Your guide to migrating to Queensland: engineering registration


It is a requirement of the Professional Engineers Act (QLD) that professional engineering services in Queensland or for Queensland are carried out by a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) or alternatively by a person who carries out the services under the direct supervision of a RPEQ who is ultimately responsible. BSMQ requires offshore applicants … Continued

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Important information for Queensland skilled and business visa holders

Important information for Queensland skilled and business visa holders


Congratulations on being nominated by Queensland. As a Queensland state nominated visa holder, you must advise BSMQ by email ( of your residential address and contact details once you are living in permanent accommodation and must continue to notify BSMQ of subsequent changes to your residential address and contact details during the period of your visa. If you … Continued

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BSMQ has temporary updates to Skills Occupations list

BSMQ update to QSOL: temporary removal of some occupations


Please note that due to high numbers of EOIs, BSMQ will not be accepting any further EOIs from 22 August 2017 for the below occupations until further notice: 221111 Accountant (general) 261311 Analyst Programmer 263111 Computer Network & Systems Engineer 262111 Database Administrator 261312 Developer Programmer 261111 ICT Business Analyst 313112 ICT Customer Support Officer … Continued

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QSOL - Engineering

BSMQ update to QSOL: Engineering Technologist


Engineering Technologist (233914) was taken off our Queensland Skilled Occupations Lists (QSOL) on 11 July 2017 – please note we will not be accepting any new EOIs under this occupation from the 12 July 2017 at this stage. We have received a very large number of EOIs for this occupation. We are currently not issuing … Continued

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QSOL updates

BSMQ re-opens skilled visa nomination


BSMQ is pleased to announce our skilled visa nomination program for visa subclasses 190 and 489 is now open. Our new Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists (QSOL) is also now available on our website here. In order to be considered, you must submit a new Expression of Interest (EOI). Please make sure you read the information about … Continued

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