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

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.

Other Learning Centres

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Beside the major institutions in Canberra there are dozens of government, private and community based organisations offer opportunities for learning in the ACT and in the surrounding region. A range of adult and community education services are available. Regardless of your area of interest you are sure to find something that suits you.

What if you can't make it to Canberra to study? Distance education could be the perfect solution for you.

Distance education programs allow you to obtain a qualification from a local institution while remaining in your home country, or to combine study at home with study in Canberra. Most of the institutions in Canberra offer options for distance education across a number of academic disciplines.