Everything about Priority migration skilled occupation list 2020 Australia

Everything about Priority migration skilled occupation list 2020 Australia

Australia’s new skills list Australia has released a new skills list – ‘Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)’. The PMSOL identifies Australia’s current critical skills needs by using the data from the National skills commission and commonwealth departments. The list is temporary and these modifications may help the Australian economy to recover from the impact of COVID-19. If you are planning to apply for an Australian visa then you should contact our team of migration agents in Brisbane who can give you a better understanding of what to do and how you need to apply for the visa. About the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List The main aim of this list is to support the Australian economy to recover from the effect of pandemics. Around 17 occupations are included in this list. Employer-sponsored nomination and visa application with this application will be given priority processing. All other skilled occupation lists are going to remain active but PMSOL occupational list will be given the priority. The Federal Government has highlighted the importance of making the Australians job secure and making sure there is no critical skill shortage. The government said, ‘Our priority is to help Australians get back to work so that they are able to fight the virus. Additionally, the skilled migrants are going to be job multipliers so that Australian economy can recover on time. ’ The national skills commission and the government will continue to check the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian labor market. It is also important to Australia’s skills as they are going to change and new sources of data are going to emerge.

 What are the occupations included in PMSOL?

The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List has 17 occupations (ANZSCO code) which are mentioned below:

  • Chief Executive or Managing Director (111111)
  • Construction Project Manager (133111)
  • Psychiatrist (253411)
  • Resident Medical Officer (253112)
  • Mechanical Engineer (233512)
  • General Practitioner (253111)
  • Midwife (254111)
  • Medical Practitioner nec (253999)
  • Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) (254415)
  • Registered Nurse (Medical) (254418)
  • Registered Nurse (Perioperative) (254423)
  • Registered Nurse (Aged Care) (254412)
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (254422)
  • Registered Nurses nec (254499)
  • Software Engineer (261313)
  • Developer Programmer (261312)
  • Maintenance Planner (312911)

Are there any travel exemptions?

Due to COVID, the travel restrictions in Australia are going to remain in place. The temporary visa holders need to get the travel exemption before traveling to Australia. If you want to get more information about the travel exemption then you should consult the migration agents. They have up to date information that is going to make it easier for you to apply for the visa without getting into any problems. What are subclasses included in this?

Visa subclasses

Priority processing of nomination and visa applications for PMSOL occupations applies to these employer-sponsored visa subclasses:

  • Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)
  • Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482)​
  • Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa (subclass 187)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186)​

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