Tackling the Surveying and Spatial Skills Shortage

Canberra has moved to address the shortage of skilled professionals in the surveying and geospatial fields. In June the federal government added surveyors, cartographers and other spatial scientists to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL).

The PMSOL is a list of skilled occupations that the government considers are needed to help Australia recover from the economic effects of COVID-19.

A listing on the PMSOL means that employer sponsored nomination and visa applications for those categories will be given priority processing.

The Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, Alex Hawke, said the government had consulted widely with industry and “received valuable feedback from Australian business stakeholders on critical skill vacancies, which has been considered together with data from the National Skills Commission…”

Read more in Spatial Source article. hhttps://www.spatialsource.com.au/surveying/tackling-the-surveying-and-spatial-skills-shortage?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SS%20Newsletter%2020102021&utm_content=SS%20Newsletter%2020102021+CID_b7d556c5cff6ec24d82231c0f8266655&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=READ%20MORE

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