Immigration SA has announced the addition of 18 new occupations to their State Government Skilled Occupation List. The new list is effective immediately and includes Hairdresser and Cook.

This is good news for skilled migrants with a larger range of occupations available for sponsorship from the South Australian Government. The 18 new occupations include:

132111 Corporate Services Manager
134211 Medical Administrator
134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers, NEC
149212 Customer Service Manager
149915 Equipment Hire Manager
222311 Financial Investment Adviser
223211 ICT Trainer
224611 Librarian
224611 Database Administrator
271214 Intellectual Property Lawyer
311215 Pharmacy Technician
351411 Cook
361211 Shearer
391111 Hairdresser
399212 Gas or Petroleum Operator
399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician
411311 Diversional Therapist
451815 First Aid Trainer


Immigration SA –

Immigration SA is the South Australian Government body responsible for assessing applications for sponsorship under the skilled migration program. Applicants must meet sponsorship criteria which includes a positive skill assessment result and a genuine intention to reside in South Australia. For further details about sponsorship eligibility and application procedures please contact one of our professional Registered Migration Agents.  

Note: This list is current as of 8 April 2014. In all cases we recommend that you obtain up to date professional advice regarding your eligibility for an Australian visa before making an application. State Government occupational lists and sponsorship criteria are subject to change, sometimes with limited notice.