The occupation, Retail Pharmacist (ANZSCO 251513), which is currently available
on the GOL (Graduate Occupation List) for State Nomination under Skilled
Nominated visa (subclass 190) or Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass
491) is no longer considered a ‘Regional WA only’ occupation from 24 April 2020.
For nominations in ‘Regional WA only’ occupations, candidates are required to
provide evidence of a job offer or contract of employment in a regional location as
defined under Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas not
including Perth and Mandurah.
Henceforth, for nomination under the occupation ‘Retail Pharmacist’ (ANZSCO
251513), candidates can provide evidence of six months full time permanent or
fixed-term employment contract from any location within Australia, along with
meeting the other requirements for Graduate Stream nomination.