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Restriction on Occupations

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21 August, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Please find below an update to the relevant occupational restrictions (ie. caveats) as of the 1st July 2017.

 

Accountant (General) (ANZSCO 221111)

Accountants cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are clerical, book keeping and accounting clerk tasks
  • the business has an annual turnover of less than AUD $ 1,000,000 (1 Million Dollars)
  • the business has less than five employees

 

Advertising Specialist (ANZSCO 225111)

Advertising Specialists cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Aeroplane Pilot (ANZSCO 231111)

Aeroplane Pilots cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Agricultural Technician (ANZSCO 311111)

Agricultural Technicians cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Animal Attendants and Trainers (NEC) (ANZSCO 361199)

Animal Attendants and Trainers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • For animal husbandry, including but not limited to work that involves caring for livestock on a farm setting

 

Apiarist (ANZSCO 121311)

Apiarists cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Aquaculture Farmer (ANZSCO 121111)

Aquaculture Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Baker (ANZSCO 351111)

Bakers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • Performing mass / standardised production, such as positions in a franchise or factory, instead of specialist production
  • Any production of food products that will be distributed to a different location
  • Mainly include the use of food products prepared in advance from a different location

 

Beef Cattle Farmer (ANZSCO 121312)

Beef Cattle Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Cafe and Restaurant Manager (ANZSCO 141111)

Cafe and Restaurant Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • fast food or takeaway food services
  • fast casual restaurants
  • drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  • limited service cafes including, but not limited to, coffee shops or mall cafes
  • limited service pizza restaurants

 

Chefs (ANZSCO 351311)

Chefs cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • fast food or takeaway food services
  • fast casual restaurants
  • drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  • limited service cafes including, but not limited to, coffee shops or mall cafes
  • limited service pizza restaurants

 

Chief Executive or Managing Director (ANZSCO 111111)

Chief Executive or Managing Director cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • the base salary of the nominated position is lower than $180,001 (AUD) unless they involve an intra-corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

 

Conference and Event Organiser (ANZSCO 149311)

Conference and Event Organiser cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • the company involved has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD)
  • the base salary of the nominated position is lower than $65,000 (AUD)

 

Contract Administrator (ANZSCO 511111)

Contract Administrators cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Cooks (ANZSCO 351411)

Cooks cannot be nominated if the duties are performed in limited service restaurants or in a factory setting for mass production. A limited service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • fast food or takeaway food services
  • fast casual restaurants
  • drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  • limited service cafes
  • limited service pizza restaurants

 

Corporate General Manager (ANZSCO 111211)

Corporate General Manager cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • the base salary of the nominated occupation is lower than AUD $180,001 unless involve an intra-corporate transfer which an international trade obligation applies

 

Cotton Grower (ANZSCO 121211)

Cotton Growers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Crop Farmers (NEC) (ANZSCO 121299)

Crop Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Customer Service Manager (ANZSCO 149212)

Customer Service Manager cannot be nominated in the following circumstances:

  • involved in a front-line retail setting
  • mainly involve a regular direct interaction with clients for transactions
  • the company has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD)
  • the base salary of the nominated occupation is lower than $65,000 (AUD)

 

Dairy Cattle Farmer (ANZSCO 121313)

Dairy Cattle Farmer cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong

 

Facilities Manager (ANZSCO 149913)

Facilities Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • the facility is not located in a commercial building or shopping centre environment or
  • duties mainly involve the management of provisions of one particular service to a facility or management of one particular relationship

 

Finance Manager (ANZSCO 132211)

Finance Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Fitness Centre Manager (ANZSCO 149112)

Fitness Centre Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong

 

Flower Grower (ANZSCO 121212)

Flower Growers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals\
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Flying Instructor (ANZSCO 231113)

Flying Instructors cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Fruit or Nut Grower (ANZSCO 121213)

Fruit or Nut Growers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (AUS) / Field Crop Grower (NZ) (ANZSCO 121214)

Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Growers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Grape Grower (ANZSCO 121215)

Grape Growers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Graphic Designer (ANZSCO 232411)

Graphic Designers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Hair or Beauty Salon Manager (ANZSCO 142114)

Hair or Beauty Salon Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are non-managerial tasks such as hair dressing or beauty therapy
    the business has less than five employees

 

Hairdresser (ANZSCO 391111)

Hairdressers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Helicopter Pilot (ANZSCO 231114)

Helicopter Pilots cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Horse Breeder (ANZSCO 121316)

Horse Breeders cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Hotel or Motel Manager (ANZSCO 141311)

Hotel or Motel Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as rostering, maintenance of records, reception tasks and duty allocation to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons)

 

ICT Project Manager (ANZSCO 135112)

ICT Project Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

ICT Support Engineer (ANZSCO 263212)

ICT Project Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

ICT Systems Test Engineer (ANZSCO 263213)

ICT Systems Test Engineers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Information and Organisation Professional (nec) (ANZSCO 224999)

Information and Organisation Professionals cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Livestock Farmers (NEC) (ANZSCO 121399)

Livestock Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Management Consultant (ANZSCO 224711)

Management Consultants cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • the company involved has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD) or
  • the company has less than five full-time employees

 

Marketing Specialist (ANZSCO 225113)

Marketing Specialists cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • involved in a front-line retail setting
  • mainly involve regular direct interactions with clients to process transactions
  • the company involved has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD)
  • the base salary for the nominated occupation is lower than $65,000

 

Massage Therapist (ANZSCO 411611)

Massage Therapists cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • part-time positions
  • job is not based in a therapeutic setting
  • involved in the provision of non-medical relaxation massage
  • job is not based in a retail setting

Under policy, a therapeutic setting is a facility that offers services related to the healing of disease, as opposed to relaxation services. Positions that are:

  • not based in a therapeutic setting are likely to include positions assigned to a spa, shopping malls or a prostitution setting
  • based in a therapeutic setting are likely to include positions assigned to a clinic offering therapeutic massage, physiotherapy and/or chiropractic care

 

Mechanical Engineering Technician (ANZSCO 312512)

Mechanical Engineering Technicians cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • duties involve mobile phone repairs

 

Mixed Crop Farmer (ANZSCO 121216)

Mixed Crop Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Mixed Livestock Farmer (ANZSCO 121317)

Mixed Livestock Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Pastry Cook (ANZSCO 351112)

Pastry Cooks cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • involves mass or standardised production, which includes positions based in a franchise or factory, instead of specialist production
  • involve full or partial production of food product to be distributed to a different location
  • mainly involve the use of food product prepared in advance from a different location

 

Pig Farmer (ANZSCO 121318)

Pig Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Post Office Manager (ANZSCO 142115)

Post Office Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Poultry Farmer (ANZSCO 121321)

Poultry Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Primary Products Inspectors (NEC) (ANZSCO 311399)

Primary Products Inspectors cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Production Manager (Forestry) (ANZSCO 133511)

Production Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Recruitment Consultant (ANZSCO 223112)

Recruitment Consultants cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • the company involved has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD)
  • the company has less than five employees
  • the base salary of the nominated position is less than $65,000 (AUD)

 

Retail Buyer (ANZSCO 639211)

Retail Buyers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • based in a front-line retail setting
  • mainly involve regular direct interactions with clients to process transactions

 

Sales and Marketing Manager (ANZSCO 131112)

Sales and Marketing managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • based in a front-line retail setting
  • mainly involve regular direct interactions with a client to process transactions
  • the company involved has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD)
  • the base salary for the nominated position is lower than $65,000 (AUD)

 

Sheep Farmer (ANZSCO 121322)

Sheep Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Software Tester (ANZSCO 261314)

Software Testers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Sports Centre Manager (ANZSCO 149113)

Sports Centre Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Sugar Cane Grower (ANZSCO 121217)

Sheep Farmers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Supply and Distribution Manager (ANZSCO 133611)

Supply and Distribution Managers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • based in a front-line retail setting
  • mainly involve regular direct interactions with a client to process transactions
  • the company involved has an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD)
  • the base salary for the nominated position is lower than $65,000 (AUD)

 

Taxation Accountant (ANZSCO 221113)

Taxation Accountants cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are clerical, book keeping and accounting clerk tasks

 

Technical Sales Representatives NEC (note: includes education sales rep) (ANZSCO 225499)

Technical Sales Representatives cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • based in a front-line retail setting
  • based in call centres and are not required to have significant technical product knowledge
  • mainly involve sales of educational courses to individual students
  • the base salary of nominated occupation is lower than $65,000 (AUD)

 

Transport Company Manager (ANZSCO 149413)

Transport Company Manager cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as truck driving
  • positions in businesses that have an annual turnover of less than $1M (AUD);
  • positions in businesses that have fewer than five employees

 

University Lecturer (ANZSCO 242111)

University Lecturer cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Vegetable Grower (AUS) / Market Gardener (NZ) (ANZSCO 121221)

Vegetable Growers cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • majority of the duties are low-skilled tasks such as fruit picking, fruit packing, feeding of livestock or animals
  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

Web Developer (ANZSCO 261212)

Web Developers cannot be nominated under the following circumstance:

  • a minimum of two years relevant work experience is not required for the position

 

Wine Maker (ANZSCO 234213)

Wine Maker cannot be nominated under the following circumstances:

  • job location is not in regional Australia (Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Melbourne metropolitan area, Newcastle, Sydney or Wollongong)

 

 

Please note: The above information may change at any time, so it is important to check regularly with the Department of Immigration’s official website to ensure you have the correct information.

For professional assistance with your visa case, please email us at solutions@VisaOne.com.au.

If you have an urgent case matter which requires immediate assistance, please call us on 1300 61 99 77 (or +61 7 3181 5588)

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