ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jul 2011

Australia decided to add thirteen occupations to and remove four occupations from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) from 1 July 2011. 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 2011 | Removal date: open ended

Labour market access

The occupations added are Medical Physicist, Environmental Health Officer, Occupational Health and Safety Advisor, Hopital Pharmacist, Retail Pharmacist, Barrister, Solicitor, Fitter, Fitter and Turner, Fitter-Welder, Metal Machinist, Boat Builder and Repaierer, and Shipwright.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2011 | Removal date: open ended

Labour market access

The occupations removed are Optometrist, Orthoptist, Panel Beater and Vehicle Painter.
 
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