INFORMATION FOR MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL – SUBCLASSES 189 & 190 

A significant portion of the occupations in demand in WA, that the WA Government will sponsor, are medical professions. 

 If you are qualified and/or currently employed in an occupation listed below, you are likely to have excellent permanent residence prospects in Western Australia. Both visa classes 189 & 190 are highly desirable for migrants who are medically skilled and are typically processed very quickly by the Department of Immigration. 

Subclass 190 – Basic Requirements

LIST OF MEDICAL OCCUPATIONS THAT ARE IN HIGH DEMAND 

Medical laboratory scientist 
Medical radiation therapist 
Sonographer 
Orthotist or prosthetist 
Osteopath 
Dental specialist 
Dentist 
Occupational therapist 
Physiotherapist 
Speech pathologist 
General medical practitioner 
Resident medical officer 
Anaesthetist 
Specialist physician (general medicine) 
Cardiologist 
Clinical haematologist 
Medical oncologist 
Endocrinologist 
Gastroenterologist 
Intensive care specialist 
Neurologist 
Paediatrician 
Rheumatologist 
Thoracic medicine specialist 

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Specialist physicians not elsewhere classified 
Psychiatrist 
Surgeon (general) 
Cardiothoracic surgeon 
Neurosurgeon 
Orthopaedic surgeon 
Paediatric surgeon 
Plastic and reconstructive surgeon 
Urologist 
Vascular surgeon 
Dermatologist 
Emergency medicine specialist 
Obstetrician and gynaecologist 
Ophthalmologist 
Pathologist 
Diagnostic and interventional radiologist 
Medical practitioners not elsewhere classified 
Midwife   
Nurse educator 
Nurse manager 
Nurse practitioner 
Registered nurse (aged care)  
Registered nurse (child and family health)  
Registered nurse (community health)  
Registered nurse (critical care and emergency)  
Registered nurse (development disability) 
Registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)  
Registered nurse (medical practice)  
Registered nurse (mental health)  
Registered nurse (perioperative)  
Registered nurse (surgical)  
Registered nurse not elsewhere classified 

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