Agricultural Scientist PR Australia

What type of visa as an Agricultural Scientist to stay in Australia permanently?

Agriculture Consultant ANZSCO

Eligible Visa:

  • 186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)
  • 189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189) – Points-Tested
  • 190 – Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • 407 – Training visa (subclass 407)
  • 485 – Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) – Graduate Work
  • 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – Family sponsored
  • 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – State or Territory nominated
  • 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) – Medium Term Stream
  • 187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)
  • 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494) – Employer sponsored stream
  • 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) State or Territory nominated
  • 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) Family Sponsored

AGRICULTURAL SCIENTIST ANZSCO 

UNIT GROUP 2341

Occupations:

234111 Agricultural Consultant
234112 Agricultural Scientist
234113 Forester (Aus) / Forest Scientist (NZ)

Agricultural Engineer

234111 AGRICULTURAL CONSULTANT

Alternative Title: Agricultural Adviser
Advises farmers, agricultural businesses, rural industries and government on the production, processing and distribution of farm products.

234112 AGRICULTURAL SCIENTIST

Studies commercial plants, animals and cultivation techniques to enhance the productivity of farms and agricultural industries.

234113 FORESTER (AUS) / FOREST SCIENTIST (NZ)

Studies develop and manages forest areas to maintain commercial and recreational uses, conserve flora and fauna, and protect against fire, pests and diseases.

Visa Type
Availability
Visa 186 Yes
Visa 187 Yes
Visa 189 Yes
Visa 190 Yes
Visa 491 Yes
Visa 482 Yes
Visa 407 Yes
Visa 485 Yes
Visa 494 Yes

Tasks Include:

    • collecting and analysing data and samples of produce, feed, soil and other factors affecting production
    • advising Farmers and Farm Managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options
    • advising farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programs
    • studying the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth, animal breeding, and the growth and health of forest trees
    • studying the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on animal, crop and forest production
    • developing procedures and techniques for solving agricultural problems and improving the efficiency of production
    • managing forest resources to maximise their long-term commercial, recreational and environmental benefits for the community
    • studying the propagation and culture of forest trees, methods for improving the growth of stock, and the effects of thinning on forest yields
    • preparing plans for reafforestation and devising efficient harvesting systems
    • investigating, planning and implementing management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseases

Skill Assessment Information

Vetassess

Full Skills Assessment (GSM with Points Test Advice) for both qualifications and employment – Australian or Overseas
AUD $968.00 – Online Application – Applying from within Australia (incl GST)
AUD $660.00 – Priority Processing Fee (available for online application only) – Applying from within Australia (incl GST)
AUD $1,039.50 – Paper Application – Applying from within Australia (incl GST)
AUD $880.00 – Online Application – Applying from outside Australia (excl GST)
AUD $600.00 – Priority Processing Fee (available for online application only) – Applying from outside Australia (excl GST)
AUD $945.00 – Paper Application – Applying from outside Australia (excl GST)

Vetassess Group Information

Level of Qualification Field of Study Employment
Qualification/s assessed at Australian Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with a highly relevant major and at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment
Applications must have all of the above in order to be assessed positively for Group A

State/Territory Sponsorship Information

190: Yes
491: Yes

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for NT

  • Cities and major regional centres: None
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in the Northern Territory

190: Yes
491: Yes

Comments:
Special Conditions Apply Not available for High Points nomination from 04/07/2019 Not available for Chain Migration nomination from 04/07/2019 Provisional 491 visa only – 190 nomination offered to applicants under specific circumstances only (see 3.5)

Additional Comments:
Competent Plus English (or Proficient overall)

Fees:
$200.00

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

Restrictions or Conditions May Apply to State/Territory Sponsorship – please check with relevant State/Territory for clarification.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for SA

  • Cities and major regional centres: 5000 to 5171, 5173 to 5174, 5231 to 5235, 5240 to 5252, 5351 and 5950 to 5960
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in South Australia not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: No
491: No

DAMA: Yes

DAMA Comments:
SA Regional Workforce DAMA

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

State Comments:

The Adelaide City Technology and Innovation Advancement DAMA are for local SA employers to sponsor overseas workers in the defence, space and advanced manufacturing and technology industries with the ability to access and retain a highly-skilled workforce.  Agribusiness occupations will apply to the businesses located in the 5110-5734 postcodes.

The SA Regional Workforce DAMA is for SA local employers to sponsor regional growth industries of agribusiness, health and aged care, hospitality and tourism, mining and construction sectors with the ability to access and retain a skilled workforce.  The age concessions in this DAMA require candidates to be under 50. Agribusiness occupations will apply to the businesses located in the 5110-5734 postcodes.

190: Yes
491: No

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

Subclass 190: Category 1 – Tasmanian Graduate (2 years minimum study in Tasmania)

To be considered for this category you must meet all the following criteria.

  • Have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania and met the Australian study requirement through study in Tasmania.
  • Have lived in the state for at least 2 years and during your period of study prior to applying for visa state nomination
  • You and your dependents must currently be living in TAS and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue living in TAS
  • Have lived in the state during your period of study (evidence of this needs to be provided).

** For applicants who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution prior to 31 July 2017, to be considered for this category, you must meet the following criteria:

  • completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania. The course is undertaken:
    • must be either a degree (a bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks)
    • must be full-time and on-site in Tasmania
    • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
    • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment

Please refer to the Document Checklist tab for further information on providing evidence to support your application.

Subclass 491: Category 1 – Tasmanian graduate

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria.

  • You must have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania. The course is undertaken:
    • must be either a degree (a bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks).
    • must be full time and on-site in Tasmania
  • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
  • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment

Please refer to the Document Checklist tab for further information on providing evidence to support your application.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: No

Comments:
Open

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

Subclass 190: Category 2 – Working in Tasmania

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You must have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to your application for state nomination.
  • Your employment must be in an occupation listed on the TSOL
  • Your employer must be a well-established business that has been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months
  • There must be a genuine, ongoing need for your position within the business
  • Your employment needs to be in your nominated occupation
  • Your employment needs to be at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in two or more part-time jobs and you are able to provide evidence of your employment claims (see Document Checklist – Employment for more details).
  • You and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: Yes

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

Subclass 190: Category 3 – Overseas applicant (job offer)

To be considered for this category, you must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria.

  • You must have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in your nominated occupation.
  • You or any of your dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months.
  • You will need to be able to provide evidence of your employment claims (see Document Checklist for more details).
    • Your employer must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months. There needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
      • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
      • an ongoing need for your position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position.

Subclass 489: Category 3B – Overseas applicant (Job offer)

To be considered for this category, you must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria.

  • Have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in your nominated occupation
  • You or any of your dependents have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months
  • The employer offering you employment must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months
  • There needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
    • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
    • an ongoing need for your position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position.

Restrictions or Conditions May Apply to State/Territory Sponsorship – please check with relevant State/Territory for clarification.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: Yes

Comments:
Available

Fees:
$200.00

Website:

SA Visa 190

SA Visa 491

State Comments:

Candidates nominating for occupations that are designated ‘Regional Western Australia only’ in the General and Graduate stream must provide evidence of a job offer/contract of employment in a location defined by the Commonwealth as Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas (not Perth and Mandurah).

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for WA

  • Cities and major regional centres: 6000 to 6038, 6050 to 6083, 6090 to 6182, 6208 to 6211, 6214 and 6556 to 6558
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Western Australia not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above.

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