ACT Critical Skills List for ACT nomination

ACT has published a list of occupations on the Critical Skills List that are eligible for nomination in skilled visa programs, Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190), updated as on 11 January 2021. Currently, the List specifies 111 occupations, which will be reviewed and updated quarterly to…

Canberra residence integrity check

Canberra is undertaking integrity check of continued residence of nominees in Canberra, for whom ACT nominations for skilled migration were approved in December 2019 and January 2020. As part of the process, the nominees must provide evidence of their continuing residence in ACT to ensure that their nomination is not withdrawn by the Territory. ACT…

ACT halts its plans to bring International students

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is postponing the initiation of Australia’s first pilot program to offer International students a safe passage into the country ‘until there is a clearer picture around the COVID-19 trajectory’. According to sources, around 120,000 students are currently refrained from entering the country due to the border closure in response to COVID-19…