New-Update For PR (Permanent Resident) Application

Written by Editor’s Picks, News

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. This list will be in effect from 1st July 2016.

Two new occupations have been added to the SOL from 1st July 2016, these are:

  •  Orthotist or Prosthetist (ANZSCO 251912)
  • Audiologist (ANZSCO 252711)

A few of occupations have been removed from the SOL list from 1st July 2016, these are:

  • Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum) (ANZSCO 233611)
  • Petroleum Engineer (ANZSCO 233612)
  • Metallurgist (ANZSCO 234912)
  • Environmental Health Officer (ANZSCO 251311)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Adviser (ANZSCO 251312)
  • Dental Hygienist (ANZSCO 411211)
  • Dental Prosthetist (ANZSCO 411212)
  • Dental Technician (ANZSCO 411213)
  • Dental Therapist (ANZSCO 411214).

sol-page-001 sol-page-002 sol-page-003 sol-page-004 sol-page-005 sol-page-006


There are 4777 places for accountants in the 2016-2017 program year, but half of the places will be set for applicants in 2015-2016 and the rest will be for 2016-2017 applications. The situation is also the same with the occupation ceiling of chef’s applications.



For more information about the Occupation List and Ceiling: Australian Government – Department of Immigration and Border Protection


Last modified: July 4, 2016

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *