ACT Critical Skills List Update

ICT Project Manager now eligible for 190!

ACT Critical Skills List Updated on 03-02-2022

ICT Project Manager- 135112 is now eligible for 190 as well,
Earlier it was mentioned as ICT Project Manager (491 only)
Source: https://www.act.gov.au/migration/skilled-migrants/act-critical-skills-list

NSW Skilled Occupation List Updated

Last Updated 03 February 2022

NSW Skilled Occupation List Updated as Follows:

Stream 2 & 3 Occupation List Updated

Central Coast, Central West Hunter and Murrays Occupation List removed

Combined Occupation List

Previous List Code Current List 
Construction Project Manager 111111 Chief Executive or Managing Director 
Engineering Manager 121111 Aquaculture Farmer 
ICT Project Manager 121213 Fruit or Nut Grower 
Hotel or Motel Manager 121214 Grain, oilseed or pasture grower 
Accountant (General) 121215 Grape Grower 
External Auditor 121216 Mixed Crop Farmer 
Chemical Engineer 121221 Vegetable Grower 
Materials Engineer 121299 Crop Farmers (nec) 
Civil Engineer 121312 Beef Cattle Farmer 
Geotechnical Engineer 121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer 
Electrical Engineer 121318 Pig Farmer 
Industrial Engineer 121321 Poultry Farmer 
Mechanical Engineer 121322 Sheep Farmer 
Production or Plant Engineer 121399 Livestock Farmers (nec) 
Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum) 121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer 
Engineering Technologist 121511 Cotton Grower 
Engineering Professionals nec 132111 Corporate Services Manager 
Corporate Services Manager 132211 Finance Manager 
Finance Manager 132311 Human Resource Manager 
Human Resource Manager 132511 Research and Development Manager 
Research and Development Manager 133111 Construction Project Manager 
Construction Project Manager 133211 Engineering Manager 
Engineering Manager 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) 
Production Manager (Manufacturing) 134111 Child Care Centre Manager 
Child Care Centre Manager 134212 Nursing Clinical Director 
Nursing Clinical Director 134214 Welfare Centre Manager 
Welfare Centre Manager 134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec 
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec 135112 ICT Project Manager 
ICT Project Manager 139912 Environmental Manager 
Environmental Manager 139914 Quality Assurance Manager 
Cafe or Restaurant Manager 141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager 
Hotel or Motel Manager 141311 Hotel or Motel Manager 
Accountant (General) 221111 Accountant (General) 
External Auditor 221112 Management Accountant 
Internal Auditor 221113 Taxation Accountant 
Marketing Specialist 221213 External Auditor 
Public Relations Professional 221214 Internal Auditor 
Architect 224112 Mathematician 
Landscape Architect 224113 Statistician 
Graphic Designer 224311 Economist 
Chemical Engineer 224711 Management Consultant 
Materials Engineer 225113 Marketing Specialist 
Civil Engineer 225311 Public Relations Professional 
Geotechnical Engineer 232111 Architect 
Quantity Surveyor 232112 Landscape Architect 
Structural Engineer 232411 Graphic Designer 
Transport Engineer 232412 Illustrator 
Electrical Engineer 232511 Interior Designer 
Electronics Engineer 233111 Chemical Engineer 
Industrial Engineer 233112 Materials Engineer 
Mechanical Engineer 233211 Civil Engineer 
Production or Plant Engineer 233212 Geotechnical Engineer 
Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum) 233213 Quantity Surveyor 
Aeronautical Engineer 233214 Structural Engineer 
Agricultural Engineer 233215 Transport Engineer 
Biomedical Engineer 233311 Electrical Engineer 
Engineering Technologist 233411 Electronics Engineer 
Environmental Engineer 233511 Industrial Engineer 
Engineering Professionals nec 233512 Mechanical Engineer 
Agricultural Consultant 233513 Production or Plant Engineer 
Agricultural Scientist 233611 Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum) 
Chemist 233612 Petroleum Engineer 
Food Technologist 233911 Aeronautical Engineer 
Environmental Consultant 233912 Agricultural Engineer 
Marine Biologist 233913 Biomedical Engineer 
Microbiologist 233914 Engineering Technologist 
Zoologist 233915 Environmental Engineer 
Medical Laboratory Scientist 233916 Naval Architect 
Veterinarian 233999 Engineering Professionals nec 
Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec 234111 Agricultural Consultant 
Early Childhood Teacher 234112 Agricultural Scientist 
Secondary School Teacher 234211 Chemist 
Special Needs Teacher 234212 Food Technologist 
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer 234213 Wine Maker 
Medical Radiation Therapist 234312 Environmental Consultant 
Sonographer 234313 Environmental Research Scientist 
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser 234399 Environmental Scientists nec 
Optometrist 234511 Life Scientist (General) 
Retail Pharmacist 234514 Biotechnologist 
Chiropractor 234515 Botanist 
Occupational Therapist 234516 Marine Biologist 
Physiotherapist 234517 Microbiologist 
Podiatrist 234522 Zoologist 
Emergency Medicine Specialist 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 
Ophthalmologist 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 
Pathologist 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 
Medical Practitioners nec 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 
Midwife 234711 Veterinarian 
Nurse Manager 234914 Physicist 
Nurse Practitioner 234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec 
Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher 
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 241211 Middle School Teacher 
Registered Nurse (Community Health) 241411 Secondary School Teacher 
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 241511 Special Needs Teacher 
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer 
Registered Nurse (Medical) 251212 Medical Radiation Therapist 
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist 
Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 251214 Sonographer 
Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser 
Registered Nurse (Surgical) 251411 Optometrist 
Registered Nurse (Paediatric) 251513 Retail Pharmacist 
Registered Nurses nec 252111 Chiropractor 
ICT business Analyst 252411 Occupational Therapist 
Systems Analyst 252511 Physiotherapist 
Multimedia Specialist 252611 Podiatrist 
Web Developer 253111 General Practitioner 
Analyst Programmer 253112 Resident Medical Officer 
Developer Programmer 253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist 
Software Engineer 253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 
Software Tester 253914 Ophthalmologist 
Database Administrator 253915 Pathologist 
ICT Security Specialist 253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist 
Systems Administrator 253999 Medical Practitioners nec 
Computer Network and Systems Engineer 254111 Midwife 
Network Administrator 254311 Nurse Manager 
ICT Support Engineer 254411 Nurse Practitioner 
ICT Systems Test Engineer 254412 Registered Nurse (aged care) 
Telecommunications Engineer 254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 
Telecommunications Network Engineer 254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) 
Solicitor 254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 
Clinical Psychologist 254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 
Psychologists nec 254418 Registered Nurse (medical) 
Social Worker 254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 
Welfare Worker 254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 
Medical Laboratory Technician 254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 
Architectural Draftsperson 254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical) 
Civil Engineering Draftsperson 254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) 
Civil Engineering Technician 254499 Registered Nurse (NEC) 
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 261111 ICT business Analyst 
Electrical Engineering Technician 261112 Systems Analyst 
Building and Engineering Technicians nec 261211 Multimedia Specialist 
Telecommunications Network Planner 261212 Web Developer 
Automotive Electrician 261311 Analyst Programmer 
Motor Mechanic (General) 261312 Developer Programmer 
Diesel Motor Mechanic 261313 Software Engineer 
Motorcycle Mechanic 261314 Software Tester 
Small Engine Mechanic 262111 Database Administrator 
Sheetmetal Trades Worker 262112 ICT Security Specialist 
Metal Fabricator 262113 Systems Administrator 
Welder (First Class) 263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer 
Fitter (General) 263112 Network Administrator 
Fitter and Turner 263212 ICT Support Engineer 
Fitter-Welder 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer 
Metal Machinist (First Class) 263311 Telecommunications Engineer 
Metal Fitters and Machinists nec 263312 Telecommunications Network Engineer 
Locksmith 271311 Solicitor 
Panelbeater 272311 Clinical Psychologist 
Bricklayer 272313 Organisational Psychologist 
Stonemason 272399 Psychologists nec 
Carpenter and Joiner 272511 Social Worker 
Carpenter 272613 Welfare Worker 
Joiner 311213 Medical Laboratory Technician 
Glazier 311312 Meat Inspector 
Fibrous Plasterer 312111 Architectural Draftsperson 
Wall and Floor Tiler 312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson 
Plumber (General) 312212 Civil Engineering Technician 
Drainer 312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 
Gasfitter 312312 Electrical Engineering Technician 
Roof plumber 312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec 
Electrician (General) 313213 Telecommunications Network Planner 
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic 321111 Automotive Electrician 
Technical Cable Jointer 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker 321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic 
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) 321213 Motorcycle Mechanic 
Baker 321214 Small Engine Mechanic 
Pastrycook 322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker 
Butcher or Smallgoods Maker 322311 Metal Fabricator 
Chef 322313 Welder (First Class) 
Cook 323211 Fitter (General) 
Horse Trainer 323212 Fitter and Turner 
Hairdresser 323213 Fitter-Welder 
Cabinetmaker 323214 Metal Machinist (First Class) 
Enrolled Nurse 323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec 
Community Worker 323313 Locksmith 
Program or Project Administrator 324111 Panelbeater 
  331111 Bricklayer 
  331112 Stonemason 
  331211 Carpenter and Joiner 
  331212 Carpenter 
  331213 Joiner 
  333111 Glazier 
  333211 Fibrous Plasterer 
  333411 Wall and Floor Tiler 
  334111 Plumber (General) 
  334113 Drainer 
  334114 Gasfitter 
  334115 Roof plumber 
  341111 Electrician (General) 
  341113 Lift Mechanic 
  342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic 
  342212 Technical Cable Jointer 
  342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker 
  342314 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) 
  351111 Baker 
  351112 Pastrycook 
  351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker 
  351311 Chef 
  351411 Cook 
  361112 Horse Trainer 
  362111 Florist 
  391111 Hairdresser 
  394111 Cabinetmaker 
  411411 Enrolled Nurse 
  411711 Community Worker 
  511112 Program or Project Administrator 

Source: https://www.nsw.gov.au/topics/visas-and-migration/skilled-visas/nsw-skilled-occupation-lists

Victoria Program Review Update

Data as at 28 February 2022 Published

Victoria has published program review details for the year 2021-22 as follows:

Data as at 28 February 2022

VIC Program  Review Places allotted to VIC ROIs received ROIs Selected Application Submitted for Nomination 
Subclass-190 3500 10557 1996 1924 
Subclass-491 500 1636 413 418 
Processing Time Subclass 190 Subclass 491 
75% of applications 36 days 22 days 
90% of applications 42 days 42 days 

Visa processing times are updated monthly, providing you with an indicative time frame in business days for processing applications. Last updated 28th February 2022

Occupations Selected Number 
Design, Engineering, Science & Transport Professional 490 
Education Professionals 255 
Health Professionals 861 
ICT Professionals 482 
Legal, Social & Welfare Professionals 58 
Food Trades Workers 170 
Other 52 

For the period 1 July 2021 to 28 February 2022, 87% of all nominated skilled visa applicants held an Australian qualification. 4% of all nominated applicants held a PhD, of which more than 73% were from Australian universities.

For more detailed information about points and occupations selected, please see ROIs selected.

Source: https://liveinmelbourne.vic.gov.au/migrate/program-review

RDA Hunter Allocation Quota Update

Quota Exhausted for 2021-22 Program Year

Notice by RDA Hunter:

RDA Hunter is no longer able to accept applications for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) for the remainder of the 2021-22 program year.

Our allocation of nomination positions, provided by the NSW government has now been filled.

Source: https://rdahunter.org.au/government-programs/skilled-work-regional-visa-subclass-491/applying-for-a-hunter-region-491-visa-nomination/

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