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If your occupation is on the below list of Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) you have the pathway to the TSS visa to permanent residency option. This list is applicable from 11 of March 2019.

If you are not on the below list you may be on the Short Term List for TSS Visa.

2 added to MLTSSL

telecommunications network planner313213
pressure welder322312

6 moved from STSOL to MLTSSL

arts administrator or manager139911
dancer or choreographer211112
music director211212
artistic director212111
tennis coach452316
footballer (caveat applies)452411

16 moved from STSOL to ROL

aquaculture farmer121111
cotton grower121211
fruit or nut grower121213
grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)121214
mixed crop farmer121216
sugar cane grower121217
crop farmers (nec)121299
beef cattle farmer121312
dairy cattle farmer121313
mixed livestock farmer121317
pig farmer121318
sheep farmer121322
livestock farmers (nec)121399
mixed crop and livestock farmer121411

5 removed from STSOL

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)211499
textile, clothing and footwear mechanic323215
watch and clock maker and repairer323316
chemical plant operator399211
library technician399312

Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List for TSS visa

  ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3 
   OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see 
    codesection 8) 
  1chief executive or managing director1111115 
  2corporate general manager1112115 
  3construction project manager133111  
  4engineering manager133211  
  5child care centre manager134111  
  6nursing clinical director134212  
  7primary health organisation manager134213  
  8welfare centre manager134214  
  9faculty head134411  
  10chief information officer135111  
    Specification of occupations for Subclass 482 visaPart 2
     Section 6
  Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List   
  ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3  
   OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see
    codesection 8)  
 11environmental manager139912   
 12musician (instrumental)211213   
 13accountant (general)2211116, 19, 21  
 14management accountant2211126, 19, 21  
 15taxation accountant2211136, 19, 21  
 16external auditor221213   
 17internal auditor221214   
 21land economist224511   
 23management consultant22471119, 21, 23  
 25landscape architect232112   
 28other spatial scientist232214   
 29chemical engineer233111   
 30materials engineer233112   
 31civil engineer233211   
 32geotechnical engineer233212   
 33quantity surveyor233213   
 34structural engineer233214   
 35transport engineer233215   
 36electrical engineer233311   
 37electronics engineer233411   
 38industrial engineer233511   
 39mechanical engineer233512   
 40production or plant engineer233513   
41mining engineer (excluding233611   
 42petroleum engineer233612   
 43aeronautical engineer233911   
 44agricultural engineer233912   
 45biomedical engineer233913   
 46engineering technologist233914   
47environmental engineer233915   
   Migration (IMMI 18/048: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 482 Visa)11 

Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List

 ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
  OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see
   codesection 8)
 48naval architect233916 
 49engineering professionals (nec)233999 
 50agricultural consultant234111 
 51agricultural scientist234112 
 54food technologist234212 
 55environmental consultant234312 
 56environmental research scientist234313 
 57environmental scientists (nec)234399 
 60life scientist (general)234511 
 64marine biologist234516 
 67life scientists (nec)234599 
 68medical laboratory scientist234611 
 74natural and physical science234999 
  professionals (nec)  
 75early childhood (pre-primary school)241111 
 76secondary school teacher241411 
 77special needs teacher241511 
 78teacher of the hearing impaired241512 
 79teacher of the sight impaired241513 
 80special education teachers (nec)241599 
 81university lecturer242111 
 82medical diagnostic radiographer251211 
 83medical radiation therapist251212 
    Specification of occupations for Subclass 482 visaPart 2
     Section 6
  Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List   
  ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3  
   OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see
    codesection 8)  
 84nuclear medicine technologist251213   
 87orthotist or prosthetist251912   
 90occupational therapist252411   
 94speech pathologist252712   
 95general practitioner253111   
96specialist physician (general253311   
 98clinical haematologist253313   
 99medical oncologist253314   
 102intensive care specialist253317   
 105renal medicine specialist253322   
 107thoracic medicine specialist253324   
 108specialist physicians (nec)253399   
 110surgeon (general)253511   
 111cardiothoracic surgeon253512   
 113orthopaedic surgeon253514   
 115paediatric surgeon253516   
 116plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517   
 118vascular surgeon253521   
120emergency medicine specialist253912   
   Migration (IMMI 18/048: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 482 Visa)13 

Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List

 ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
  OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see
   codesection 8)
 121obstetrician and gynaecologist253913 
 124diagnostic and interventional253917 
 125radiation oncologist253918 
 126medical practitioners (nec)253999 
 128nurse practitioner254411 
 129registered nurse (aged care)254412 
 130registered nurse (child and family254413 
 131registered nurse (community health)254414 
 132registered nurse (critical care and254415 
 133registered nurse (developmental254416 
 134registered nurse (disability and254417 
 135registered nurse (medical)254418 
 136registered nurse (medical practice)254421 
 137registered nurse (mental health)254422 
 138registered nurse (perioperative)254423 
 139registered nurse (surgical)254424 
 140registered nurse (paediatrics)254425 
 141registered nurses (nec)254499 
 142ICT business analyst261111 
 143systems analyst261112 
 144multimedia specialist261211 
 145analyst programmer261311 
 146developer programmer261312 
 147software engineer261313 
 148software and applications261399 
  programmers (nec)  
 149ICT security specialist262112 
 150computer network and systems263111 
 151telecommunications engineer263311 
 152telecommunications network engineer263312 
   Specification of occupations for Subclass 482 visaPart 2
     Section 6
  Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List    
  ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3  
   OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see
    codesection 8)  
 155clinical psychologist272311   
 156educational psychologist272312   
 157organisational psychologist272313   
 158psychologists (nec)272399   
 159social worker272511   
 160civil engineering draftsperson312211   
 161civil engineering technician312212   
 162electrical engineering draftsperson312311   
 163electrical engineering technician312312   
 164radio communications technician313211   
 165telecommunications field engineer313212   
166telecommunications technical officer313214   
   or technologist    
 167automotive electrician321111   
 168motor mechanic (general)321211   
 169diesel motor mechanic321212   
 170motorcycle mechanic321213   
 171small engine mechanic321214   
 172sheetmetal trades worker322211   
 173metal fabricator322311   
 174welder (first class)322313   
 175fitter (general)323211   
 176fitter and turner323212   
 178metal machinist (first class)323214   
 183carpenter and joiner331211   
 186painting trades worker332211   
 188fibrous plasterer333211   
189solid plasterer333212   
   Migration (IMMI 18/048: Specification of Occupations—Subclass 482 Visa)15 

Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List

 ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
  OccupationANZSCOInapplicability conditions (see
   codesection 8)
 190wall and floor tiler333411 
 191plumber (general)334111 
 192airconditioning and mechanical334112 
  services plumber  
 195roof plumber334115 
 196electrician (general)341111 
 197electrician (special class)341112 
 198lift mechanic341113 
 199airconditioning and refrigeration342111 
 200technical cable jointer342212 
 201electronic equipment trades worker342313 
 202electronic instrument trades worker342314 
 203electronic instrument trades worker342315 
  (special class)  
 204chef3513117, 8
 205horse trainer361112 
 207boat builder and repairer399111