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Posted on August 16 2022

Australia immigration draw: 265 invitations issued in Canberra Matrix round

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

News/Blog highlights

  • A Canberra Matrix draw for Australia immigration was held on August 15, 2022.
  • A total of 265 invitations were issued to eligible candidates.
  • Canberra Matrix plays an important role in Australia immigration facilitating skilled foreign nationals to arrive in Australia.

A Canberra Matrix draw was held on August 15, 2022. In the draw, 265 Australia immigration candidates were invited. Check the details of the round of invitations as given below:

Canberra residents
Matrix nominating Small Business Owners
ACT 190 nomination 2 invitations
ACT 190 minimum matrix score 95
ACT 491 nomination 2 invitations
ACT 491 minimum matrix score 75
Matrix nominating 457/482 visa holders
ACT 190 nomination 0 invitations
ACT 491 nomination 0 invitations
Matrix nominating Critical Skill Occupations
ACT 190 nomination 24 invitations
ACT 491 nomination 71 invitations
Overseas applicants
Matrix nominating Critical Skill Occupations
ACT 190 nomination 17 invitations
ACT 491 nomination 149 invitations

It’s possible for you too to register your interest in applying for a nomination for ACT (Australian Capital Territory). To do this, you are required to complete a ‘Canberra Matrix’. It has a score-based system.

In it, claims to the points can be made to refer to specific criteria. These include skilled employment, English proficiency, formal qualifications, length of ACT residence/study, investment activity, and close family ties, among other factors.

What’s Canberra Matrix?

In case you are interested in moving to ACT you can choose to join many jobs promising opportunities for skilled foreigners in the Australian territory. To migrate there, you must score the required points on a Canberra Matrix.

Canberra Matrix system assigns points for many factors that are determined and weighed which will ensure that chosen applicants get more chances to be ranked and invited to apply for an ACT nomination. These candidates will make/have made a positive contribution to the Australian territory’s economy and/or have shown a commitment to the ACT which is genuine.

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It’s necessary to complete the Canberra Matrix for both the ACT 190 nomination and ACT 491 nomination.

Allocation of ACT Nomination Places in 2022-2023

The interim allocation granted to ACT for the program year 2022-2023 is as follows.

Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa: 800 places
Skilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) visa: 1,920 places
Application Count on August 15, 2022
Total approvals: 218 approvals
Approvals distribution: · ACT 190 nominations: 85 · ACT 491 nominations: 133
Total refusals: 52 applications
Refusals distribution: · ACT 190 nominations: 17 (17%) · ACT 491 nominations: 35 (21%)
Remaining Allocation 2022-2023
Total allocation remaining: 2,502 nomination places (238 per month)
Allocations distributions: · ACT 190 nominations: 715 (pro rata 68 per month) · ACT 491 nominations: 1,787 (pro rata 170 per month)

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