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    TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONER

      Alternative Titles:
        Chinese Medicine Practitioner
        Oriental Medicine Practitioner

      Treats imbalances of energy flows through the body by assessing the whole person and using techniques and methods such as acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, massage, diet, exercise and breathing therapy. Registration or licensing may be required.

      Skill Level: 1

      Specialisation:

        Chinese Herbalist
    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner is $ 0 per year.
    Average Age: Males: 0.0 Females: Persons:
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 2522 Complementary health therapists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]



    Australian visa options for Chinese Medicine Practitioner (Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner)

    Employer Sponsorship
    Permanent
    491 Visa
    Permanent
    482 TSS Visa
    Skilled Occupation
    ANZSCO Code
    Assessing Authority
    189 Visa
    190 Visa
    State
    Family
    186 Visa (DE)
    494 Visa
    All area
    Regional area
    Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
    252214
    Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia
    Visa processing times-months (75%)
    9
    -
    17
    Business Visas
    Assessment
    Visa processing times-months (90%)
    12
    -
    19

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    Sponsorship options for (A) (Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner)
    190 Visa Sponsorship
    491 Visa Sponsorship
    Northern Territory (NT) (Darwin) Government Visa Sponsorship
    NTNorthern Territory 190 Visa
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    NT Invitation results from July to September 2019
    NTNorthern Territory 491 Visa
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    NTFor applicants who are able to provide evidence of positive employment prospects NTFor applicants who are able to provide evidence of positive employment prospects
    NTFor Graduates in the NTNTFor Graduates in the NT
    NTFor applicants who have strong family connectionsNTFor applicants who have strong family connections
    NTFor applicants who meet the NT residency and work requirements (including 485, 417, 462 and 457 visas Holders)NTFor applicants who meet the NT residency and work requirements (including 485, 417, 462 and 457 visas Holders)
    Nomination by South Australia State Government (SA) (Adelaide)
    SASouth Australia 190 Visa
    List current as of 22/05/2020
    SASouth Australia 491 Visa
    List current as of 22/05/2020
    SAAvailable to South Australian international graduates, OR applicants have worked in a skilled occupation in South Australia, OR have ninety five points or higher (including state nomination points).
    • one year of skilled work experience in the past 3 years. See Work experience waiver
    • 45 years or less
    • Financial capacity
    • Proficient English (e.g. IELTS 7.0 in each band) (or Proficient Plus overall); Provisional 491 visa only - 190 nomination offered to applicants under specific circumstances only (see 3.5)
    • See Exemption considerations for International graduates of South Australia
    • Processing Times: 6 - 7 weeks
    SAAvailable to South Australian international graduates, OR applicants have worked in a skilled occupation in South Australia, OR have an immediate family member permanently residing in South Australia OR have ninety five points or higher (including state nomination points)
    • one year of skilled work experience in the past 3 years. See Work experience waiver
    • 45 years or less
    • Financial capacity
    • Proficient English (e.g. IELTS 7.0 in each band) (or Proficient Plus overall); Provisional 491 visa only - 190 nomination offered to applicants under specific circumstances only (see 3.5)
    • See Exemption considerations for International graduates of South Australia
    • Processing Times: 6 - 7 weeks
    Victoria State Nomination (VIC) (Melbourne)
    VICVictoria 190 Visa



    VIC Invitation results from July to September 2019
    VICVictoria 491 Visa

    • A current job offer within a regional area of Victoria; The employment offer must be in your nominated occupation and must be for full time work for a period of at least 12 months.
    • A Competent level of English (or equivalent); Exemptions: citizens of the USA, UK, Canada, Republic of Ireland or New Zealand.
    • meet the financial requirement.

    Postcodes: Cities and major regional centres (3211 to 3232, 3235, 3240, 3328, 3330 to 3333, 3340 and 3342); Regional centres and other regional areas(3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996); including Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Shepparton, Mildura and Warrnambool; Anywhere except the Melbourne metropolitan area

      Victoria's skilled visa nomination program is now temporarily Suspended for Subclass 190 & 491; Victoria will re-open the State Nomination Program in the new financial year (July 2020).
    VICVictoria Graduates 190 Visa

    For Graduates in Victoria:
    • Completed a PhD in Victoria within the past five years.
    • IELTS: Minimum 6.0 in each band
      Victoria's skilled visa nomination program is now temporarily Suspended for Subclass 190 & 491; Victoria will re-open the State Nomination Program in the new financial year (July 2020).
    VICVictoria Graduates 491 Visa

    For Graduates in Victoria:
    • Completed a PhD in Victoria within the past five years.
    • IELTS: Minimum 6.0 in each band
      Victoria's skilled visa nomination program is now temporarily Suspended for Subclass 190 & 491; Victoria will re-open the State Nomination Program in the new financial year (July 2020).
    Skilled Migration Western Australia State Nomination (WA) (Perth)
    WAWestern Australia 190 Visa

    WAWestern Australia 491 Visa

    WAWestern Australia Graduates 190 Visa

    WAWestern Australia Graduates 491 Visa

    New South Wales (NSW) (Sydney) State Visa Sponsorship
    NSWNew South Wales 190 Visa


    Invitation results between January to August 2019

    Invitation results from July to September 2019
    NSW Regional areas 491 Visa
    NSW Stream 1
    Available to applicants who are currently living in a designated regional area of NSW. There is no minimum time-frame for how long you have been residing in regional NSW, however you must be able to demonstrate your place of residence through evidence. Applications must be received by 5pm Friday, 26 June 2020.

    Applications for NSW nomination for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) are now closed for the 2019-20 financial year.
    NSW Stream 2







    Queensland (QLD) State Visa Sponsorship (Brisbane)
    QLDQueensland 190 Visa



    QLD Invitation results from July to September 2019
    QLDQueensland 491 Visa

    QLD QLD
    QLD For PhD Graduates in Queensland:
      The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.
    • Completed within the last two years
    • Have a positive decision on thesis
    • Sufficient funds
    • Sponsorship Fee: $ 200
    QLD For PhD Graduates in Queensland:
      The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.
    • Completed within the last two years
    • Have a positive decision on thesis
    • Sufficient funds
    • Sponsorship Fee: $ 200
    QLD QLDQueensland 491 Visa Small Business Owner Pathway

      The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.
    Applicants must be currently living and operating a small business in a QLD regional area and have a positive skills assessment in their nominated occupation. Applicants under this stream must have full-time work rights and not be currently studying.
      BSMQ criteria requires the applicant to:
    • has prior business experience or qualifications to successfully run the business (or has previously been involved in a family-run business)
    • has purchased an existing business in regional Queensland (Note: not available for start-ups or home based businesses)
    • paid a minimum of $100,000 for the business
    • has 100% ownership of the business
    • be trading in the business for 6 months prior to application
    • employs one (1) employee who is an Australian resident working a minimum of 20 hours per week
    Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (Canberra) Visa Sponsorship
    ACTCanberra 190 Visa

    Closed
    Canberra Matrix: Applicants should express an interest in applying for ACT 190 or 491 nomination by completing a score-based Canberra Matrix where they are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community.



    6 June 2020 CANBERRA MATRIX - INVITATION ROUND: 70 points matrix;
    Number of Invitations Issued: 81

    You can nominate any occupation on the ACT Occupation List, even if that occupation is closed. However, only open occupations will score points in the ‘Nominated Occupation’ category in the Canberra Matrix.

    Canberra residents

    You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 190 nomination:
    • You must be living and working in Canberra for the six months immediately before the date of Matrix submission. While the employment does not have to be permanent, it must be fulltime and continuous. You must be working a minimum 20 hours per week. Paid annual or personal leave meets the employment criteria. Any claim for unpaid leave (including maternity leave) must be evidenced by a valid medical certificate
    • You must meet one of the following three criterion:
      • Your nominated occupation is open on the ACT Occupation List at date of Matrix submission.
      • You are the primary holder of a subclass 457/482 visa sponsored by an ACT employer; The 457/482 visa must have a minimum 12 months validity at date of Matrix submission
      • You have at least five years continuous ACT residence immediately before the date of matrix submission (and continuing until date of invitation). You may be working in any occupation.
    • You may also work for more than one ACT employer or be self-employed on an ABN. If you are employed by a NSW employer, your employer must have an office / branch located within a 30 minute commute of Canberra (a serviced office or home office does not meet this criterion). You must demonstrate that your work activity is solely located in the ACT. Please note: internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for this criterion
    • If you are including a spouse / partner and/or children in your application, and they are in Australia, they must have lived in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.


    Applicants must demonstrate a ‘Proficient’ level of English as defined by Home Affairs (ie IELTS result with a minimum score of 7 (L, R, W, S) or or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 65 (L, R, W, S) or be eligible for ACT 190 Streamlined PhD nomination).



    Overseas applicants

    You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 190 nomination:
    • You must meet one of the following two criterion:
      • A minimum one year ACT employment contract in an open nominated occupation. The offer of employment must be with a medium to large enterprise (50 plus employees) located in the ACT; or a paid employment contract for an academic appointment (level B to E) at an ACT tertiary institution. Or
      • At least five years previous ACT residence within the last eight years.
    • You have a current English test result that meets the Home Affairs level of ‘proficient’ or ‘superior’ English (eg IELTS 7 in all bands).
    • You must be currently employed full time. Your skills and at least 12 months continuous experience (within the last three years) in the nominated occupation must be relevant to the ACT economy. Experience in heavy industry, manufacturing, production, mining, shipping, oil/gas, head office banking and railways for example, are not generally considered relevant industries given the structure of the ACT economy, which is primarily knowledge-based.
    • You and/or any dependents must not be the holder of a current Australian visa (or bridging visa), except an Australian visitor visa.
    • You must be overseas at date of Matrix submission. If you are ranked and invited to apply for ACT nomination, you must be overseas at date of invitation for ACT nomination. If you hold or have held an Australian visa, you must attach a copy of your ‘International Movement Record’ from Home Affairs.
    • Please note: You are not eligible for ACT 190 nomination if you, your spouse/partner or children are living or have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months at date of matrix submission.


    • Service fee: A$300 (if you are invited to apply)


    ACTCanberra 491 Visa

    Closed
    Canberra Matrix: Applicants should express an interest in applying for ACT 190 or 491 nomination by completing a score-based Canberra Matrix where they are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community.



    14 April 2020 CANBERRA MATRIX - INVITATION ROUND: 65 points matrix (Submitted on or before 9 March 2020)
    Number of Invitations Issued: 78

    - 6 June 2020 CANBERRA MATRIX - INVITATION ROUND: No invitations were issued as there are sufficient 491 applications in the queue to meet the 2019/20 annual allocation of 491 nomination places.

    You can nominate any occupation on the ACT Occupation List, even if that occupation is closed. However, only open occupations will score points in the ‘Nominated Occupation’ category in the Canberra Matrix.

    Canberra residents

    You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 491 nomination:
    • You must be living and working in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission. While the employment does not have to be fulltime or permanent, it must be continuous. You must be working a minimum 20 hours per week. Paid annual or personal leave meets the employment criteria. Any claim for unpaid leave (including maternity leave) must be evidenced by a valid medical certificate; Your taxable income must not be less than the relevant award or market salary rate.
    • You may also work for more than one ACT employer or be self-employed on an ABN. If you are employed by a NSW employer in the ‘ACT Region’, you must demonstrate that your work activity is located in the ACT. Please note: internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for this criterion; If you are self-employed on an ABN, you must have at least 12 months ACT business activity at date of Matrix submission. Your taxable income must be at least $500 pw for each week of the employment period claimed.
    • If you are including a spouse / partner and/or children in your application, and they are in Australia, they must have lived in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.


    Applicants must demonstrate a ‘Proficient’ level of English as defined by Home Affairs (ie IELTS result with a minimum score of 7 (L, R, W, S) or or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 65 (L, R, W, S) or be eligible for ACT 190 Streamlined PhD nomination).



    Overseas applicants

    You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 491 nomination:
    • Your skills and at least 12 months continuous experience (within the last three years) in the nominated occupation must be relevant to the ACT economy.
    • You and/or any dependents must not be the holder of a current Australian visa (or bridging visa), except an Australian visitor visa.
    • You are not eligible for ACT 190 nomination if you, your spouse/partner or children are living or have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months at date of matrix submission.
    • You have a current English test result that meets the Home Affairs level of ‘proficient’ or ‘superior’ English (eg IELTS 7 in all bands).


    • Service fee: A$300 (if you are invited to apply)


    ACTACT Streamlined PhD nomination 190 Visa

    Canberra residents- You are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you have:
    • Lived in Canberra for at least 12 months at time of invitation.
    • Completed a PhD at an ACT university.
    Interstate resident- If you are living in another state or territory, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

    Overseas applicant- If you are living overseas, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.
    ACTACT Streamlined PhD nomination 491 Visa

    Canberra residents- You are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you have:
    • Lived in Canberra for at least 12 months at time of invitation.
    • Completed a PhD at an ACT university.
    Interstate resident- If you are living in another state or territory, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

    Overseas applicant- If you are living overseas, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.
    Tasmanian (TAS) (Hobart) Government Visa Sponsorship
    TASTasmania 190 Visa

    Nomination Criteria:
    • Available to Tasmanian international graduates who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution prior to 31 July 2017, have been living in the state for at least 12 months and have studied for a minimum of one academic year (40 weeks) in Tasmania; The course undertaken must be full time and be either 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);

      Applicants who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution after 31 July 2017 must meet the Australian study requirement through study in Tasmania. So they must complete a two year study in Tasmania and have lived in the state during the period of study. The applicant and their dependants must be in Tasmania at time of application.
    and

    sufficient funds.

    Processing Time: 4-6 weeks

    Sponsorship Fee: $220

    TAS Invitation results from July to September 2019
    TASTasmania 491 Visa

    Nomination Criteria:
    • Available to Tasmanian international graduates who have been living in the state for at least 12 months and have studied for a minimum of one academic year (40 weeks) in Tasmania; The course undertaken must be full time and be either 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);
      or
    • have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to the application in any fields (for a minimum of 35 hours per week); You and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania; Your employer must have a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months. If your employment is for a position at ANZSCO skill level 4 or 5, your employer must also provide evidence that no local person was able to fill the position;

      There are areas of non-skill shortage in Tasmania that are not supported for visa state nomination under the ‘Working in Tasmania’ category. This includes employment relating to:
      • supermarkets
      • service stations
      • limited service restaurants** (cooks, chefs and café / restaurant managers)
      • massage clinics
      • taxi/uber driving

      or
    • For Overseas Applicants:
      • have formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania and in-line with applicant's skills assessment; The applicant and his/her dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months. A genuine need for the nominated position must be met.
      or
    • have an immediate family member (parent, child, sibling, aunt, uncle, or grandparent) permanently residing in Tasmania for a minimum of 12 months; Relationships by marriage, such as sister or brother in law, are not acceptable for this category.
      or
    • Available to small business owners who have established and operated a business (solely owned) in Tasmania for at least 6 months.

      The applicant must demonstrate that the business is highly likely able to give you a personal income that would meet the minimum taxable income requirement set by Home Affairs for the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa. Currently, that is AU$53,900 per year for at least 3 years in the next 5 years.(Not available for offshore applicants); Franchise and share-owned businesses are not acceptable under this category. Service stations, massage clinics and taxi/uber related businesses are not supported under this category.
    and

    sufficient funds.

    Processing Time: 4-6 weeks

    Sponsorship Fee: $220

    Eligible Postcodes: Entire territory (including Hobart, Launceston, Devonpor, Burnie, Kingston, Ulverstone, Wynyard, George Town and Sorell)

    Source: DHA, migration.tas.gov.au, business.nsw.gov.au, migration.qld.gov.au, migration.sa.gov.au, australiasnorthernterritory.com.au, liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au, migration.wa.gov.au,

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner job description, duties and education requirements

    UNIT GROUP 2522 COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH THERAPISTS

      COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH THERAPISTS treat patients with physical, mental, spiritual and emotional needs by considering the whole person rather than focusing on specific symptoms and by using various therapies, techniques and practices.


      Indicative Skill Level:

      In Australia and New Zealand:

        Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

      Registration or licensing may be required.


      Tasks Include:

      • assessing patients to determine the nature of the disorder, illness, problem or need by questioning, examining and observing
      • developing and implementing treatment plans using applications such as acupuncture, homoeopathic and herbal medicine, and dance, drama, hypnotic and music therapies
      • evaluating and documenting patients' progress through treatment plans
      • providing dietary and lifestyle advice and guidelines
      • prescribing natural medicines, such as herbal, mineral and animal extracts, to stimulate the body's capacity for self-healing

      Occupations:

      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP

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