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New Changes To The Australian Migration Programme

Hello and welcome to today’s Blog. Today we will be talking about the influx of over 200 occupations into the Australian job market.

In an attempt to attract skilled labourers to the country, Western Australia’s government has introduced plenty of reforms to its migration programme.  According to the reports, there is around 60% hike in the list of skilled labourers. Moreover, it has also decreased English proficiency and funds requirements.

What new amendments have been made to the immigration programme?

  • They have also waived off the $200 application fee.
  • New jobs and roles have been added to both Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 1 (WASMOL 1) and the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 2 (WASMOL 2)
  • Abolition of the conditions to demonstrate sufficient funds for WA state nomination
  • Reduction in the English Language requirements for candidates at the Manager and Professional level occupation to the “competent” level of English.

The Reforms Were Implemented Since 1 July.

The Following Are The Professions That Have Been Added To The List:

Accommodation and Hospitality Managers, Accountant (General), Acupuncturist, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Agricultural Consultant, Agricultural Engineer, Agricultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic, ​Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics), Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical), Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures), Ambulance Officer, Anaesthetic Technician, Anaesthetist,Analyst Programmer, Apiarist, Aquaculture Farmer, Arborist, Architect, Architectural Draftsperson, Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians, Arts Administrator or Manager, Audiologist, Automotive Electrician, Baker, Barrister, Beef Cattle Farmer, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biotechnologist, Botanist, Bricklayer, Building and Engineering Technicians, Building Inspector, Butcher or Smallgoods Maker , Cabinetmaker, Cabler (Data and Telecommunications), Cafe or Restaurant Manager, Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager, Cardiac Technician, Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Careers Counsellor, Carpenter, Carpenter and Joiner, Cartographer, Chef

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