The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has revised the minimum points required under its “Canberra Matrix” for several occupations for the 2023-24 Invitation Round. This applies to both Canberra residents and overseas applicants.
High Point Requirements for Select Occupations:
A primary feature of the ACT Invitation Round for 2023-24 is the establishment of stringent point requirements for specific occupations. Strong demand exists in Canberra for professionals across a diverse range of fields. To ensure the selection of the most qualified candidates, elevated Canberra Matrix point thresholds have been set for certain occupations. Occupations with three or more of the four categories exceeding 100 points are as follows:
|Canberra Resident||Overseas Applicants|
|Finance Managers (ANZSCO Code: 132211)||110||125||80||110|
|Cafe and Restaurant Managers (ANZSCO Code: 141111)||105||120||95||100|
|Accountants (ANZSCO Code: 221111)||145||150||125||130|
|Human Resource Professionals (ANZSCO Code: 223111)||65||100||100||105|
|Industrial, Mechanical, and Production Engineers (ANZSCO Code: 233512)||85||100||110||115|
|Civil Engineering Professionals (ANZSCO Code: 2332)||95||100||105||110|
|Primary School Teachers (ANZSCO Code: 241213)||65||100||100||105|
|Registered Nurses (ANZSCO Code: 2544)||100||110||90||110|
|Contract, Program and Project Administrators (ANZSCO Code: 5111)||110||115||110||125|
Checking Your Eligibility
To ascertain your eligibility for the 2023-24 ACT Invitation Round, visit the official Canberra Matrix to accurately evaluate your point score.
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