Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and Consolidated Skilled Occupation List (CSOL) from 1 July 2016

Source: Legislative Instrument - IMMI 16/059 - F2016L00800 - Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Occupations, a Person or Body, a Country or Countries specifies changes to the occupations on the SOL and CSOL from 1 July 2016:

SOL is being used for 189, 485 and 489 (family sponsored) visas

CSOL is being used for 190, 489 (state nominated), 186, 457, 402 visas

SOL = Schedule 1

CSOL = Schedule 1 + Schedule 2

Changes coming in force on 1 July 2016:

Occupations moved from SOL to CSOL

233611 Mining Engineers (excluding Petroleum)
233612 Petroleum Engineers
234912 Metallurgists
251311 Environmental Health Officers
251312 Occupational Health & Safety Advisers
411211 Dental Hygienists
411212 Dental Prosthetists
411213 Dental Technicians
411213 Dental Therapists

Occupations added to the SOL

251912 Orthotist or Prosthetist
252711 Audiologists

See our ANZSCO.OZHOME.INFO for current occupation lists.

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