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Coronavirus - Australian Travel Bans, Student & Visitor Visa Holders Options and The Rush Back

 

 

0:12 TRAVEL BANS AFFECTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, PARTNERS AND MORE 

As of 20 March 2020, travellers from all countries will be banned from entering Australia. 

Exemptions apply to:

  • Australian citizens o Australian permanent residents 
  • New Zealand citizens who are usually resident in Australia
  • Immediate family members of Australian citizens and permanent residents
  • Immediate family members include dependents, spouses and legal guardians who hold temporary visas.
  • People who are allowed entry to Australia are required to self-isolate for 14 days. Penalties apply to non-compliance.

 

1:47 OPTIONS FOR VISA HOLDERS IN AUSTRALIA WITH AN EXPIRING VISA

  • • The Department of Home Affairs have expressed a willingness to grant subclass 500 visitor visas to onshore temporary visa holders with expiring visas
  • • A waiver for the 8503 ‘No Further Stay’ condition may be requested

 

3:04 THE BIG RUSH BACK TO AUSTRALIA

  • We predict that a large number of Australian citizens or permanent residents that are living overseas will be keen to return to Australia

 

 

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