Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List announced.
The 17 occupations are in the health (notably nursing, psychiatry, and general medicine), construction (in project management, executive management, or mechanical engineering), and, IT (development programmer and software engineer). It is intended that the occupations in these sectors will boost the health and economic response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Exemption from Australia’s travel restrictions can be made by request for visa holders sponsored in a PMSOL occupation by and Australian business, however, a mandatory 14-day quarantine period must be completed on arrival.
The 17 occupations (ANZSCO code) are:
Chief Executive or Managing Director
Construction Project Manager
Resident Medical Officer
Medical Practitioner nec
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
Registered Nurse (Medical)
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
Registered Nurses nec