On 27 July 2021, the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs made an announcement to add 3 new skilled occupations of Pharmacists on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) to ensure that critical skills vacancies are filled in Australia in support of Australia’s COVID vaccine rollout.
The 3 new occupations on the Priority List are:
- Hospital Pharmacist (ANZSCO 251511)
- Industrial Pharmacist (ANZSCO 251512)
- Retail Pharmacist (ANZSCO 251513)
With the addition of 3 more occupations, the PMSOL consists of 44 skilled occupations in total. Visa holders sponsored in these 44 occupations have priority visa processing and are also eligible to travel to Australia on temporary visa.
To access the full Priority List, click here.