Last Updated Jan 13,2021

Act Gsm Guidelines and Updated Occupation List



In the recent time there, specific updates are coming from Australia immigration and in the context Australian Capital Territory has updated their guidelines and occupation list (critical skills list) and the ACT Skilled Migration Program 2021 is now open. However, there are no changes in the eligibility criteria and matrix scoring criteria.
Here is the complete elaboration of the update.

Act Critical Skills List January 2021: the ACT Critical Skills List was updated on 11th January 2021.


Ranking and Selection Process of The Year 2021-21:

  • January 2021 critical skills listed occupations which nominated from the matrix and those which are invited to apply for the nomination will be selected only
  • If the nominated occupation was removed from the January 2021 Critical Skills List then the matrix will not select and it will be lapsed automatically after 6 months
  • Especially the visa holders of subclass 457/482 and have the matrix score of 60+ points will get the invitation to apply for the ACT nomination

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Overseas Aspirants:

  • For the overseas applicant still the Canberra Matrix will continue to remain close until the further update

Act Nomination Place:

  • There is a limitation of the number of nomination places are available as a result, the policy has decided to strictly enforced the only one ACT nomination place on per applicant
  • An invitation will not be issued to those applicants who has been previously nominated by the ACT or if their invitation is on active mode/application is running in the system

January 2021 Act nomination guidelines:

the complete guidelines are published on the given below website

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Upcoming Round of Invitation

  • The next matrix invitation round is supposed to be declared on this Friday 15th January 2021
  • The matrix will come under the rank if only the applicants’ occupations has been added or remained in the Critical Skills List of ACT. Or if the applicants meet the 457/482 visa subclass criteria.

Act Nomination Places Allocation for The Year 2020-21

  • Visa Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional – 598 places
  • Visa Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated – 702 places

Allocation Remains on 1st January 2021

  • Visa Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional – 552 places
  • Visa Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated – 452 places
    *the remaining allocations updates will be updated on the monthly bases.

The Updated Act Critical Skilled Occupation List

132411 Policy and Planning Manager (491 only)
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)
139911 Arts Administrator or Manager
139912 Environmental Manager
149211 Call or Contact Centre Manager (491 only)
149212 Customer Service Manager
224412 Policy Analyst (491 only)
224912 Liaison Officer (491 only)
224914 Patents Examiner (491 only)
224999 Information and Organisation Prof. nec (491 only)
233911 Aeronautical Engineer
233912 Agricultural Engineer
233913 Biomedical Engineer
251311 Environmental Health Officer (491 only)
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
252311 Dental Specialist
252312 Dentist (491 only)
252511 Physiotherapist
252711 Audiologist
252712 Speech Pathologist
272111 Careers Counsellor
272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor
272115 Student Counsellor
272199 Counsellors nec
272413 Translator (491 only)
272611 Community Arts Worker (491 only)
331211 Carpenter and Joiner
331212 Carpenters
331213 Joiner
342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
351311 Chef
362211 Gardener (General
362212 Aborist
362213 Landscape Gardener
391111 Hairdressers
411711 Community Worker
411712 Disabilities Services Officer
411713 Family Support Worker
411715 Residential Care Officer
411716 Youth Worker
452321 Sports Development Officer
511111 Contract Administrator
511112 Program or Project Administrator


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