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Embracing Opportunity: Northern Territory's Call to Skilled Workers

Embracing Opportunity: Northern Territory’s Call to Skilled Workers

The Northern Territory (NT) of Australia is a vibrant and dynamic region known for its stunning natural landscapes, rich Indigenous culture, and a strong sense of community. From the iconic Uluru to the bustling streets of Darwin, the NT offers a unique blend of outback adventure and urban living.

It’s a place where the great outdoors meets innovative industries, making it an attractive destination for those seeking a change of pace and a connection to the vast, unspoiled beauty of Australia. For overseas migrants, the NT promises not only employment opportunities but also a high quality of life, with access to excellent healthcare, education, and recreational activities.

Overview of DAMA and Its Connection to Visa Programs

The Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) is a tailored agreement that allows the Northern Territory to respond to its specific workforce needs by facilitating the recruitment of overseas workers.

The DAMA II expansion is a testament to the territory’s commitment to attracting skilled talent in critical sectors. This program is intricately linked to the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482) and other sponsored visa pathways, offering a streamlined process for employers to sponsor qualified overseas workers.

Through DAMA, businesses in the NT can nominate workers for occupations that may not be available under standard visa programs, providing flexibility and support to both employers and employees.

Spotlight on the New DAMA Occupations in the NT

The recent expansion of DAMA II has added 11 occupations to the list, reflecting the territory’s evolving economic and industrial landscape. These include:

  • Construction Project Manager (ANZSCO Code: 233111): Essential for overseeing building projects, ensuring timely and budget-compliant completion.
  • Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, and Industrial Engineers (ANZSCO Codes: 233211, 233311, 233411, 233511, 233611): Critical for the development and maintenance of infrastructure, machinery, energy systems, and production processes.
  • Software and Applications Programmer (ANZSCO Code: 261311) and Web Developer (ANZSCO Code: 261312): Key players in the digital economy, driving innovation and technology solutions.
  • Registered Nurse (ANZSCO Code: 251111), Midwife (ANZSCO Code: 251411), and Social Worker (ANZSCO Code: 272311): Vital to the healthcare and social services sectors, ensuring the wellbeing of the NT’s diverse communities.

These roles not only highlight the territory’s demand for technical and professional expertise but also underscore a commitment to building a robust and resilient economy.

A Bright Future Awaits

The Northern Territory’s expansion of the DAMA II program opens new horizons for skilled workers from around the globe. By welcoming talent in a variety of fields, the NT is poised for growth and innovation, offering a promising future for migrants and the community alike. This initiative not only addresses immediate labor market needs but also contributes to the territory’s long-term development and prosperity.

Are you on the updated DAMA list

We invite comments and thoughts, especially from those who now find themselves eligible for migration under the updated DAMA list.

Your insights and experiences can shed light on the opportunities and challenges of starting anew in the Northern Territory. Whether you’re contemplating a move or have already embarked on this journey, your stories are a valuable part of the conversation.

Together, let’s explore the potential that the NT has to offer and how we can contribute to its vibrant future.

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    • I’m a registered cardiothoracic nurse with over 10 years experience in cardiac ICU. I require a visa sponsorship.

  • Hello
    My name is Boadi Sasu,I am a Truck Driver in Ghana looking for Truck Driving opportunities in any region in Australia.
    I hold a Ghanaian Driver’s License
    I require a visa sponsorship
    Thank You

    • Hello and thank you for taking the time to comment

      For driver jobs, especially, it’s important to note that your experience aligns well with the opportunities available in Australia. You’ll need to find an employer willing to sponsor you for this visa. I recommend visiting our guide titled “Truck Driver Jobs in Australia: Your Ultimate Guide to Living and Working Down Under”. This guide is specifically designed for individuals like you and will provide detailed information on how to find sponsored driver positions, understand Australian driving regulations, and what steps to take next. You can access the guide at 482jobs.com/sponsored-truck-driver-jobs-in-australia/.

      Additionally, for a broader search, our homepage at 482jobs.com allows you to search for 482 Visa-related job listings and set up job alerts for relevant positions. Remember, securing a job with an employer willing to sponsor your visa is a crucial step in the application process for the 482 Visa.

      Best of luck with your job search, and I hope you find the perfect driving position in Australia!

  • I need a company visa sponsorship and air ticket travailing for being qualified on high voltage and experienced and and extended experience on auto electric for heavy equipment for underground mining.

  • I have 9 years experience in field of Heavy equipment repair technician,and am specialized in rockdrills (drifters) overhaul and maintenance.thank u

  • I am an Engineer in Forest and Nature Conservation (Carbon Sequestration, Erosion Control, and Climate Resilience actions).

  • I am a multi skilled worker with strong background of Rigging/Steel Erectors and highly skilled carpenter.I have 15 years of experience in mechanical construction works.What i have and believe i can contribute beyond the breadth of my current responsibility.

  • I’m a registered cardiothoracic nurse with over 10 years experience in cardiac ICU. I require a visa sponsorship.

  • I have 6+ years experience of general construction work/labor. In addition i have finnish degree from construction landshaper and just studied 6 months on an ”apartment renovation”-course.

  • I’m a midwife from Ghana and I have worked for four years. I’m now in Finland with my husband. I need visa sponsorship to practice in any part of Australia. Again if not midwifery job,any care work is appreciated.

  • I am a civil engineering graduate i can read blueprint and related in civil works infrastructures.I have experience work abroad before in South Korea and Japan as an OFW Overseas Filipino Workers.l am also a welder NC 2 TESDA Certificate SMAW.I can drive with valid driver license for 10 years validity here in the Phillipines.And a valud passport with also 10 years validity.Ireally appreciate this information from you,and so much interested.

  • Dear sir/ madam
    This is Hossein Lotfi. I am searching for a sponsorship visa. I have an Australian Assessment for a cabinet maker and have nearly 15 years of experience, have an English certificate PTE 54. Your company can help me to find a job?

  • Hi,
    I am currently looking for a sponsored visa to emigrate to Australia. I am a Health and Social care professional in the UK.
    I am happy to provide any supporting evidence and would be available with immediate affect.
    Any support would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you, Gillian.

  • Hello Team.my names are Humphrey chungu from zambia,im an operator for Rigid Dump trucks,articulated dump.trucks,driver for truck and bus,looking for opportunities in Australia.
    With regards thank you.

    • Hello and thank you for taking the time to comment

      For driver jobs, especially, it’s important to note that your experience aligns well with the opportunities available in Australia. You’ll need to find an employer willing to sponsor you for this visa. I recommend visiting our guide titled “Truck Driver Jobs in Australia: Your Ultimate Guide to Living and Working Down Under”. This guide is specifically designed for individuals like you and will provide detailed information on how to find sponsored driver positions, understand Australian driving regulations, and what steps to take next. You can access the guide at 482jobs.com/sponsored-truck-driver-jobs-in-australia/.

      Additionally, for a broader search, our homepage at 482jobs.com allows you to search for 482 Visa-related job listings and set up job alerts for relevant positions. Remember, securing a job with an employer willing to sponsor your visa is a crucial step in the application process for the 482 Visa.

      Best of luck with your job search, and I hope you find the perfect driving position in Australia!

  • Hi my name is Sohail Ashraf and I am from Pakistan I have a 10 year experience forklift operator I want the sponsor visa I have a forklift operator lessons I tried to search the job in Australia

  • Good morning in anne from Philippines but currently working in Qatar as caregiver with 10 years working experience.. I’m looking for a job I’m willing sent to you my cv to have a review just let know..
    Thank you so much …
    Godbless us…

  • Good day my name is Mzuvukile Lugalo I am a qualified Earthmoving Equipment mechanic with more than 10yrs experience on mining open pits. I am based in South Africa haven’t been outside our boarders I’m currently seeking for that opportunity.

  • My name is festus James I’m living in Nigeria I’m interested to relocate to Australia to work and live as heavy duty truck mechanic if a foreigner allowed to live and work i will be so glad thankyou

  • Hello Sir/Madam,

    Greetings. I am Prashant S Shivashimpi, currently working as a Cloud Engineer in Malaysia. I am looking for a relevant openings matching my profile in Australia with Visa Sponsorship.

    I have over 18 years of experience in analysis, design, testing and implementation of large scale solutions in the Insurance and Telecommunications domain. Excellent communication and proven leadership skills combined with the ability to work productively within multidisciplinary teams. Have excellent exposure to entire Admin profile on Atlassian tools suite as a Principle Engineer with AWS Cloud in the current role. Worked on Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Quality Management System (QMS) processes and project life cycle.

    Please let me know about companies providing Visa sponsorship for my profile. Many thanks for your time and consideration.

  • Good day
    I am n South Africa I have 15 years in Travel and Tourism Industry. I am in a process of immigrating to Australia. My next step is to write an English test.
    Kindly assist me with a job opportunity in the industry with Sponsored Visa. I would love to volunteer also while waiting for the job. I wish to share my experience and knowledge I have with your company/ organisation.

  • Professional Welder Quality-focused Welder with 5+ years of extensive experience in
    layout,fabrication,installation, and repair of Vessel and Yatch industrial and commercial equipment.Strongly commended for exceptional abilityto complete welding projects using MMA MIG MAG Aluminium stainless steel and black steel process with efficiency and up to high- quality standards.

    • Structural Welder Fabrication and Boilermakers Welder with 15+ years experience.. Experience Welding Processes: GMAW
      GTAW/SMAW/FCAW and SAW.

  • My name is Hamza Belhaj from Algeria. I work as a distributor and driver. Recovery agent in a company that distributes pharmaceutical and parapharmaceutical items. I am looking for a job as a truck driver. I have a driving license category B and category C. I am married with two children. I have more than 8 years of driving experience. I can drive trucks with payloads of up to 10 tons, 15 tons, and 20 tons. I have experience in other positions such as a warehouse security guard and a truck driver for transporting goods and goods. I also worked in construction shops and also worked as a wall painter. I have more than 10 years of experience. I also worked as a worker supervisor and I am ready to work in any field. I only hope you accept my request to work with you, which is a great honor for me. I would love to work with you and just ask for your help. Thank you very much

    • Hello and thank you for taking the time to comment

      For driver jobs, especially, it’s important to note that your experience aligns well with the opportunities available in Australia. You’ll need to find an employer willing to sponsor you for this visa. I recommend visiting our guide titled “Truck Driver Jobs in Australia: Your Ultimate Guide to Living and Working Down Under”. This guide is specifically designed for individuals like you and will provide detailed information on how to find sponsored driver positions, understand Australian driving regulations, and what steps to take next. You can access the guide at 482jobs.com/sponsored-truck-driver-jobs-in-australia/.

      Additionally, for a broader search, our homepage at 482jobs.com allows you to search for 482 Visa-related job listings and set up job alerts for relevant positions. Remember, securing a job with an employer willing to sponsor your visa is a crucial step in the application process for the 482 Visa.

      Best of luck with your job search, and I hope you find the perfect driving position in Australia!

  • My Name is Murugaselvan from India. I have been working as a supply chain manager in the passenger car production company since 2003. I did Master of Business Administration in operation and Bachelor of Industrial Engineering.
    I have completed my Engineers Australia Skill Assessment (ANZSCO Code : 233511) and completed English Test.
    Over all I have 50points. I am looking for a sponsorship job. Could you Please help me for getting it.
    thanks

  • Greetings of the Day!!

    My Name is Gagan Baghel. I worked with Anantara Eastern Mangroves
    Hotel Abu Dhabi as a Chef de partie and holding the experience of 6
    years.
    I’m looking for a new opportunity as a chef de partie and ready to
    relocate.
    I would request you to kindly have a look at my resumé and
    consider my profile for the upcoming Chef de partie.
    I have certificate IV in kitchen management from William hospitality School.
    I am doing a skill assessment as well pending the skill assessment interview. i am looking for a sponsorship job as a chef.

    Please feel free to get in touch with me.

    Warm Regards,
    Gagan Baghel

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