ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jul 2013In July 2013, the government of Australia announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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Australia decided to remove Hospital Pharmacist, Retail Pharmacist, and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics, Mechanical and Structures) from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) from 1 July 2013. No skillsets were added to the list. The SOL is one of the lists used by the Australian points based immigration system to prioritise immigration of skillsets that are in high demand.