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Australia has announced The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 12, Dec 2020

Australia has announced The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) The Australian government has announced the latest Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL). The PMSOL includes 18 key occupations, which fill critical skills requirements to support Australia's economic recovery from the global pandemic.

This occupation list has been designed as per the expert advice from the National Skills Commission and consultation with Commonwealth departments.

Significance of PMSOL

There are few occupations in the PMSOL, which will be given the priority in processing, such as, the Employer sponsored nomination and visa applications. Rest of Australia's skilled occupation lists will remain active; however, the PMSOL occupations will be given priority.

The mentioned list is temporary in nature and the priority occupations included in the list may change, as the country recovers from the pandemic. The Aussie government and the National Skills Commission shall keep monitoring the impact of pandemic on the Australian labour market and evaluate Australia's skills requirements as they progress and new sources of data appear.

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Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

The 18 occupations (ANZSCO code) included in the PMSOL are:

  • Chief Executive or Managing Director (111111)
  • Construction Project Manager (133111)
  • Mechanical Engineer (233512)
  • General Practitioner (253111)
  • Resident Medical Officer (253112)
  • Psychiatrist (253411)
  • Medical Practitioner nec (253999)
  • Midwife (254111)
  • Registered Nurse (Aged Care) (254412)
  • Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) (254415)
  • Registered Nurse (Medical) (254418)
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (254422)
  • Registered Nurse (Perioperative) (254423)
  • Registered Nurses nec (254499)
  • Developer Programmer (261312)
  • Software Engineer (261313)
  • Social Worker (272511)
  • Maintenance Planner (312911)
Relevant Visa subclasses

Below are the employer sponsored visa subclasses for which Priority processing of nomination and visa applications for the mentioned PMSOL occupations applies:

  • Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482)?
  • Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186)?
  • Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa (subclass 187)
If you wish to apply for skilled Visa, study visa, family sponsored visa, etc. in Australia; you may get in touch with certified Australia migration expert at Visas Avenue Immigration. You may call us on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or you can drop us an e-mail at


Rajneesh Kumar

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