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This instrument extends Medicare Eligibility to holders of two provisional Skilled Work Visas (Subclasses 491 and 494).
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Oct 2019

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Health ref. no. 812

 

Health Insurance (Eligible persons and Holders of Skilled Work Visa (subclass 491 and 494)) Order 2019

I, LIZ DOWD, Delegate for the Minister for Health, acting under my powers in subsection 6(1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (‘the Act’), hereby DECLARE that:

 

 

(a)        Each of the following persons who are or were located in Australia are included in the specified class of persons:

 

(i)                 a person who is a holder of a Subclass 491 (Skilled Work (Provisional)) visa granted under the Migration Act 1958;

(ii)               a person who is a holder of a Subclass 494 (Skilled Work – Employer Sponsored (Provisional)) visa granted under the Migration Act 1958,

 

as being a person who shall, be treated as being an eligible person for the purposes of the Act.

           

 

(b)        This Order commences on 16 November 2019.

 

 

Dated this   25th day of October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIZ DOWD

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

DELEGATE FOR THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH