Details are from the extensive research on Skill Shortages conducted nationwide in 2016-17 by the Australian Department of Education. This post reveals partial figures for the State of TAS.

State-wide shortage:
– Sheetmetal Trades Worker
– Panelbeater
– Vehicle Painter
– Bricklayer
– Painting Trades Worker
– Cabinetmaker
– Audiologist
– Locksmith
– Stonemason
– Solid Plasterer
– Tilers (Roof, Wall, Floor)
– Baker
– Hairdresser

Shortage in regional areas:
– Sonographer
– Physiotherapist
– Butchers and Smallgoods Makers
– Radiocommunication Technician

Recruitment difficulty:
– Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
– Plumbers
– Agricultural Consultant/Scientists
– Veterinarian
– Web Developer
– Analyst and Developer Programmers
– ICT Security Specialist

Further information and a comprehensive full listing should be viewed in the context of the more detailed analysis available at: National Skills Shortages 2016-17


Annie Cerone