It’s no news that the occupation lists are being updated on a regular basis – usually every 6 months. What are the changes based on and what does it mean for your occupation?
The Department of Jobs and Small Businesses regularly reviews the occupations that are on the list to assess what skills are needed for the Australian labour market.
Stakeholders can turn in their submissions and give recommendations as well. Then the Department of Jos and Small Businesses provides recommendations to the Government and a decision on updating/ or not updating the occupation list is made.
See below for all steps:
What is the traffic light bulletin?
This system marks the occupations to be removed with the color “red”, the occupations to be moved from the MLTSSL to the STSOl with “orange”, the occupations to be moved from STSOL to MLTSSL with “yellow” and the occupations to be moved fom STSOL to ROL with “purple”.
Check here to find out if your occupation is considered for removal or movement between the lists.