Canberra invited almost six thousand candidates to apply for state nomination for their migration visa in 11 months duration. Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government’s Canberra Matrix report confirms the government invited 5,904 candidates invited through July 2019 to May 2020. Each month Canberra invites candidates intense to live and work in ACT permanently through its skilled migration program.
Total Invitations for state nomination
Data Source: ACT Government
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No more invitations for subclass 491
Canberra government has suspended to invite candidates to apply for a subclass-491 visa since April this year. On 14th of this April, the state called 78 candidates for visa 491 nominations then paused inviting further. According to ACT state government, they are not sending invitations for visa subclass 491 as they have sufficient applications in the queue.
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ACT government had overhauled its migration program last year with a new point-based Canberra Matrix to test each candidate’s suitability. To keep themselves candidates has to meet specific criteria and score higher score on Canberra Matrix. The higher points score means a higher chance to get invited to award state nomination.