What is the ACT Critical Skills List?

The ACT Critical Skills List was last updated on 11 July 2022. It applies to all Canberra Matrix, regardless of when they were submitted. We will update the list annually ahead of the new financial year to make sure that the ACT Migration Program adapts and responds to the evolving critical skills needs of the ACT economy.

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The ACT Critical Skills List identifies the occupations in current demand in the ACT. This List is important if you want to apply for ACT nomination for either a:

You can also claim points in the Canberra Matrix if your nominated occupation is on the Critical Skills List or you are working in an occupation on the List.

Cap on occupations

Depending on demand, we may cap the number of ACT nomination places for each occupation on the ACT Critical Skills List.

You may not be invited to apply for ACT nomination if the monthly cap for your nominated occupation has been reached.

Current ACT Critical Skills List

The ACT Critical Skills List was last updated on 11 July 2022. It applies to all Canberra Matrix, regardless of when they were submitted.

We will update the list annually ahead of the new financial year to make sure that the ACT Migration Program adapts and responds to the evolving critical skills needs of the ACT economy.

Read More: https://www.act.gov.au/migration/skilled-migrants/act-critical-skills-list?fbclid=IwAR3iNu175_tVCxarGbXx5CaXyAVtMagIbifuxQ5xBHO0FyzdOLt0uONq3b0