MODL Changes - May 2008

By Claire Zee, Acacia Immigration Australia Pty Ltd, 29 May 2008

On 17 May 2008 the Department of Immigration has announced a number of changes to the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL). Twelve occupations have been added to the MODL, including five Computing Professional specializations, Electronics Engineer, Optometrist and Dental Technician, as well as the trade occupations of Binder and Finisher, Landscape Gardener and Tree Surgeon. One occupation has been removed from the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL): Computing Professional specializing in Sybase SQL Server. The Occupations that have been added include:

  • Electronics Engineer
  • Computing Professional: Linux
  • Computing Professional: Solaris
  • Computing Professional: Unix
  • Computing Professional: Specialist in Data Warehousing
  • Computing Professional: .Net Technologies
  • Optometrist
  • Dental Technician
  • Binder
  • Finisher
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Tree Surgeon

The Occupation that has been removed:

  • Computing professional: Sybase SQL Server

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