ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants until July 2017

Effective 14 September 2016, if you are living overseas you cannot apply for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa 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

The demand for ACT occupations will be reassessed in July 2017. The updated ACT Occupation List will be published when the ACT Migration Program reopens to overseas applicants in July 2017. 

Real people & their stories.

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Skilled Migrants

Joseph and Rosemarie Ellis

Moved to Canberra from Singapore

Dominic and Emily

Moved to Canberra from London

The Mustafa Family

Moved to Canberra from Pakistan

The Moisescu Family

Moved to Canberra from China/Romania.

Tom Hirst

Moved to Canberra from the UK

The Trevino Quiroz family

Moved to Canberra from Mexico

The Murabet family

Moved to Canberra from Jordan

Richard and Florence Poiré

Moved to Canberra from France

The Hayward Family

Moved to Canberra from the UK

Mark Young

Moved from the UK. Temporarily moved to Perth but now living in Canberra

The Bruno Family

Property Manager, Moved to Canberra from the UK

Son Ngoc

Studies and now works in Canberra

Tony Nsofor

Engineer

Cindy Rue

Hairdresser

The Sulit Family

Business Owner

The Doherty Family

Business Liaison Manager and Safety Manager

The Dawda Family

General Medical Practitioner and Accountant

The Chikwendu Family

Health Improvement Manager

James and Kathryn

Carpenter and Home School Tutor

The Yap Family

IT Consultant and Billing Consultant

International Students

Eddie Osei Bonsu

Student from Ghana/Italy

Nabid Alam

Student from Bangladesh

Arnaud Bourguignat

Student from France

Yanina Ferreyra

Student from Argentina

Man Lam Tsang

Student from Hong Kong

Employer of Skilled Migrants in Canberra

Brent Juratowitch

General Manager

Other Migrants to Canberra

Courtney Moore

Moved to Canberra from South Africa

Leeanne Honeyball

Public Servant