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Occupation List for the Northern Inland Region

The skilled occupations for each region will be different, so it is important that you check that your occupation is currently being accepted for our region. This list is updated regularly, and sometimes needs to be changed without notice. Your occupation must be on this list when you submit your application.

It is important that the skilled occupation on your application to the Northern Inland matches the occupation that is entered into SkillSelect. If these do not match, you cannot be nominated to apply from the NSW Government.

As the occupation list is updated regularly, there may be variances between the list below and the copy provided by the NSW Government. The list below is the current edition, and applications need to adhere to this list. Occupations that are on the copy provided by the NSW Government but not on this list will not be accepted.

We are currently accepting applicaitons for Skilled Work Regional Visa (491) for the following occupations:


Occupation ANZSCO Code Occupation Status

Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

254412 Available

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)

254413 Available
Registered Nurse (Community Health) 254414 Available
Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency) 254415 Available
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 254417 Available
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 254421 Available
Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 254422 Available
Registered Nurse (Surgical) 254424 Available
Registered Nurse (NEC) 254499 Available
Analyst Programmer 261311 Available
Developer Programmer


Engineering Manager 133211 Available
Civil Engineer 233211 Available
Geotechnical Engineer 233212 Available
Mechanical Engineer 233512 Available
Agricultural Engineer 233912 Available
Civil Engineering Technician 312212 Available

Last Updated 24th of February 2021

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