If you’re looking to emigrate to Australia, have you checked to see whether your occupation is on the skilled occupations list? If it is, you can emigrate to Australia through the Australian General Skilled Migration Program and secure permanent residency, as opposed to only staying in the country for a year on a working holiday visa. Recent changes to the list mean that some occupations that were previously entitled to visas are now no longer, so make sure to check.
Midwife – If you are already trained to provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies then you will be able to work in this role in Australia
Architect – This occupation is listed on the Medium and Long term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), meaning it is possible to apply for any of the visas in the General Skilled Migration Program, as well as employer sponsored visas.
Veterinarian – This role involves the Diagnoses, treats and prevents animal diseases, ailments and injuries and registration or licensing is required.
Teachers – Australia is currently seeking teachers from overseas. These include but are not limited to the roles of early childhood and secondary school teachers, special needs teachers and teachers of the sight and hearing impaired.
Sonographer – if you are trained in Operating ultrasound equipment to acquire anatomical images and data for medical diagnostic purposes in conjunction with Medical Practitioners then you will be eligible to emigrate to Australia.
Nurses – there are multiple nursing roles sought to be filled in Australia, including but not limited to child and family nurses, critical care nurses, mental health nurses and surgical nurses. Check online to see if your specialism is listed as a skilled occupation.
Barrister – this occupation features on the MLTSSL, meaning it is possible to apply for any of the visas on the programme, including the Skilled Independent 189, the Skilled Nominated 190, the Skilled Regional Nominated 489 or the Skilled Regional Sponsored 489 visas.
Automotive electrician – to apply for a visa for this role, you may have to show registration or licensing.
Dentists – a variety of dental roles are required in Australia, including that of a dental hygienist, dental Prosthetist, dental Technician and dental therapist. If you are currently employed in one of these roles, find out more about applying for a visa online.
Surgeon – amongst other medical professional roles, Australia is in short supply of surgeons, including neurosurgeons and Orthopaedic surgeon. If you are currently employed in one of these roles you can apply for any of the visas in the General Skilled Migration Program.
This is just a few of the many roles required to work in Australia.