Skilled Migration Occupation List Traffic Light Bulletin Release – March 2020 Review

By 13 December 2019August 18th, 2020No Comments

The Department of Employment has released their  ‘Traffic Light Bulletin’ which proposes further changes to the occupation lists for the purposes of sponsorship. Stakeholders have been invited to provide written feedback and Ajuria Lawyers is participating in this process. Some of the key proposals are:

  • ROL (Regional Occupation List) – not sponsorable in major metropolitan areas, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
  • STSOL (Short Term Skills Occupation List) – generally 2 year visa, has no pathway to permanent residency under the standard TSS program
  • MLTSSL (Medium to Long Term Occupation List) – generally 4 year visa, has pathway to permanent residency under the standard TSS program

We will continue to provide regular updates on the occupation lists as they occur.

DISCLAIMER This information is current as of 13 December 2019 and subject to change. The information contained in this publication is of a general nature only. It should not be used as legal advice. To the extent permissible by law, Ajuria Lawyers and its associated entities shall not be liable for any errors, omissions, defects or misrepresentations in the information or for any loss or damage suffered by persons who use or rely on such information. Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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