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​​​​​​​In this section, local employers in Western Australia can find out which visa pathways they can support. There are also helpful hints on how to attract overseas workers, and a wealth of information on the State nominated pathway.


Resources for employers

​​Need to retain a skilled workforce that can help you reach your business goals?

Skilled Migrant Employment Register

The new Skilled Migrant Employment Register is a free initiative linking employers with skilled migrants who have indicated they are seeking employment in Western Australia.

Visit the Skilled Migrant Employment Register page for more information.


The Jobs and Skills WA website offers useful information, templates, links and resources for employers, businesses and industry. These resources offer a collection of information and targeted strategies around key areas such as recruitment, training and retention.

For more information visit the Jobs and Skills WA resources for employers page.

​For more information on the labour market profile of Western Australia, visit
Working in Western Australia.

 

News


 

 

The WA Government has made changes to its migration program to support skilled workers looking to migrate to Western Australia including increasing occupations eligible for skilled migration in WA by around 60 per cent.

 

New occupations have been added to the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 1 (WASMOL Schedule 1) and the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 2 (WASMOL Schedule 2).

 

The list of newly available occupations can be found on the WA State Nomination – combined occupation list.  

 

The WA Government has also waived the $200 application fee and has made changes to the requirements for new applicants as of 1 July 2022, including:


Removal of the requirement to demonstrate sufficient funds for WA State nomination.


Reduction in the English requirements for applicants at the Manager and Professional occupation level to the "competent" level of English.


Changes to the document requirements for the WASMOL Schedule 1&2 and the Graduate Occupation lists based on the visa the applicant is being nominated for.

 

The next round of invitations to apply for WA State nomination are anticipated to be issued in the third week of September 2022.

 

 

For more information on the State Nominated Migration Program and the new requirements visit the About State nomination page.


Fun Fact
Wyndham is the hottest place in Australia with an annual mean temperature of 29.1 °C.