Where to find Australia skills shortage lists, including priority occupations

Australia skills shortage lists, required for Covid-19 recovery includes the following priority migration skilled occupations:

Chief Executive or Managing Director (111111)
Construction Project Manager (133111)
Accountant (General) (221111)
Management Accountant (221112)
Taxation Accountant (221113)
External Auditor (221213)

The Australia skills shortage list is a list of occupations that are in demand in the Australian workforce. It is used by employers and governments to identify and address labour shortages. The list is updated regularly and includes occupations such as engineers, nurses, IT professionals, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, and other skilled trades. The list aims to help employers and governments to plan for future skills needs, provide pathways for training and development, and ensure that businesses can access the skills they need to remain competitive.

​​​​​​The following visas are available to individuals who are qualified to work or train in an eligible skilled occupation in Australia and can meet all other requirements:

Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186)
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa (subclass 187)*
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) – Points-tested stream
Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
Training visa (subclass 407)
Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482)
Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) – Graduate Work
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)
Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 494).

The combined list specifies: the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) code for each occupation. The ANZSCO provides information on the skill level of jobs, qualifications and/or experience needed to work in occupations
caveats which exclude the use of the occupation in certain circumstances (applies to the ENS and TSS visas only)
whether the occupation is included on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), the Regional Occupation List (ROL) or the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) ROL List.
the assessing authority for skills assessments

A current list of eligible skilled occupations can be found here :Australia Skills Shortage Lists


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