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  1. Visas and immigration
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  2. Visas and immigration
    My partner is intending to apply for an offshore partner visa (309/100) and has been working overseas. She is currently a holder of a 485 temporary graduate visa that expires in Dec 2022. 1. Currently, does she still have to keep paying for OVHC (Overseas Visitors Health Cover) even though she...
  3. Visas and immigration
    — Admin, please remove if it’s not the appropriate forum. — Hey guys, Quick question if anyone knows; My grandfather is here on a bridging visa waiting for grant of his parent visa application. We would like to get him a private health insurance while he’s waiting for the grant. Does anyone...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone My partner will be visiting Australia soon on a Visitor Visa 600. For peace of mind we have been looking at health insurance options (although is not a requirement of his visa). For comparison I researched the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and it seems that this is quite a...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello All! I applied for the 801/820 partner visa in Feb 2018. After much consideration and with advice from a RMA, I decided to cancel my student visa, which then cancels my Bridging Visa A. Therefore, I will be put on Bridging Visa E. My questions are for those of you who have had similar...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, Struggling to get a definate answer, as i read different things about the health insurance requirements for a 457 visa. So was wondering if anyone here has recently been granted. Im a british citizen with a medicare card, no pritave health insurance, and just applied for 457 (26th...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi Friends, I have been researching to find a health insurance for my 32 year old wife, my 1 year old daughter and 68 year old mother who are visiting me in Australia and planning to be around for the next 6-8 months. They are coming on a visitor (subclass 600 ) visa. Though it is not...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Do you need to have organized some sort of health insurance at the time of lodging the application. When I went to the page to upload documents, there was an upload link for proof of health insurance. Please Help.:)
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, My parents aged 69(Dad) and 65(Mom) are currently visiting me in Australia on a tourist visa. We are in the process of applying for the 804 Visa for Aged Parents and it is my understanding that they will be given a bridging visa that allows them to remain here until the outcome of their...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello everyone, I am in West Africa with very little access to the net, hence I am asking for some advice on health insurance for 600 visa. My husband and I are applying for a partner visa and a tourist visa family sponsored stream to spend some months in Australia while we are waiting for the...
  11. Education
    The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is reminding all students from overseas that they must have a health insurance policy to study in Australia. Officials also point out the importance of maintaining this health insurance for the entire time you are on a student visa, not...
  12. International Travel
    Hi everyone! :) I am moving to Australia in late March, and I'm really struggling with deciding what kind of health insurance I should get. I will be in Australia for 1 year, working a part time job. I've read that Travelers Insurance is a good bet, but I've also read that there are some good...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, Sorry if this post is in the wrong section but I will keep it short and sweet Just looking for opinions/Advice I am a British National on a 457 work visa. I have numerous things I have been carrying with me for a while with regards to health issues. One particular issue is with an...
  14. Visas and immigration
    I am from the US and I have been on a 457 visa for the last year. I will not be renewing my job contract for a second year, and my visa will expire in Feb. My boyfriend is Kiwi, and for me to stay and gain non-sponsored work rights, we've decided to apply for a subclass 461. My question is...
  15. Visas and immigration
    What does the "Certificate of adequate Health Insurance cover" under the 457 Check List refer to? Am I supposed to get health insurance once I get to Australia (or beforehand, in a way I don't really get) or would the Worker's Compensation insurance from my company be sufficient when applying...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hey there :) I am applying for a DeFacto Visa with my partner and was just wondering, whether I will be entiteled for Medicare benefits or whether I will need to get a individual health cover. Sorry, that's probably a rather stupid question.....:D Thanks for helping me in advance :)
  17. New member introductions
    Hi everyone, my name is Marcos and I'm new here. Two years ago I've moved to Australia and now, I've just created a blog to help people going though the same problems that I went through. Cheers, Marcos http://helponaustralia.blogspot.com
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