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The next  Canberra Matrix invitation round will be held on or before 25 September 2020.

Information about the nominated occupations and Matrix score invited in each round is available HERE

ACT Critical Skills List

The ACT Critical Skills List is used to determine the eligibility for ACT nomination of the following programs:

• Skilled Work Regional (provisional) subclass 491 visa.

• Skilled Nominated (permanent) subclass 190 visa.

Cap on Occupations

The number of ACT nomination places may be capped for each occupation on the ACT Critical Skills List. Invitations may not be issued when the monthly cap for an occupation is reached.

ACT Critical Skills List 26 August 2020        ACT Critical Skills List 26 August 2020