Critical skills and Travel exemptions

Numerous skilled occupations are eligible for travel exemptions in various categories such as;

1. providing critical or specialist medical services, including air ambulance, medical evacuations and delivering critical medical supplies, or

2. for people with critical skills required to maintain the supply of essential goods and services (such as in medical technology, critical infrastructure, telecommunications, engineering and mining, supply chain logistics, aged care, agriculture, primary industry, food production, and the maritime industry), or

3. delivering services in sectors critical to Australia’s economic recovery (such as financial technology, large scale manufacturing, film, media and television production, and emerging technology), where no Australian worker is available, or

4. for individuals who are sponsored to work in Australia in one of the following 44 Priority Migration Skilled Occupations.

Chief Executive or Managing Director
Construction Project Manager
Accountant (General)
Management Accountant
Taxation Accountant
External Auditor
Internal Auditor
Other Spatial Scientist
Civil Engineer
Geotechnical Engineer
Structural Engineer
Transport Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)
Petroleum Engineer
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Hospital Pharmacist
Industrial Pharmacist
Retail Pharmacist
Orthotist or Prosthetist
General Practitioner
Resident Medical Officer
Medical Practitioners nec
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
Registered Nurse (Medical)
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
Registered Nurses nec
Multimedia Specialist
Analyst Programmer
Developer Programmer
Software Engineer
Software and Applications Programmers nec
ICT Security Specialist
Social Worker
Maintenance Planner

Begin your journey down under by completing a free assessment HERE. We will assess your submission and define your immigration eligibility.

For more information please contact our UK office by telephone at 74 8753 8231 or by email or contact our Australian office by telephone 08 9301 5905 or by email