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
Still in force

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
Still in force

Labour market access

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