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.


John Curtin Medical Research Centre at the ANU

With access to the highest-ranking education and cultural facilities in Australia and some of the greatest thought-leaders in the world, Canberra has become the destination of choice for students wanting a first-class education.

It’s also a fantastic place to live and explore. Our city is young and vibrant. Our people are friendly and welcoming. And our educational institutions have fostered the careers of Nobel Prize laureates and amazing discoveries and inventions including Wi-Fi, solar hot water and gene shears.

It’s no surprise then, that a qualification from Canberra is highly sought after by Australian and international employers.