NEW ACT OCCUPATION LIST FROM 01ST SEP 2016
The ACT Government has released a new ACT occupation list effective from 1 September 2016.
A summary of the list provides the following information:
The skills need has eased for restaurant managers, management consultants, solicitors and financial advisers. These occupations are now closed.
The demand for skills within corporate management, HR and the creative / design sector is increasing. Occupations within these sectors have now opened.
The ‘open’ status of the following occupations remains unchanged indicating a continual high demand for civil engineers, general practitioners, retail pharmacists, early childhood teachers, architects, medical imaging professionals, registered nurses, counsellors, mechanics, psychologists and real estate professionals.
Applications for ACT nomination submitted and lodged before 01/09/16 will be assessed against the ‘at time of application’ criteria.