The Australian Capital Territory released a new Critical Skills List in association with its sponsorship criteria for the 190 and 491 visas. The new list now supersedes the old one and many new occupations have been added and many occupations, removed.
The next invitation round for the Canberra Matrix will take place on the 15th January incorporating the new Critical Skills list.
The occupations removed are as follows;
Sales & Marketing Manager
Public Relations Manager
Construction Project Manager
Financial Investment Adviser
Financial Investment Manager
Organisation & Methods Analyst
Public Relations Professional
The following occupations have been added;
Policy and Planning Manager (491 only)
Production Manager (Manufacturing)
ICT Project Manager
ICT Managers (nec)
Arts Administrator or Manager
Call or Contact Centre Manager (491 only)
Customer Service Manager
Policy Analyst (491 only)
Liaison Officer (491 only)
Patents Examiner (491 only)
Information and Org. Prof. nec (491 only)
Environmental Health Officer (491 only)
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
Dentist (491 only)
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
Family and Marriage Counsellor
Translator (491 only)
Community Arts Worker (491 only)
Carpenter and Joiner
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
Disabilities Services Officer
Family Support Worker
Residential Care Officer
Sports Development Officer
Program or Project Administrator
You can find a link to the new ACT Critical Skills List in the description below.
As you can see there has been a significant shift towards the service sector of residential care facilities whether that is in Aged Care or Disability serviced accommodation.
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