The ACT is defined as regional for skilled migration purpose from 16 November 2019. While potential applicants can complete the Home Affairs Skillselect EOI from this date, the 491 Canberra Matrix can only be submitted from 1 January 2020.
The 2019 eligibility criteria will apply to all 190 Matrix submitted on or before 31 December 2019.
The 2020 eligibility criteria will apply to all 190 Matrix submitted on or after 1 January 2020.
The eligibility criteria for 190/491 nomination in 2020 will be published on or before 28 November 2019.
Employing workers from overseas can give your business a real advantage, by introducing new ideas and technologies and meeting skill shortage requirements. In the ACT, you can recruit overseas skilled workers by:
HIRING SKILLED WORKERS WITH WORK RIGHTS.
Employers can hire skilled workers from overseas who already have a valid visa to work in Australia. It is easy to check whether the overseas worker has work rights online at Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO).
EMPLOYER NOMINATION VISA
The Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme allows ACT employer to nominate an overseas skilled worker live and work in Australia permanently.
This visa lets holders of the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188), who were nominated by the ACT government, ...
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