Migration Update : 18 October 2022
1. South Australia Business Innovation and Investment Program Update
Due to high demand and the limited interim allocation of 70 nomination places that South Australia has received from the Commonwealth Government Department of Home Affairs, Skilled & Business Migration is taking the following measures:
- Business Innovation stream (188A): Intention to Apply (ITA) process remains open
- Investor stream (188B): Temporarily closed to new applicants
- Significant Investor stream (188C): Temporarily closed to new applicants
- Entrepreneur stream (188E): Remains open with very limited places, you must first contact a Service Provider
The Government of South Australia continues to work with the Commonwealth Government to secure a further allocation of places for the program.
2. Top 20 In-Demand Jobs in Australia are Disclosed
The Federal Government has unveiled the list of top 20 in-demand jobs in Australia as there’s prominent increase in skill shortages across many industries. It’s surprising to learn that Australia has a low unemployment rate. While Australian employers are eager to hire workers, there is a difference in demand between all industries.
- Registered Nurses
Registered nursing is the most highly in-demand occupation in Australia. From June to August 2022, 9266 job advertisements were posted for registered nurses. By looking at the number of job postings, you can see how much demand is for nurses in Australia. So, if you’re a registered nurse, you can grab lots of career opportunities in Australian states.
- Software and Applications Programmers
The 2nd most in-demand occupation in Australia is software and applications programming. It was reported that there were 7841 advertisements for programmers between June and August 2022.
- Aged and Disabled Carers
Aged and disabled carers have the 3rd highest demand in Australia. Over the period of June to August 2022, 5101 job advertisements were posted for carers. If you have someone in Australia who needs your care and support, you can apply for a Carer Visa. It’s the best opportunity for those who want to work as a carer in Australia. Moreover, you can live for long-term in Australia with a Carer Visa since it’s a permanent visa.
- Construction Managers
Construction managers are the 4th highly in-demand profession in Australia. During June to August 2022, 4984 job ads were posted for the construction management.
- Early Childhood Educators
A total of 4549 job ads for childcare positions were posted every month from June to August 2022. In the list of top 20 in-demand jobs in Australia, Early Childhood Educators rank 5th. Therefore, you may have numerous job opportunities in this field.
- Motor Mechanics
Australia had approximately 4316 motor mechanic jobs available between June and August 2022. It’s the 6th most sought-after job according to the list of top 20 in-demand jobs in Australia.
- Retail Manager
In the period June to August 2022, 4244 job openings were posted for retail managers. It ranks on 7th in the top 20 highly demanding occupations in Australia.
There were around 4141 jobs available for chefs in Australia during June and August 2022. Australia is always in need of highly qualified chefs. If you want to work in Australia as a chef, it would be a great idea.
- ICT Business and Systems Analysts
It is no secret that managing data is becoming more and more significant for businesses. There is a rapid growth in the industry of ICT Business and System Analysts. It is currently the 9th highly in-demand occupation in Australia.
- Metal Fitters and Machinists
In Australia, fitters and machinists rank 10th in demand. Around 3565 job ads were posted every month during June, July and August 2022.
Cooks rank 11th on the list of the top 20 in-demand jobs in Australia. From June to August 2022, there were 3438 job ads for cooks each month.
Over the months of June to August 2022, 3396 job ads were posted for electricians. This profession ranks 12th on the list of most in demand professions.
- Civil Engineering Professionals
Civil engineering professionals have a high demand in Australia. This profession ranks 13th according to a list revealed by the Federal Government. Around 3200 jobs were posted for civil engineers during June, July and August 2022.
- Contract, Program and Project Administrators
From June to August 2022, there were 2842 job ads per month for Contract, Program and Project Administrators. This is the 14th highly in-demand profession in Australia.
- General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers
General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers were the 15th most in demand professions. In the 3 months between June, July and August 2022, 2306 job advertisements were posted.
- Pre-Primary School Teachers
The 16th most vacant profession was pre-primary school teachers. It is important to note that the nature of this profession differs from that of an early childhood educator.
Australia’s 17th most in-demand job is physiotherapy. Job ads for physios each month from June to August 2022 were around 1482.
- Mining Engineers
According to the list of top 20 in-demand jobs in Australia, mining engineers ranked 18th. As the number of average job postings for mining engineers was 1048 from June to August 2022.
Among Australia’s most in-demand jobs, gardeners rank 19th. From June to August 2022, there were an average of 1038 job listings for gardeners.
- Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers
Lastly, the 20th most in-demand profession in Australia is Auditors, Company Secretaries, and Corporate Treasurers. In the period of June to August 2022, there were an average of 868 job ads per month for this profession.