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LIN 22/065 Other as made
This instrument amends Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Required Medical Assessment - IMMI 15/144 by updating the additional medical assessments for the class of persons mentioned in paragraph 2(c) of IMMI 15/144 for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Migration Regulations 1994.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 24 Jun 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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LIN 22/065

I, Dr Gideon Gouws, Chief Medical Officer and delegate of the Minister, make this instrument under paragraphs 4005(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations).

Dated                                 23 June 2022

Gideon Gouws

Chief Medical Officer

Department of Home Affairs

 

1          Name

                 This instrument is the Migration (Required medical assessments) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/065) 2022.

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on 1 July 2022.

3          Amendment

                 Schedule 1 amends REQUIRED MEDICAL ASSESSMENT (F2015L01826).

 


 

Schedule 1  Amendment

(s.3)

[1]       Paragraph 2(d)

omit

C, D and E

insert

C and D

[2]       After paragraph 2(e)

insert

f.     for paragraph 4006A(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations, the additional medical assessments mentioned in column E of Schedule 2 apply to the class of persons mentioned in paragraph 2(c); and

g.     for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa) of Schedule 4 to the Regulations, the additional medical assessments mentioned in Schedule 3 apply to the class of persons mentioned in paragraph 2(c); and

[3]       Schedule 2

omit each occurrence of

Column E of this Table

insert

column E of this table or Schedule 3

[4]       Schedule 2, column E, heading

substitute

Column E

Additional medical assessments for paragraph 4006A(1)(aa)

[5]       After Schedule 2

insert

Schedule 3  Additional medical assessments for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa)

(paragraph 2(g))

 

Item

Additional medical assessments for paragraphs 4005(1)(aa) and 4007(1)(aa)

1

For an applicant who intends to work as, or study or train to be, a doctor, dentist, nurse or paramedic:

(a)  if the applicant is not an applicant mentioned in paragraph (b):

     (i)  medical examination; and

    (ii)  chest X-ray; and

    (iii)  HIV test; and

   (iv)  Hepatitis B test; and

    (v)  Hepatitis C test; and

   (vi)  latent tuberculosis screening; or

(b) if the applicant has applied for a Visitor (Subclass 600) visa for temporary stay in Australia of not more than 6 months:

     (i)  medical examination; and

    (ii)  chest X-ray; and

    (iii)  HIV test; and

   (iv)  Hepatitis B test; and

    (v)  Hepatitis C test

2

For an applicant who intends to work as, or study or train to be, a health care worker, or to work within a health care, aged care or disability care facility, in a health care profession not mentioned in item 1:

(a)  if the applicant is not an applicant mentioned in paragraph (b):

     (i)  medical examination; and

    (ii)  chest X-ray; and

    (iii)  latent tuberculosis screening; or

(b) if the applicant has applied for a Visitor (Subclass 600) visa for temporary stay in Australia of not more than 6 months:

     (i)  medical examination; and

    (ii)  chest X-ray

3

For an applicant who is likely to work or be a trainee at an Australian childcare centre (including preschool and crèche):

     (i)  medical examination; and

    (ii)  chest X-ray

4

For an applicant who is likely to enter a health care or hospital environment:

     (i)  medical examination; and

    (ii)  chest X-ray

5

For an applicant who is pregnant and intending to have the baby in Australia—Hepatitis B test

6

For an applicant who is at least 75 years old, and applying for a Visitor (Subclass 600) visa or a Tourist (Subclass 676) visa—medical examination