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Skilled Occupations List Methodology

The Skilled Occupations List (SOL) is used to qualify potential migrants for various skilled migration visas. The purpose of the SOL is to ensure the supply-driven component of Australia’s skilled migration programme is well targeted to highly-skilled migrants. Advice on the composition of the SOL is provided to the Minister for …

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Review of the Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

The Department of Education and Training is responsible for providing advice to the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection on the composition of the SOL. The SOL identifies occupations that would benefit from skilled migration for the purpose of meeting the medium to long-term skill needs of the Australian economy. …

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Average Weekly Earnings

Average Weekly total cash Earnings, Average age-Sex and Classified by occupation (Unit Group ANZSCO 4-digits) The data was collected from the 2014 Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH) which was conducted with respect to the last pay period on or before 16 May 2014. The EEH survey is conducted …

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Occupation Ceilings 2015-16 Vs 2016-17

The list of Occupation Ceilings for program year 2016-2017 has already been released by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). With respect to the previous year, 2 Unit Group have been removed: 2336 – Mining Engineers & 4112 – Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists. See below the comparison …

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