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 migrationservices@act.gov.au for advice on how to lodge the online application. 

ACT Occupation List will be updated in July 2017

As of 19/04/2017 the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) (which informed the ACT Occupation List) has been replaced by the Short term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). There has been a removal of 200 occupations from the CSOL in creating the STSOL. A new ACT Occupation list based on the STSOL will be announced in July.

Events

Woman dancing at the National Folk Festival

Canberra is constantly entertaining with an action-packed, year-round program of major events. From international blockbuster exhibitions, world-class sporting events, a myriad of festivals and enticing gourmet food and wine experiences, you could attend an event every day of the week.

Whether you’re a lover of food, light shows, flower displays or even hotted-up cars, Canberra’s event calendar offers something for everyone.

Take a look at what’s happening now.

CBR Festivals and Events

ACT Government events

Visit Canberra - Events

Visit Canberra - Entertainment and nightlife

Out in Canberra

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