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Dilshan and Yusharni Perera Story (Coober Pedy) and Irfan and Sobia Hashmi (Flinders Ranges Region) Stories

Seeing opportunity through adversity has carried Irfan and Sobia, both pharmacists, throughout their lives, from their homeland in Pakistan to the Flinders Ranges region in South Australia.
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Griffith University

Griffith University has grown to become one of the most innovative universities in Australia. Currently undergoing an exciting period of development, Griffith offers an extensive range of new degrees that address some of the most important issues affecting the world today. The university’s $320 million facility upgrade has already seen the completion of the new Griffith Health Centre (and co-located Gold Coast University Hospital), Sir Samuel Griffith Centre (Australia's first zero-emission, self-powering teaching facility) and an expanded and renovated Gold Coast campus library. Griffith’s new Business Building (featuring a state-of-the-art trading centre) is also well underway and due to be completed in mid 2014.
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Health Care

A public health system operates throughout Australia through a government agency called Medicare. If you have been granted a working visa, you may be eligible for the Medicare benefits.
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Student Visas


Student Visas are temporary visas designed to allow overseas students to study in Australia for a specified period of time.

The Student Visa class that is appropriate for intending students depends on the nature of the study program that an overseas student proposes to undertake.

The following list provides an indication of the range of Student Visa classes available:

  • Training and Research (Subclass 402);
  • Temporary graduate (Subclass 485);
  • Independent ELICOS Sector (Subclass 570);
  • Schools Sector (Subclass 571) ;
  • Vocational education and Training Sector (Subclass 572);
  • Higher Education Sector (Subclass 573);
  • Post Graduate Research Sector (Subclass 574);
  • Non-Award Sector (Subclass 575);
  • AusAID or Defence Sector (Subclass 576); and,
  • Student Guardian Sector (Subclass 580).


There are a number of requirements applicants are obliged to meet before commencing a course of study in Australia. These requirements vary according to the course of study that is proposed but may include:

  • English language proficiency of an acceptable level;
  • Educational pre-requisites; 
  • Financial assessments;
  • Proof of Acceptable student health cover;
  • Proof of relevant Work Experience; and,
  • Health and character assessments.


It should be noted that for short-term courses of study, a Visitor Visa or Working Holiday Maker Visa might be more appropriate.

 If you are seeking specialised migration legal advice please send an e-mail: here or view migration law firm's website: here

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Tafe South Australia

Tafe South Australia is Government owned and is the largest provider of vocational education and training (VET) in South Australia. Tafe South Australia is at the forefront of developing South Australia’s future workforce and over the past 30 years has helped more than one million students to realise their dream careers. 

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