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.

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When you make the move to a new city or new country it's common to focus on getting a job, finding somewhere to live and getting the kids into school.

What about the fun stuff? Here's where you can learn about the activities and events to fill your weekends in Canberra!

If you're the sporting type you can participate at all levels, or relax while the professionals do their thing.

Arts and culture are covered. Canberra has many of the nations key cultural institutions and galleries all within easy reach from whereever you choose to live.

Food and wine lovers are spoilt in Canberra with a diverse range of culinary experiences and local produce.

If you fancy a spot of shopping visit the outlet centres or head to the high-end boutiques. Check out the location map to find the best spots for retail therapy.

The events scene is buzzing - you could attend an event every day of the week and still miss some! 

Find out more about our city of endless pleasures. 

Playing in Canberra

 

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