ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants 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

This action does not affect ACT PhD alumni living overseas. You are still able to apply for steamlined nomination 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

On 19/04/2017, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection removed 216 occupations from the eligible list of occupations; and replaced the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) with the Combined Occupation List. A new 'ACT Occupation List', based on the Combined Occupation List, will be announced in July.


Canberra bushland

Australia has a spectacular collection of nature’s finest work. 

From pristine beaches, ancient rainforests, rugged mountain ranges, tropical islands, wetlands and desert plains, our beautiful natural resources provide an endless range of recreational activities from swimming to skiing. They also support a unique array of flora and fauna and more than 77 million hectares of land and 65 million hectares of marine areas are protected, including 17 World Heritage-listed sites.

Our commitment to protecting and conserving our environment and its rich and unique biodiversity ensures that we can continue to enjoy our natural assets for generations to come.