The below was announced on the ACT government website. If you like to discuss how this effects you please let on touch.
ACT MIGRATION PROGRAM CLOSED TO OVERSEAS APPLICANTS
Applicants living overseas
Effective 14 September 2016, applications for ACT nomination from overseas residents will not be accepted. If you are living overseas you will not be able to commence an application for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa until the program reopens in July 2017.
Applications lodged on or before 13 September 2016 will be processed in queue order.
This action does not affect Canberra based applicants. You are still able to apply for ACT nomination if you meet the nomination criteria.