New Skilled Occupation List (SOL) From 1 July 2011

DIAC has released a new Skilled Occupation List (schedule 3), Annual Update of Skilled Occupation List - 1 July 2011, following the annual review based on advice from Skills Australia.

The following occupations have been removed from the SOL:
° Optometrist [251411]
° Orthoptist [251412]
° Panel Beater [324111]
° Vehicle Painter [324311]

The following occupations have been added to the SOL:
° Medical Physicist [234914]
° Environmental Health Officer [251311]
° Occupational Health and Safety Adviser [251312]
° Hospital Pharmacists [251511]
° Retail Pharmacists [251513]
° Barrister [271111]
° Solicitor [271311]
° Fitter (General) [323211]
° Fitter and Turner [323212]
° Fitter-Welder [323213]
° Metal Machinist (First Class) [323214]
° Boat builder and Repairer [39911]
° Shipwright [399112].