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IMMI 15/119 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies a class of persons who must undertake the medical assessments and a class of persons who must be assessed by a person.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Registered 03 Nov 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate09-Nov-2015
Tabled HR09-Nov-2015
Date of repeal 20 Nov 2015
Repealed by Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Required Medical Assessment - IMMI 15/144


Commonwealth of Australia

 

Migration Regulations 1994

REQUIRED MEDICAL ASSESSMENT

(Clauses 4005, 4006A and 4007)

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

1.             REVOKE Instrument Number IMMI 14/042 signed on 2 July 2014 (F2014L00981); and

2.             SPECIFY that, for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa), 4006A(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations:

a.              the class of persons is a person who is a citizen of a country or who has spent three or more consecutive months during the last five years in a country or countries listed in Column A of Schedule 1 to this Instrument;

b.             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 paragraph 2(a) of this Instrument;

c.              the class of persons is a person who is a citizen of a country or who has spent three or more consecutive months during the last five years in a country or countries that is not listed in Column A of Schedule 1 to this Instrument;

d.             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 paragraph 2(c) of this Instrument; and

e.              where a person is a class of persons in more than one Column A of Schedules 1 or 2 the relevant Schedule is the highest number Schedule; and

3.             SPECIFY that, for subparagraphs 4005(1)(aa)(ii), 4006A(1)(aa)(ii) and 4007(1)(aa)(ii) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations:

a.              medical assessments conducted within Australia must be conducted by Bupa Australia Health Pty Ltd, trading as Bupa Medical Visa Services, or an Approved Medical Practitioner; and


 

b.             medical assessments conducted outside Australia must be conducted by panel physicians and/or radiologists appointed by the Australian Government to perform medical assessments for visa applicants outside Australia.

This Instrument, IMMI 15/119 commences on 20 November 2015.

Dated: 27 October 2015

Peter Dutton

THE HON. PETER DUTTON MP

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection


SCHEDULE 1

COLUMN A

Country of citizenship; or country or countries where the person has spent three or more consecutive months in the last five years.

COLUMN B

Temporary stay in Australia of up to six months

COLUMN C

Temporary stay in Australia of six months or more

COLUMN D

Permanent and provisional visa applicants

COLUMN E

Additional medical assessments

American Samoa;

Albania;

Andorra;

Antigua and Barbuda;

Argentina;

Aruba;

Australia;

Austria;

Bahamas;

Bahrain;

Barbados;

Belgium;

Belize;

Bermuda;

Bonaire,

Saint Eustatius & Saba;

Bouvet Island;

Bulgaria;

Canada;

Cayman Islands;

Chile;

Christmas Island;

Cocos (Keeling) Islands;

Cook Islands;

Costa Rica;

Croatia;

Cuba;

Curacao;

Cyprus;

Czech Republic, Denmark;

Dominica;

Egypt;

Estonia;

Falkland Islands;

Faroe Islands;

Finland;

France;

French Polynesia;

Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia);

Germany;

Gibraltar;

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands;

Greece;

Grenada;

Guadeloupe;

Heard and McDonald Islands;

Hungary;

Iceland;

Iran;

Ireland;

Israel;

Italy;

Jamaica;

Japan;

Jordan;

Kosovo;

Kuwait;

Lebanon;

Liechtenstein;

Luxembourg;

Malta;

Mauritius;

Mexico;

Monaco;

Montenegro;

Montserrat;

Netherlands;

Netherlands Antilles;

New Caledonia;

New Zealand;

Niue;

Norfolk Island;

Norway;

Oman;

Palestinian Authority;

Pitcairn Island;

Poland;

Portugal;

Puerto Rico;

Reunion Island;

Saint Lucia;

Samoa;

San Marino;

Saudi Arabia; Serbia;

Seychelles;

Sint Maarten (Dutch);

Slovakia;

Slovenia;

Spain;

Saint Helena (Ascension and Tristan da Cunha) Saint Kitts and Nevis;

Svalbard & Jan Mayen;

Sweden;

Switzerland;

Tokelau;

Tonga;

Trinidad and Tobago;

Tunisia;

Turkey;

Turks and Caicos Islands;

United Arab Emirates;

United Kingdom (British citizen);

United States of America;

Uruguay;

Vatican City;

Virgin Islands (US);
Virgin Islands (British);

Wallis and Fortuna Islands. 

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

 

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

 

·       Under 11 years of age: Medical examination and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

·       Aged 11 and older and under 15 years of age: Medical examination, chest x-ray and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

·       Aged 15 years of age or older:

Medical examination, chest x-ray, HIV test, and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

 

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

·          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

Country of citizenship; or country or countries where the applicant has spent three or more consecutive months in the last five years

COLUMN B

Temporary stay in Australia up to and including  six months

COLUMN C

Temporary stay in Australia of more than six months

COLUMN D

Permanent and provisional visa applicants

COLUMN E

Additional medical assessments

All countries that are not listed in Column A of the Table in Schedule 1 to the Instrument.

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

 

·         Under 11 years of age: Medical examination and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

·         Aged 11 or older:

Medical examination,

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

 

·       Under 2 years of age

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

·       2 years of age to under 11 years of age: Medical examination, TB screening and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

·       Aged 11 or older and under 15 years of age: Medical examination, chest x-ray and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

·         Aged 15 years or older: Medical examination, chest x-ray, and HIV test and any additional medical assessments specified in Column E of this Table.

 

·        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 and medical examination

·        Likely to enter a health care or hospital environment: Chest x-ray and medical examination

·        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