There is a huge requirement of overseas skilled medical professionals in Western Australia as revealed by the state in its updated skilled immigration occupation list. The updated list has now 18 occupations from the earlier 178 occupations that were inclusive of engineers and bricklayers. The vast requisite of overseas skilled medical professionals is topped by Midwives and Registered nurses.
The updated list reveals that the need for overseas skilled medical professionals in not just in Western Australia but also for the nation as a whole.
The 18 occupations that are now included in the updated list include Registered nurses, Midwife, Gynecologist, Psychiatrist, Neurosurgeon, Sonographer, and GPs. Registered nurses are required for preoperative care, mental health, emergency and critical care, community health, family health, and child health.
Mark McGowan the Premier of Western Australia said that visa approval will be based on authenticity and economic need. The current economic situation demands that labor market is managed judiciously between locals and overseas workers added Mark.
Employers in Western Australia who intend to hire overseas skilled medical professionals will have to prove that local workers cannot be hired for those jobs, said Mark McGowan. Only then they will be permitted to fast track overseas skilled workers added the Premier of Western Australia.
Elaborating on the economy of the state Mark said that there has been a drastic transformation in the economy in the post-mining boom era. All efforts must be made to accentuate the growth of labor market, explained Mark, as quoted by the Australia Forum. He also revealed that the Federal Government of Australia has confirmed that Perth will be eliminated as a region from the Regional Sponsored Immigration Scheme.
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