Medicare and Partner Visas – Can I Get It?
So I’ve been getting a lot of questions around this, whether the foreign partner will be eligible for Medicare.
Let’s begin with a brief summary of what Medicare does: it’s the public healthcare system that provides a lot of the essential yet basic services such as going to the doctors, getting your eyes checked out and going to hospital. Of course there are limitations but basically it’s what Australians know and come to enjoy as ‘free healthcare’. For a more detailed explanation of how Medicare works, you can visit their site here: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/medicare
Thursday Answers are a response to questions submitted by readers on our regular Ask Mondays posts.
Every Monday I ask people to send in their questions and concerns and I select one to answer. In doing this, I hope you will see that a) you’re not alone in this, b) there are no stupid questions and c) we’re all here to help!
How to find a NAATI certified translator for migration purposes
The Australian Government is very particular about who can translate documents for migration purposes and for good reason as you’re dealing with legal documents. The Australian Government therefore only trusts translations from NAATI certified translators. NAATI is the body that tests and registers translators in Australia and due to the stringent testing, they’re the only ones that are certified to translate documents for migration purposes.
Partner Visa Application Review Service – Rehearse, Practice, Get It Right
I’ve been getting quite a few of these requests lately and I’ve decided to make it an official thing. You can now submit your application to me for a review and I’ll give you back a report detailing your chances of success and areas of improvement.