After much anticipation, the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) for the general skilled migration program has finally been released by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). The new list contains 181 occupations, which has significantly reduced the number previously listed which included more than 400 occupations.
Click here to access the new Skilled Occupation List.
The new list contains many occupations in the health and medical field, accountants, architects and mechanics as well as various types of engineers and trade occupations.
Notably, the list does not include the occupations previously listed of cook, chef, hairdresser or occupations in the business arena, such as marketing.
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