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Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL)

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) was recently commissioned to consider the full composition of the shortage occupation lists. The report is now available, and examines which occupations are in shortage, and makes recommendations as to which occupations should be included in the shortage occupation lists SOLs.

It's worth noting that the MAC has recommended that manufacturing roles such as furniture makers, weavers, knitters and leather working trades should not be included in the SOL.

See the full report here, specifically pages 527-577 for relevant roles; these pages outline the rationale for the MAC’s recommendations by role and what further information MAC would like, if any.