The most popular skilled occupations of Australia has been reached to their ceiling limit which means no further applications in these occupations will be accepted. These skilled occupations are Engineering, Accounts, finance, occupations in IT, etc.
Most of the occupations in the mentioned categories have reached to their ceiling limit and Australian government has closed receiving applications until July 1, 2017. The skilled workers should ready their file when the quota opens again in July.
The government of Australia every year releases the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) which contains the high demanded skilled occupations for overseas skilled workers who are looking for a job in Australia.
The DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) doesn’t accept the skilled visa applications for a particular occupation, once its Occupation Ceiling Limit is reached.