Australia to review its Skilled Occupation list (SOL) to attract Skilled Workers

The Australian Government is ready with its couple of new implementation and changes. The latest news has been that the government is planning to renovate the Skilled Migration system to meet the escalating requirement of the skilled workers for the economy of the nation. The Immigration Department will update its Skilled Occupation list in March 2020 to target the occupations that have a shortage of skilled workers.

The Minister for Employment and Skills, Michaela Cash, has recently talked about this and is going to attend to the concern of almost 500 jobs available in the present Skilled Occupation List (SOL). It has been observed that most of the SOL occupations don’t show the requirement of skilled workers in a few industries.

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It is mandatory to discuss these topics to eliminate all types of obstructions that are creating trouble in the growth of the Australian economy. The present Australia Skilled Occupation List (SOL) was last updated on March 2019. The evaluation of these occupations is must ensure that there are plenty of skilled workers to support the Government’s plan of creating the 10 years AUD 100 billion infrastructure program.

Immigration has been an important hand in the development of the Australia economy. Therefore, it is required for the Immigration authorities to choose the skilled workers that are experienced and are fit for the positions which are available in Australia.

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IT sector is in demand

Over 80,000 skilled visas were granted in the last Fiscal year and the IT sector occupations ruled the market. Well, there are a few ICT jobs like data Scientist which are presently in high demand but are not available on the SOL because of non-inclusion in the ANZSCO amplification. There is no update in the ANZSCO classifications from the last 6 years. The Chief economist of the Australia Committee for Economic Development says that with the outdated ANZSCO classification, it is difficult for employers in the ICT segment to recruit foreign workers.

To deal with this error, the Australia government has introduced its Global talent Scheme allowing the tech sector to invite skilled and qualified skilled workers. Although, the new occupations are still not added in the main Skilled Migration programs.

Immigration plan for the year 2019-20

The Australian Government is planning to introduce a new regional visa subclass 491 to attract overseas foreign workers in the regional areas of the country. As per the announcement was given by the Morrison Government, over 23,000 places are allocated to regional migration places and the government is planning to come up with new ways to meet the labor gap.

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