ACT announces closure of state sponsored applications until July
From the ACT website:
Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa – Closure of ACT nomination program to overseas applicants for 2013/14
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is pleased to announce that program targets for ACT nomination of a Skilled- Nominated (subclass 190) visa have been met for the 2013/14 financial year.
Effective Tuesday 25 March 2014, applications for ACT nomination from overseas residents will not be accepted. If you are living overseas, you will not be able to apply for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa until the program reopens on 1 July 2014.
If you are living in Canberra and working in a skilled occupation, you are still able to apply for ACT nomination of the Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa providing you meet the current nomination criteria.
Thank you for your interest in migrating to Canberra.
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