Western Australis has released its occupation lists. WA has two occupation lists, 

  • Skilled Occupation List
  • Graduate occupation list two occupation lists.

 Applicants can apply under the general stream if they have their occupation listed in the list as available and meet the following criteria: 

  • Applicants must be living in Australia
  • Applicants must meet the English requirements. Applicants with nominated occupation in an ANZSCO Group 1( Managers) or Group 2(Professionals) must have the proof of "Proficient" English or higher. All other categories must have proof of "Competent" English.
  • Applicants must have the experience to claim 5 points in EOI. If experience in Australia, one year of experience; if overseas, the experience must be at least three years of experience. Experience must be a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Have a full-time employment contract valid for at least 12 months. Full time is a minimum of 35 hours per week
  • If occupations are listed under regional WA only, the applicants must provide an offer or contract from the regional centres or WA's other regional areas.
  • If applicants are outside WA, must have sufficient funds to cover the settlement and living costs

 The graduates who have studied in Western Australia can apply for nomination if they have their occupation listed under the Graduate Occupation List. Applicants must meet the following criteria along with the occupation listed under the graduate stream: 

  • Applicants must be living in Australia
  • Applicants must meet the English requirements. Applicants with nominated occupation in an ANZSCO Group 1( Managers) or Group 2(Professionals) must have the proof of "Proficient" English or higher. All other categories must have proof of "Competent" English
  • Applicants must have studied in an accredited educational institution. The study must be a University or higher education qualification. It included a PhD, Masters,s Bachelors, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and/or a VET qualification at a Cert III level or above. The study must be at least two years of full-time face to face study.
  • Applicants must have at least six months of Australian work experience in the nominated or closely related occupation or six months of contract with an employer in WA.
  • If occupations are listed under regional WA only, the applicants must provide an offer or contract from the regional centres or WA's other regional areas.
  • If applicants are outside WA, must have sufficient funds to cover the settlement and living costs

Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List 

ANZSCO codeSkilled occupationEligible visasRegional WA onlyStatus


*190 visa**491 visa

252711AudiologistYYYAvailable
253316GastroenterologistYY
Available
253111General PractitionerYYYAvailable
254111MidwifeYYYAvailable
253513NeurosurgeonYY
Available
253913Obstetrician and GynaecologistYY
Available
251213Nuclear Medicine TechnologistYY
Available
251412OrthoptistYY
Available
253515OtorhinolaryngologistYY
Available
234914Physicist***YY
Available
253411PsychiatristYY
Available
253918Radiation OncologistYY
Available
254413Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)YYYAvailable
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)YYYAvailable
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)YYYAvailable
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)YYYAvailable
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)YYYAvailable
253323RheumatologistYY
Available
251214SonographerYY
Available
253521Vascular SurgeonYY
Available

  Graduate Occupation List 

ANZSCO codeSkilled occupationEligible visasRegional WA onlyStatus


*190 visa**491 visa

221111Accountant (General)YY
Closed
231111Aeroplane Pilot
Y
Closed
233911Aeronautical EngineerYY
Available
234111Agricultural ConsultantYY
Available
233912Agricultural EngineerYY
Available
234112Agricultural ScientistYY
Available
311111Agricultural Technician
Y
Available
311211Anaesthetic TechnicianYY
Available
232111ArchitectYY
Closed
252711AudiologistYY
Available
351111BakerYY
Closed
271111BarristerYY
Closed
121312Beef Cattle Farmer
Y
Available
233913Biomedical EngineerYY
Available
234514BiotechnologistYY
Available
312113Building InspectorYY
Available
141111Café or Restaurant ManagerYY
Available
351311ChefYY
Available
233111Chemical EngineerYY
Available
234211ChemistYY
Available
233211Civil EngineerYY
Available
312211Civil Engineering DraftspersonYY
Available
312212Civil Engineering TechnicianYY
Available
272311Clinical PsychologistYY
Available
222111Commodities TraderYY
Closed
411711Community WorkerYY
Available
263111Computer Network and Systems EngineerYY
Available
149311Conference and Event OrganiserYY
Available
133111Construction Project ManagerYY
Available
121313Dairy Cattle Farmer
Y
Available
252311Dental SpecialistYY
Available
261312Developer ProgrammerYY
Available
411712Disabilities Service OfficerYY
Available
334113DrainerYY
Closed
272112Drug and Alcohol CounsellorYY
Available
241111Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) TeacherYY
Closed
272312Educational PsychologistYY
Closed
233311Electrical EngineerYY
Available
312311Electrical Engineering DraftspersonYY
Available
312312Electrical Engineering TechnicianYY
Available
342315Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)YY
Available
233411Electronics EngineerYY
Available
441211Emergency Service Worker
Y
Available
133211Engineering ManagerYY
Available
233915Environmental EngineerYY
Available
251311Environmental Health Officer
Y
Available
139912Environmental ManagerYY
Available
322113FarrierYY
Available
222112Finance BrokerYY
Closed
222199Financial Brokers (NEC)YY
Closed
222299Financial Dealers (NEC)YY
Closed
222311Financial Investment AdviserYY
Closed
222312Financial Investment ManagerYY
Closed
132211Finance ManagerYY
Available
222211Financial Market DealerYY
Closed
231113Flying Instructor
Y
Closed
451399Funeral Workers (NEC)
Y
Available
234411GeologistYY
Available
234412GeophysicistYY
Available
233212Geotechnical EngineerYY
Available
121214Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)/Field Crop Grower (NZ)
Y
Available
231114Helicopter Pilot
Y
Closed
251511Hospital PharmacistYYYAvailable
361112Horse TrainerYY
Closed
141311Hotel or Motel ManagerYY
Available
132311Human Resource ManagerYY
Available
234413HydrogeologistYY
Available
135112ICT Project ManagerYY
Available
262112ICT Security SpecialistYY
Available
233511Industrial EngineerYY
Available
251512Industrial PharmacistYY
Available
222113Insurance BrokerYY
Closed
272412InterpreterYY
Available
312911Maintenance Planner
Y
Closed
221112Management AccountantYY
Closed
233112Materials EngineerYY
Available
311312Meat InspectorYY
Available
233512Mechanical EngineerYY
Available
134211Medical Administrator
Y
Available
234611Medical Laboratory ScientistYY
Available
251212Medical Radiation TherapistYY
Available
311299Medical Technicians (NEC)YY
Available
234912MetallurgistYY
Available
312913Mine DeputyYY
Available
233611Mining Engineer (excluding petroleum)YY
Available
121411Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer
Y
Available
121216Mixed Crop Farmer
Y
Available
121317Mixed Livestock Farmer
Y
Available
233916Naval ArchitectYY
Available
263112Network AdministratorYY
Available
263113Network AnalystYY
Available
251213Nuclear Medicine TechnologistYY
Available
251312Occupational Health and Safety AdvisorYY
Closed
311214Operating Theatre Technician
Y
Available
251411OptometristYY
Available
251412OrthoptistYY
Available
251912Orthotist or ProsthetistYY
Available
252112OsteopathYY
Available
233612Petroleum EngineerYY
Available
311215Pharmacy TechnicianYY
Available
252611PodiatristYY
Available
241213Primary School TeacherYY
Closed
233513Production or Plant EngineerYY
Available
133112Project Builder
Y
Available
272399Psychologists (NEC)YY
Available
233213Quantity SurveyorYY
Available
272114Rehabilitation CounsellorYY
Available
132511Research and Development ManagerYY
Available
253112Resident Medical OfficerYY
Available
411715Residential Care OfficerYY
Available
251513Retail PharmacistYY
Available
134311School PrincipalYY
Closed
241411Secondary School TeacherYY
Closed
121322Sheep Farmer
Y
Available
231213Ship's Master
Y
Available
272511Social WorkerYY
Available
261313Software EngineerYY
Available
271311SolicitorYY
Closed
241511Special Needs TeacherYY
Closed
222213Stockbroking DealerYY
Closed
233214Structural EngineerYY
Available
133611Supply and Distribution ManagerYY
Available
232212SurveyorYY
Available
221113Taxation AccountantYY
Closed
241512Teacher of the Hearing ImpairedYY
Closed
241513Teacher of the Sight ImpairedYY
Closed
263311Telecommunications EngineerYY
Available
342413Telecommunications LinesworkerYY
Available
263312Telecommunications Network EngineerYY
Available
272413Translator
Y
Available
233215Transport EngineerYY
Available
232611Urban and Regional PlannerYY
Closed
234711VeterinarianYY
Available
361311Veterinary NurseYY
Available
242211Vocational Education Teacher
Y
Closed
272613Welfare WorkerYY
Closed
411716Youth WorkerYY
Closed