Changes made to Skilled Occupation List 2018 in Australia

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All potential aspirants intending to migrate to Australia are familiar with the Skilled Occupation List.

It is a benchmark list of occupations at present acknowledged for immigrating to Australia. It has different categories and covers traders, managers, professionals, and others and is applied to these visas:

The Home Affairs Department updates it regularly reflecting the changes in the Australian Labour Market and shows the present demand for occupations in the country.

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We present the summary of proposed changes which were made on 17th January 2018 in the list of eligible occupations in the skilled category.

Occupations added to the list & the caveats applicable

OccupationANZSCO CodeCaveat Applicable (From January 2018)
Property Manager612112Only these positions are exempted from caveats: 
Nominated base salary of less than AUD$65000
Business having less than five employees
Business having an annual turnover of less than AUD$1 Million
The location not to be in regional Australia
Psychotherapist272314Nil
Real Estate Representative***
612115Only these positions are exempted from caveats:
Nominated base salary less than AUD$65000
Business having less than five employees
Business having annual turnover of less than AUD$1 Million
The location not to be in regional Australia

Note: You can find the list of eligible postcodes in Regional Australia here: 

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Occupations that were Removed from the List

OccupationANZSCO Code
Horse Breeder121316
Management Consultant2274711

Occupations that were Moved from STSOL to MLTSSL

OccupationANZSCO CodeCaveat Applicable (From January 2018)
Horse Breeder***121316Positions that are Exempted:
They must Predominantly involve low skilled tasks (for instance: fruit picking or packing, feeding of livestock or animals) OR
The location not to be in regional Australia         
Note: This caveat has not changed
Management Consultant2274711Positions that are Exempted:
Having Annual Turnover of less than AUD$1 Million
Operating business with less than five employees
Having a Nominated base salary of less than AUD$90,000
Note: Base Salary Requirement has been raised to $90,000

The above changes apply to the applications submitted on or after 17th January 2018 and will have no effect on the applications submitted before that date.

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