Latest Announcement – Prime Minister of Australia Announced to Reopen Australia From 1 December

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Latest Announcement – Prime Minister of Australia Announced to Reopen Australia From 1 December

Australia is taking more steps to reopen the entire world safely with additional changes to their international border agreements effective from the 1st of December. Keeping consistent with the National Plan to reopen the country, these changes will protect Australians’ health. It will also secure economic recovery and reunite families by opening the borders to student and skilled visa holders.

ISA Migrations

Eligible Aspirants Do Not Need To Apply For A Travel Exemption

Fully vaccinated eligible visa aspirants from the 1st of December 2021 can visit Australia without applying for a travel exemption. These eligible visa holders are students and skilled workers, working holidaymakers, humanitarian, and provisional family visa holders.
Other Criteria
Under this category, travellers need to fulfil the below criteria:

  1. Provide a COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test negative report taken three days of departure.
  2. Be a visa holder from one eligible visa subclasses
  3. Be fully vaccinated with complete their dosage approved by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  4. Submit a vaccination status report

Attain All Quarantine Requirements

Aspirants travelling to the country need to accomplish all quarantine requirements in the territory, state, etc., where they are planning to shift. The return of international students and skilled workers to the country will help in economic recovery. It will support their education sector and provide valuable workers with their economic needs.

Inviting Citizens of the Republic of Korea And Japan

From the 1st of December 2021, the country will welcome all vaccinated citizens from the Republic of Korea and Japan. Citizens of these countries holding an Australian visa have permission to travel from their country without seeking a travel exemption. Under this category, they need to fulfil the below requirements, and they are:

  • Come from their same home country
  • Be a holder of an Australian visa
  • Submit a COVID-19 PCR test negative report within three days of departure
  • Give a vaccination status document
  • Be fully vaccinated will all dosages approved by the TGA.

Summing Up 
This announcement also follows the necessary previous changes that have helped in welcoming fully vaccinated citizens, their immediate family members, and permanent residents since the 1st of November. It also includes “the commencement of the Singapore safe travel zone yesterday.”

All these changes ensure the success of the National Plan as the government is trying their best to get the country back to normal. That’s why they are planning to reopen the country to the world safely. For expert help and more information, aspirants can speak with Registered Migration Agent at ISA Migrations & Education Consultants. They will extend the perfect support in this regard!

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