The Australian Government is committed to overhauling its efficient migration system. This will be done to increase the demand for foreign workers and to accelerate economic growth.
Australia will also review the talented employment List (SOL) to understand which jobs can be filled by overseas employs .
Employment and Skills Minister Michela Cash has recently announced a review. This review will be done to address concerns that do not reflect the demand for foreign workers in some industries in the current SOL at around 500 jobs.
Senator Cash said it is necessary to address these concerns so that the continued growth of the Australian economy is not hampered.
Australia’s current skilled occupation list was last updated in March this year. The review will ensure that there are enough activists to support the 10-year AUD 100 billion infrastructure program announced by the government.
Senator Cash also said that migration has been an integral part of Australia’s flourishing. However, it is extremely important that the right foreign workers fill the right talented shortage in Australia, as quoted by SBS News.
Australia granted more than 80,000 talented visas in the last financial year. Jobs in the ICT sector were the most popular last year.
However, data scientists such as ICT jobs that are in high demand will not be added to (SOL). This is because these jobs are not include in the ANZCO categorize. The ANZCO categorize has not been updated since 2013.
Jarrod Ball is the Chief Economist of the profitable Development society of Australia. He adds that the old ANZCO categorize makes it difficult for employers in the ICT segment to hire the right foreign workers.
Mr Ball said the technology sector has seen many changes since 2013. There are a lot of new businesses in the region that have not yet been included in the skilled migration list.
However, Australia has introduced the Global Talent Scheme, which allows the appointment of highly-skilled foreign workers in the technology sector. However, new businesses should also be included in the mainstream skilled migration program, Mr. Ball said.
The review will assess the jobs of all three of Australia’s occupations — medium and long-term, temporary skilled workers and regional occupations.
Australian Government. More regional migrants have come up with new regional visas to encourage them to settle in regional areas of Australia.
However, Mr. Ball is a bit confused about the government. Efforts to increase the number of skilled migrants in regional areas. He says that most expatriates will complete their period of compulsory migration to regional areas and then return to cities to take up higher-paying jobs.
Australia is currently in consultation with various stakeholders. The list of skilled occupations is expected to be updated by March next year.