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What is the health requirement for Australian visa applicants?

It affects nearly everyone with a disability or illness applying for an Australian visa, it’s been around for decades and has been labelled as discriminatory and ‘ableist’ – but many people have no idea that the immigration health requirement even exists.

A number of high profile cases, which saw families fighting deportation after failing the requirement due to their child’s disability, have recently brought the requirement back into the spotlight, with advocates and politicians calling for its urgent reform.

Read more in the SBS article here. Learn about what exactly this health requirement is, how it works and how it could affect you.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this particular issue and would like to meet with us to discuss further, do not hesitate to contact us and we would be delighted to arrange a consultation.


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