ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jul 2012

Australia decided to add four occupations to and remove four occupations from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) from 1 July 2012. 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.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

The occupations removed are Chemist, Audiologist, Bricklayer and Wall and Floor Tiler.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

The occupations added are Mining Production Manager, Metallurgist, Optometrist, and Computer Network and Systems Engineer.
 
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