The engineering sector covers a range of specific industries from manufacturing to mining, construction to consultancies.
According to 2006 Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census data, there were approximately 115, 000 engineering professionals in Australia, with approximately 29,000 engineering professionals located in Victoria1.
See the Visa Nomination Occupation Lists for Victoria for eligible occupations, including requirements for specific occupations.
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Professional bodies and industry associations are a good source of information about the Engineering industry in Victoria.
The following professional bodies represent various sectors within the industry:
1 2006 Census of Population and Housing – Cat. No. 2068.0 2006 Census Tables – Occupations (UNIT GROUPS) by Sex.