Australia immigration draw: 338 invitations issued in Canberra Matrix round

Australia draw 10Aug (1)

News/Blog highlights

  • A Canberra Matrix round of invitations for Australia immigration was held on August 10, 2022
  • A total of 338 invitations were issued for the immigration event.
  • Canberra Matrix is important for Australia immigration to bring in skilled foreign nationals to Australia.

A Canberra Matrix round of invitations was held on August 10, 2022, in which 338 Australia immigration candidates were invited. Here are the details of the draw:

Canberra residents
Matrix nominating Small Business Owners
ACT 190 nomination 4 invitations
ACT 190 minimum matrix score 95
ACT 491 nomination 1 invitation
ACT 491 minimum matrix score 75
Matrix nominating 457/482 visa holders
ACT 190 nomination 1 invitation
ACT 491 nomination 3 invitations
Matrix nominating Critical Skill Occupations
ACT 190 nomination 29 invitations
ACT 491 nomination
61 invitations
Overseas applicants
Matrix nominating Critical Skill Occupations
ACT 190 nomination 40 invitations
ACT 491 nomination 199 invitations

You too can register your interest in applying for a nomination for ACT (Australian Capital Territory). For this, you will have to complete a ‘Canberra Matrix’ which has a score-based system. Here, points can be claimed to refer to specific criteria. These include skilled employment, formal qualifications, English proficiency, investment activity, length of ACT residence or study, and close family ties, among other factors.

What’s Canberra Matrix?

As said above, if you are interested in moving to ACT where there are many job opportunities for skilled foreigners in the Australian territory. To move there, you are required to score enough points on a Canberra Matrix.

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

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

About ACT 190 nomination

Subclass 190 (Skilled Nominated Visa) lets you reside and work in Australia as an Australia PR. You must get a nomination from the government of an Australian state or territory. With the nomination, you get an opportunity to receive a visa invitation from Australia’s Department of Home Affairs.

For receiving a nomination from the ACT to apply for a Subclass 190 visa, you have to live and work in Canberra for a minimum of 2 years from the date of the visa grant. Or else, in case you are arriving in the ACT from overseas, the arrival date in Canberra is counted.

About ACT 491 nomination

The Subclass 491 (Skilled Regional Work Visa) is a five-year provisional visa. It’s meant for skilled workers who want to live and work in regional Australia. To move to such a region, you have to be nominated by the government of an Australian state/territory.

Once you receive a nomination, it causes the issuance of a visa invitation from the Department of Home Affairs in Australia.

If you receive a nomination by the ACT to apply for a Subclass 491 visa, you have to live and work in Canberra for a minimum of 2 years from the date of the visa grant. Or else, in case you are arriving in the ACT from overseas, the arrival date in Canberra is counted.

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