ENGLISH COURSES FOR HOLDERS OF CERTAIN TEMPORARY VISAS 2015

(SUBPARAGRAPH 4A(a)(ii))

 

I, SIMON BIRMINGHAM, Assistant Minister for Education and Training, acting under subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 (‘the Act’):

 

1. REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 12/038 (F2012L01288), signed on 12 June 2012, specifying temporary visas for the purposes of subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Act; AND

 

2. SPECIFY, for the purposes of subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Act, the following classes of temporary visas:

 

(a)                Bridging F (Class WF);

(b)                Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR);

(c)                Business Skills (Provisional) (Class EB);

(d)                Interdependency (Provisional) (Class UG);

(e)                Partner (Provisional) (Class UF);

(f)                 Partner (Temporary) (Class UK);

(g)                Resolution of Status (Temporary) (Class UH);

(h)                Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE);

(i)                  Skilled Designated Area-sponsored (Provisional) (Class UZ);

(j)                  Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) (Class UX);

(k)                Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Subclass 475);

(l)                  Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Subclass 487);

(m)              Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Subclass 489);

(n)                Temporary (Humanitarian Concern) (Class UO); and

(o)                Temporary Protection (Class XD).

 

This Instrument commences on 1 July 2015.

 

 

 

Dated      25 June 2015              Simon Birmingham 

Assistant Minister for Education and Training

 

 

 [NOTE: Subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Act provides that a person is eligible for English courses if he or she is in Australia and holds a temporary visa of a class specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister.]