farmer

121312

VETASSESS

9

dairy cattle farmer

121313

VETASSESS

10

deer farmer

121314

VETASSESS

11

goat farmer

121315

VETASSESS

12

horse breeder

121316

VETASSESS

13

mixed livestock farmer

121317

VETASSESS

14

pig farmer

121318

VETASSESS

15

sheep farmer

121322

VETASSESS

16

livestock farmers (nec)

121399

VETASSESS

17

mixed crop and livestock farmer

121411

VETASSESS

18

public relations manager

131114

AIM

19

policy and planning manager

132411

VETASSESS

20

project builder

133112

VETASSESS

21

procurement manager

133612

AIM

22

medical administrator

134211

VETASSESS

23

regional education manager

134412

VETASSESS

24

sports administrator

139915

VETASSESS

25

caravan park and camping ground manager

141211

VETASSESS

26

post office manager

142115

VETASSESS

27

amusement centre manager

149111

VETASSESS

28

fitness centre manager

149112

VETASSESS

29

sports centre manager

149113

VETASSESS

30

cinema or theatre manager

149912

VETASSESS

31

financial institution branch manager

149914

VETASSESS

32

human resource adviser

223111

VETASSESS

33

workplace relations adviser

223113

VETASSESS

34

policy analyst

224412

VETASSESS

35

liaison officer

224912

VETASSESS

36

market research analyst

225112

VETASSESS

37

aeroplane pilot

231111

CASA

38

flying instructor

231113

VETASSESS

39

helicopter pilot

231114

CASA

40

ship’s master

231213

AMSA

41

multimedia designer

232413

VETASSESS

42

wine maker

234213

VETASSESS

43

conservation officer

234311

VETASSESS

44

exercise physiologist

234915

VETASSESS

45

vocational education teacher

242211

See subsection (2)

46

environmental health officer

251311

VETASSESS

47

dentist

252312

ADC

48

anaesthetist

253211

MedBA

49

intellectual property lawyer

271214

VETASSESS

50

translator

272413

NAATI

51

community arts worker

272611

VETASSESS

52

agricultural technician

311111

VETASSESS

53

operating theatre technician

311214

VETASSESS

54

pathology collector

311216

AIMS

55

construction estimator

312114

VETASSESS

56

surveying or spatial science technician

312116

VETASSESS

57

mechanical engineering draftsperson

312511

Engineers Australia

58

safety inspector

312611

VETASSESS

59

maintenance planner

312911

VETASSESS

60

building and engineering technicians (nec)

312999

(a) VETASSESS; or

(b) Engineers Australia

61

vehicle painter

324311

TRA

62

floor finisher

332111

TRA

63

electrical linesworker

342211

TRA

64

zookeeper

361114

VETASSESS

65

nurseryperson

362411

TRA

66

gas or petroleum operator

399212

TRA

67

dental hygienist

411211

VETASSESS

68

dental therapist

411214

VETASSESS

69

emergency service worker

441211

VETASSESS

70

driving instructor

451211

VETASSESS

71

funeral workers (nec)

451399

VETASSESS

72

flight attendant

451711

VETASSESS

73

first aid trainer

451815

VETASSESS

74

jockey

452413

TRA

75

clinical coder

599915

VETASSESS

76

property manager

612112

VETASSESS

77

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 de facto 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

                   For the purposes of column 3 of the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List, the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List and the Regional Occupation List, an expression mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table is short for the authority mentioned in column 2 of that item.

 

Assessing authorities

Item

Column 1

This expression …

Column 2

is short for …

1

AACA

Architects Accreditation Council of Australia

2

AASW

Australian Association of Social Workers Limited

3

ACPSEM

Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine

4

ACS

Australian Computer Society Incorporated

5

ACWA

Australian Community Workers Association Inc

6

ADC

Australian Dental Council Limited

7

AIM

Australian Institute of Management

8

AIMS

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

9

AIQS

The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

10

AITSL

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited

11

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

12

ANMAC

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council Limited

13

ANZPAC

Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council Limited

14

ANZSNM

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine

15

AOAC

Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council Limited

16

AOPA

The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Limited

17

APC

Australian Physiotherapy Council Limited

18

APharmC

Australian Pharmacy Council Ltd

19

APS

The Australian Psychological Society Limited

20

ASMIRT

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

21

AVBC

Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Incorporated

22

CAANZ

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

23

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

24

CCEA

Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia Limited

25

CPAA

CPA Australia Ltd

26

DAA

Dietitians Association of Australia

27

Engineers Australia

The Institution of Engineers Australia

28

IPA

Institute of Public Accountants Ltd

29

MedBA

Medical Board of Australia

30

NAATI

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd

31

OCANZ

Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand Limited

32

OTC

Occupational Therapy Council of Australia Ltd

33

SPA

The Speech Pathology Association of Australia Limited

34

SSSI

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Limited

35

TRA

Trades Recognition Australia

36

VETASSESS

Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services

Part 3Application and savings provisions

  

12  Application of this instrument

                   This instrument applies in relation to the following:

                     (a)  each person included in a class of persons mentioned in column 1 of items 1, 3 and 4 of the table in subsection 7(1), if the invitation mentioned in those items is issued on or after the day this instrument commences;

                     (b)  a person included in the class of persons mentioned in column 1 of item 2 of the table in subsection 7(1), if the visa application mentioned in that item is made by that person on or after the day this instrument commences.

13  Continued application of IMMI 18/051

                   Despite the repeal of the Migration (IMMI 18/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities) Instrument 2018 (the repealed instrument) by this instrument, the repealed instrument, as in force immediately before the day this instrument commences, continues to apply in relation to the following:

                     (a)  each person included in a class of persons mentioned in column 1 of items 1, 3 and 4 in the table in subsection 7(1) of the repealed instrument, if the invitation mentioned in those items is issued:

                              (i)  on or after 18 March 2018; but

                             (ii)  before the day this instrument commences;

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

                              (i)  on or after 18 March 2018; but

                             (ii)  before the day this instrument commences.