ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants until July 2017

Effective 14 September 2016, if you are living overseas you cannot apply for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa until July 2017. 

Canberra residents

This action does not affect Canberra based applicants. You are still able to apply for ACT nomination if you meet the nomination criteria.

Streamlined PhD nominations

The ACT will accept applications for streamlined nomination from ACT PhD alumni living overseas.  If you meet the nomination criteria, email for advice on how to lodge the online application. 

ACT Occupation List will be updated in July 2017

The demand for ACT occupations will be reassessed in July 2017. The updated ACT Occupation List will be published when the ACT Migration Program reopens to overseas applicants in July 2017, 

Study in Australia

John Curtin Medical Research Centre at the ANU

Australia is a global education leader with some of the world’s best facilities and educators, providing local and international students with a range of quality study options.

It’s also a fantastic place to live and explore. Our people are friendly. Crime and political unrest are comparatively low compared to almost anywhere else in the world. And our educational institutions have fostered the careers of Nobel Prize laureates and amazing discoveries and inventions including penicillin, IVF, ultrasound and Wi-Fi.

It’s no surprise then, that Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world, despite having a population of just 23 million.

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