NSW 489 visa Skilled Occupation list

NSW 489 Regional Skilled Occupation list (2019-2020)

We try our best to update this regularly to reflect any changes, including when an occupation has been removed however contact us for the latest information.

This list applies to the 489 visa for NSW.

ANZSCO Code Occupation Region
121111 Aquaculture Farmer Murray Northern Rivers Southern Inland
121211 Cotton Grower Riverina Murray Orana
121212 Flower Grower Northern Rivers
121213 Fruit or Nut Grower Riverina Murray Orana Mid North Coast
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower Riverina Murray Orana
121215 Grape Grower Riverina Murray Orana Southern Inland
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
121221 Vegetable Grower Riverina Murray
121299 Crop Farmers nec Riverina Murray Northern Rivers Orana Mid North Coast
121311 Apiarist Riverina Orana Southern Inland
121312 Beef Cattle Farmer Riverina Far South Coast Orana
121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer Far South Coast Orana
121314 Deer Farmer Orana
121315 Goat Farmer Orana
121316 Horse Breeder Orana Southern Inland
121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana
121318 Pig Farmer Murray Southern Inland
121321 Poultry Farmer Riverina Far South Coast Murray Southern Inland
121322 Sheep Farmer Murray Orana
121399 Livestock Farmers nec Murray Orana
121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Central West
132511 Research and Development Manager Northern Rivers
133111 Construction Project Manager Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana
133112 Project Builder Northern Rivers Orana
133211 Engineering Manager Orana
133411 Manufacturer Murray
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) Riverina Far South Coast Orana
133513 Production Manager (Mining) Orana
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager Orana
134111 Child Care Centre Manager Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
134211 Medical Administrator Orana
134212 Nursing Clinical Director Murray Orana
134213 Primary Health Organisation Manager Murray Orana
134214 Welfare Centre Manager Orana
134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec Far South Coast Orana
139912 Environmental Manager Orana Southern Inland
141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager Riverina Far South Coast Northern Rivers Orana
141211 Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager Murray Orana
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager Far South Coast Orana
141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec Far South Coast Murray Orana
149112 Fitness Centre Manager Northern Rivers
149212 Customer Service Manager Riverina
149311 Conference and Event Organiser Orana
149413 Transport Company Manager Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
149913 Facilities Manager Orana
212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) Northern Rivers
212314 Film and Video Editor Northern Rivers
212318 Video Producer Northern Rivers
221111 Accountant (General) Riverina Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
221112 Management Accountant Orana
221113 TaXation Accountant Orana
221213 EXternal Auditor Orana
221214 Internal Auditor Orana
223111 Human Resource Adviser Northern Rivers
224113 Statistician Far South Coast
224711 Management Consultant Northern Rivers Southern Inland
225112 Market Research Analyst Riverina
225113 Marketing Specialist Riverina Mid North Coast
232111 Architect Far South Coast Murray Orana
232212 Surveyor Far South Coast Murray Orana
232213 Cartographer Orana
232214 Other Spatial Scientist Orana
232313 Jewellery Designer Orana
232411 Graphic Designer Northern Rivers
232511 Interior Designer Far South Coast
232611 Urban and Regional Planner Riverina Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
233111 Chemical Engineer Orana
233112 Materials Engineer Orana
233211 Civil Engineer Riverina Orana Southern Inland Central West
233212 Geotechnical Engineer Murray Orana
233213 Quantity Surveyor Far South Coast Murray Orana
233214 Structural Engineer Murray Orana Southern Inland
233215 Transport Engineer Murray Orana
233311 Electrical Engineer Riverina Orana Southern Inland
233411 Electronics Engineer Orana
233511 Industrial Engineer Riverina Orana
233512 Mechanical Engineer Riverina Orana
233513 Production or Plant Engineer Orana
233611 Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum) Orana
233912 Agricultural Engineer Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
233913 Biomedical Engineer Orana
233914 Engineering Technologist Riverina Orana
233915 Environmental Engineer Orana
233999 Engineering Professionals nec Orana
234111 Agricultural Consultant Orana Southern Inland
234112 Agricultural Scientist Murray Northern Rivers Orana
234211 Chemist Far South Coast
234212 Food Technologist Riverina Orana
234213 Wine Maker Riverina Far South Coast Orana
234311 Conservation Officer Orana
234312 Environmental Consultant Orana
234313 Environmental Research Scientist Orana
234399 Environmental Scientists nec Far South Coast Orana
234411 Geologist Orana
234412 Geophysicist Orana
234413 Hydrogeologist Orana
234511 Life Scientist (General) Orana
234514 Biotechnologist Orana
234515 Botanist Orana
234516 Marine Biologist Far South Coast
234517 Microbiologist Orana
234518 Zoologist Orana
234599 Life Scientists nec Orana
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist Orana
234711 Veterinarian Riverina Far South Coast Northern Rivers Orana Mid North Coast
234911 Conservator Orana
234912 Metallurgist Orana
241111 Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Mid North Coast
241213 Primary School Teacher Murray Orana Southern Inland
241311 Middle School Teacher Murray Orana
241411 Secondary School Teacher Murray Orana Southern Inland
241511 Special Needs Teacher Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
241512 Teacher of the Hearing Impaired Orana
241513 Teacher of the Sight Impaired Orana
241599 Special Education Teachers nec Murray Orana Southern Inland
242111 University Lecturer Far South Coast Northern Rivers Orana
242211 Vocational Education Teacher (Trades) Orana
249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages Far South Coast Orana
251111 Dietitian Orana
251112 Nutritionist Orana
251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
251212 Medical Radiation Therapist Murray Orana Southern Inland
251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
251214 Sonographer Far South Coast Murray Orana
251311 Environmental Health Officer Far South Coast Orana
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser Orana
251411 Optometrist Far South Coast Murray
251511 Hospital Pharmacist Far South Coast
251513 Retail Pharmacist Far South Coast Northern Rivers Mid North Coast
252111 Chiropractor Orana
252112 Osteopath Far South Coast Orana
252211 Acupuncturist Far South Coast Orana
252213 Naturopath Far South Coast Orana
252214 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
252299 Complementary Health Therapists nec Far South Coast Orana
252311 Dental Specialist Far South Coast Murray Orana
252312 Dentist Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
252411 Occupational Therapist Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
252511 Physiotherapist Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
252611 Podiatrist Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
252711 Audiologist Far South Coast Orana
252712 Speech Pathologist Far South Coast Orana
253111 General Practitioner Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
253112 Resident Medical Officer Murray
253211 Anaesthetist Far South Coast Murray
253311 Specialist Physician (General Medicine) Murray
253312 Cardiologist Far South Coast
253313 Clinical Haematologist
253314 Medical Oncologist Far South Coast
253315 Endocrinologist Far South Coast
253316 Gastroenterologist Far South Coast
253317 Intensive Care Specialist Riverina
253318 Neurologist Far South Coast
253321 Paediatrician Far South Coast
253322 Renal Medicine Specialist Riverina Far South Coast
253324 Thoracic Medicine Specialist
253399 Specialist Physicians nec Murray
253411 Psychiatrist Riverina Far South Coast Murray Mid North Coast
253511 Surgeon (General) Far South Coast
253512 Cardiothoracic Surgeon
253513 Neurosurgeon Far South Coast
253514 Orthopaedic Surgeon Far South Coast
253516 Paediatric Surgeon Far South Coast
253518 Urologist Far South Coast
253521 Vascular Surgeon
253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist Riverina Far South Coast Murray Southern Inland Mid North Coast
253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Riverina Far South Coast Murray Southern Inland
253914 Ophthalmologist Murray Southern Inland
253915 Pathologist Far South Coast Murray Southern Inland
253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist Far South Coast Murray Southern Inland
253999 Medical Practitioners nec Riverina Far South Coast Murray Southern Inland
254111 Midwife Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Central West
254211 Nurse Educator Far South Coast Orana
254212 Nurse Researcher Far South Coast Orana
254311 Nurse Manager Far South Coast Orana
254411 Nurse Practitioner Riverina Murray Orana Southern Inland
254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Central West Mid North Coast
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Central West Mid North Coast
254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) Riverina Orana
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatric) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
254499 Registered Nurses nec Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Central West Mid North Coast
261111 ICT business Analyst Riverina
261211 Multimedia Specialist Northern Rivers
261311 Analyst Programmer Central West
261312 Developer Programmer Central West
261313 Software Engineer Far South Coast
261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec Northern Rivers
262113 Systems Administrator Riverina
263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer Central West
263112 Network Administrator Riverina
263212 ICT Support Engineer Riverina
271111 Barrister Murray Orana
271311 Solicitor Orana
272111 Careers Counsellor Orana
272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor Riverina Orana
272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor Murray Orana
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor Orana
272115 Student Counsellor Orana
272199 Counsellors nec Far South Coast Orana
272311 Clinical Psychologist Riverina Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
272312 Educational Psychologist Far South Coast Orana
272313 Organisational Psychologist Orana
272314 Psychotherapist Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
272399 Psychologists nec Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
272412 Interpreter Far South Coast Orana
272413 Translator Far South Coast Orana
272499 Social Professionals nec Orana
272511 Social Worker Riverina Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
272611 Community Arts Worker Orana
272612 Recreation Officer Orana
272613 Welfare Worker Riverina Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland Central West Mid North Coast
311111 Agricultural Technician Riverina Far South Coast Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
311211 Anaesthetic Technician Far South Coast
311213 Medical Laboratory Technician Far South Coast
311214 Operating Theatre Technician Far South Coast
311216 Pathology Collector (Aus) / Phlebotomist (NZ) Riverina Far South Coast
311299 Medical Technicians nec Far South Coast
311312 Meat Inspector Far South Coast
311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec Riverina Northern Rivers Mid North Coast
312111 Architectural Draftsperson Far South Coast Northern Rivers
312113 Building Inspector Far South Coast
312114 Construction Estimator Riverina Murray Orana
312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician Orana
312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec Orana
312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson Riverina Orana
312212 Civil Engineering Technician Murray Orana
312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson Orana
312312 Electrical Engineering Technician Murray Northern Rivers Orana
312511 Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson Orana
312512 Mechanical Engineering Technician Riverina Orana
312611 Safety Inspector Orana
312911 Maintenance Planner Orana
312912 Metallurgical or Materials Technician Orana
312913 Mine Deputy Orana
312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec Orana
313112 ICT Customer Support Officer Riverina Northern Rivers
321111 Automotive Electrician Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
321211 Motor Mechanic (General) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Central West Mid North Coast
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic Far South Coast
321214 Small Engine Mechanic Far South Coast Southern Inland
322113 Farrier Far South Coast Orana
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
322311 Metal Fabricator Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
322312 Pressure Welder Orana Southern Inland
322313 Welder (First Class) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
323211 Fitter (General) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
323212 Fitter and Turner Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
323213 Fitter-Welder Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec Riverina Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
323313 Locksmith Far South Coast Orana
323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer Orana
323412 Toolmaker Orana
324111 Panelbeater Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
324211 Vehicle Body Builder Orana
324212 Vehicle Trimmer Orana
324311 Vehicle Painter Far South Coast Orana
331111 Bricklayer Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
331112 Stonemason Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana
331211 Carpenter and Joiner Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
331212 Carpenter Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
331213 Joiner Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
332111 Floor Finisher Far South Coast Orana
332211 Painting trades workers Far South Coast Northern Rivers Orana
333111 Glazier Far South Coast Orana
333211 Fibrous Plasterer Far South Coast Orana
333212 Solid Plasterer Riverina Far South Coast Orana
333311 Roof Tiler Far South Coast Orana
333411 Wall and Floor Tiler Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana
334111 Plumber (General) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
334113 Drainer Far South Coast Orana
334114 Gasfitter Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
334115 Roof plumber Far South Coast Orana
341111 Electrician (General) Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
341112 Electrician (Special Class) Riverina Murray Orana
342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic Riverina Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
342211 Electrical Linesworker Far South Coast Murray
342311 Business Machine Mechanic Far South Coast
342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker Far South Coast
342314 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) Far South Coast
351111 Baker Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
351112 Pastrycook Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland
351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker Far South Coast Murray Orana
351311 Chef Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Central West Mid North Coast
351411 Cook Riverina Far South Coast Murray Northern Rivers Orana Southern Inland Mid North Coast
361112 Horse Trainer Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
361114 Zookeeper Far South Coast
361199 Animal Attendants and Trainers nec Far South Coast Orana
361311 Veterinary Nurse Far South Coast Northern Rivers Orana
362212 Arborist Far South Coast
362311 Greenkeeper Murray
362411 Nurseryperson Riverina Northern Rivers Mid North Coast
391111 Hairdresser Northern Rivers Southern Inland
393311 Upholsterer Far South Coast
394111 Cabinetmaker Far South Coast Orana Southern Inland
394211 Furniture Finisher Orana
394213 Wood Machinist Far South Coast Orana
399411 Jeweller Orana
399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video) Northern Rivers
399514 Make Up Artist Northern Rivers
399516 Sound Technician Northern Rivers
411111 Ambulance Officer Orana
411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic Orana
411211 Dental Hygienist Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
411213 Dental Technician Far South Coast Murray Orana Southern Inland
411214 Dental Therapist Far South Coast Murray Orana
411311 Diversional Therapist Far South Coast Northern Rivers
411411 Enrolled Nurse Murray Orana Southern Inland
411611 Massage Therapist Far South Coast
411711 Community Worker Orana Southern Inland
411712 Disabilities Services Officer Riverina Murray Orana Southern Inland Central West
411713 Family Support Worker Far South Coast Orana Mid North Coast
411715 Residential Care Officer Riverina Murray Orana Central West
411716 Youth Worker Far South Coast Orana
452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor Far South Coast Orana
452314 Snowsport Instructor Southern Inland
511111 Contract Administrator Murray
511112 Program or Project Administrator Riverina

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