THE ACT SKILLED MIGRATION PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED TO OVERSEAS APPLICANTS: EFFECTIVE 23 AUGUST 2017

However, if you are living overseas and you have close ties (either family or genuine job offer) in Canberra; OR you have completed a PhD at an ACT university, you can still apply for ACT 190 nomination if you meet the criteria. 

If you have already submitted an application and paid the service fee before 23 August 2017, the application will be processed in queue order. 

CANBERRA RESIDENTS - if you are living in Canberra, you can apply for ACT 190 nomination as soon as you meet the nomination criteria. 

Working in Australia

Australia is a fantastic place to live and work, and our working conditions are often considered some of the best in the world. Australian laws provide all employees with basic rights and protection in the workplace.

To work here, you must have a valid Australian visa with work rights. You can find out more about the visas that are available to you on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.