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IMMI 14/042 Specifications as made
This instrument operates to update the details of the medical services contractor for the purpose of Visa and Migration Medical Services.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Made 02 Jul 2014
Registered 11 Jul 2014
Tabled HR 14 Jul 2014
Tabled Senate 14 Jul 2014
Date of repeal 20 Nov 2015
Repealed by


Commonwealth of Australia

 

Migration Regulations 1994

 

REQUIRED HEALTH ASSESSMENT

(Clauses 4005, 4006A and 4007)

 

 

I, SCOTT MORRISON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under clauses 4005, 4006A and 4007 of Schedule 4 to the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):

 

1.                  SPECIFY that a person, who is a citizen of a country or who has spent three or more consecutive months during the last 5 years in a country listed in Column A of Schedule 1 to this instrument, is a class of person for the purposes of paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations; AND

 

2.                  SPECIFY that, for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa)  of Schedule 4 to the Regulations,  the medical assessments specified in Column B, C, D and E that appear in Schedule 1 to this instrument apply to a class of persons specified at item 1 of this instrument; AND

 

3.                  SPECIFY that a person, who is a citizen of a country or who has spent three or more consecutive months during the last 5 years in a country listed in Column A of Schedule 2 to this instrument, is a class of person for the purposes of paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa)  of Schedule 4 to the Regulations; AND

 

4.                  SPECIFY that, for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations,  the medical assessments specified in Column B, C, D and E that appear in Schedule 2 to this instrument apply to a class of persons specified at item 3 of this instrument; AND

 

5.                  SPECIFY that a person who is a citizen of a country or who has spent three or more consecutive months during the last 5 years in a country listed in Column A of Schedule 3 to this instrument, is a class of person for the purposes of paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa)  and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations; AND

 

6.                  SPECIFY that, for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations,  the medical assessments specified in Column B, C, D and E that appear in Schedule 3 to this instrument apply to a class of persons specified at item 5 of this instrument; AND

 

7.                  SPECIFY that, for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations where a person is a class of person in more than one Column A of Schedules 1, 2 or 3 the relevant Schedule is the highest number Schedule; AND

 

8.                  SPECIFY that, for subparagraphs 4005(1)(aa)(ii), 4006A(1)(aa)(ii) and 4007(1)(aa)(ii) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations, medical examinations conducted within Australia must be conducted by Bupa Australia Health Pty Ltd, trading as Bupa Medical Visa Services, or an Approved Medical Practitioner; AND

 

9.                  SPECIFY that, for subparagraphs 4005(1)(aa)(ii), 4006A(1)(aa)(ii) and 4007(1)(aa)(ii) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations, medical examinations conducted outside Australia must be conducted by Panel Doctors and/or  radiologists appointed by the Australian Government to perform medical examinations for visa applicants outside Australia.

 

 

This Instrument, number IMMI 14/042, commences on 21 July 2014.

 

 

Dated              July 2 2014

 

 

 

 

Scott Morrison

 

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule 1

 

 

Column A

 

 

Column B

 

 

Column C

 

 

Column D

 

 

Column E

 

Country of citizenship; or country where the applicant has spent 3 or more consecutive months in the last 5 years in a LOWER risk country

Temporary stay in Australia up to and including 12 months

Temporary stay in Australia of more than 12 months

Permanent and provisional visa applicants

Additional medical assessments

Albania, American Samoa, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, British West Indies, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,  Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Monaco, Montserrat, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Saint Helena, Saint Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon,  San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Tokelau, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, United States of America, United States Virgin Islands, Vatican City 

 

 

 

No medical assessment other than additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

No medical assessment other than additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

 

Under 11 years of age: Medical examination

 

Aged 11 and older and under 15 years of age: Medical examination and

chest x-ray

 

Aged 15 years of age or older:

Medical examination, chest x-ray, and

HIV test

 

 

 

 

Likely to work or be a trainee at an Australian Childcare centre (including preschool and crèche):

Chest x-ray

 

Intending to work as (or study to be) a doctor, dentist, nurse or paramedic: 

Chest x-ray, medical examination, HIV test, Hepatitis B and C tests

 

Pregnant and intending to have the baby in Australia:

Hepatitis B test

 

Aged 75 years and older and applying for a Subclass 600 or Subclass 676 visa:

Medical examination

 

 

 


Schedule 2

 

 

Column A

 

Column B

 

 

Column C

 

 

Column D

 

 

Column E

Country of citizenship; or country where the applicant has spent 3 or more consecutive months in the last 5 years in a MEDIUM risk country

Temporary stay in Australia up to and including 12 months

Temporary stay in Australia of more than 12 months

Permanent and provisional visa applicants

Additional medical assessments

Anguilla, Argentina, Belize,  Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Dominica, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Honduras, Hungary,  Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of), Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, New Caledonia, Niue, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Spain, Suriname, Tahiti, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caico Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna Islands, West Bank and Gaza Strip

No medical assessment required other than additional medical assessments specified in Column E  of this Schedule

Under 11 years of age:

Medical examination and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

Aged 11 or older:

Medical examination,

chest x-ray and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule


Aged 11 years and older and applying for a Subclass 457 visa:

Chest x-ray and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

Under 11 years of age:

Medical examination

 

Aged 11 or older and under 15 years of age:

Medical examination and

chest x-ray

 

Aged 15 years or older:

Medical examination, chest x-ray, and

HIV test

 

 

 

Likely to enter a classroom situation for more than 3 months:

Chest x-ray and medical examination

 

Intending to work as (or study to be) a doctor, dentist, nurse or paramedic:

Chest x-ray, medical examination, HIV test, Hepatitis B and C tests

 

Likely to work (or be a trainee) at an Australian Childcare centre (including preschool and crèche): Chest x-ray

 

Likely to enter a health care or hospital environment:

Chest x-ray

 

Pregnant and intending to have the baby in Australia:

Hepatitis B test

 

Aged 75 years and older and applying for a Subclass 600 or Subclass 676 visa:

Medical examination

 

Schedule 3

 

 

Column A

 

 

Column B

 

 

Column C

 

 

Column D

 

 

Column E

 

Country of citizenship; or country where the applicant has spent 3 or more consecutive months in the last 5 years in a HIGHER risk country

Temporary stay in Australia up to and including 12 months

Temporary stay in Australia of more than 12 months

Permanent and provisional visa applicants

Additional medical assessments

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China (People’s Republic of), Comoros, Congo (Republic of the), Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Croatia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor (Timor Leste), Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong SAR of the PRC, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Macau SAR of the PRC, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mayotte, Mauritania, Melanesia, Micronesia (Federated States of), Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pleasant Island, Qatar, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Reunion Islands, Romania Russian Federation, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu,  Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe. 

3 months or under stay in Australia:

No medical assessment other than additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

More than 3 month stay in Australia and 11 years or older:

Chest x-ray and

and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

More than 3 months stay in Australia and under 11 years of age:

Medical examination

 

Under 11 years of age:

Medical examination and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

Aged 11 or older:

Medical examination,

chest x-ray and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

Aged 11 years and older and applying for a Subclass 457 visa:

Chest x-ray and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Schedule

 

Under 11 years of age:

Medical examination

 

Aged 11 or older and under 15 years of age:

Medical examination and

chest x-ray

 

Aged 15 years or older:

Medical examination, chest x-ray, and

HIV test

 

 

 

Likely to enter a classroom situation for more than 3 months:

Chest x-ray and medical examination

 

Intending to work as (or study to be) a doctor, dentist, nurse or paramedic:

Chest x-ray, medical examination, HIV test, Hepatitis B and C tests

 

Likely to work (or be a trainee) at an Australian Childcare centre (including preschool and crèche):

Chest x-ray

 

Likely to enter a health care or hospital environment:

Chest x-ray

 

Pregnant and intending to have the baby in Australia:

Hepatitis B test

 

Aged 75 years and older and applying for a Subclass 600 or Subclass 676 visa:

Medical examination