Medicare and English Language Tuition for Regional visas

The new subclass 491 and 494 visas, that are proposed to start from 16 November 2019, will entitle their holders to receive health cover under Medicare. Health Insurance (Eligible persons and Holders of Skilled Work Visa (subclass 491 and 494)) Order 2019.

Furthermore, holders of those visas will be eligible to access free English language study under the Adult Migrant English Program. Immigration (Education) (LIN 19/218: Temporary visa classes for eligibility for English Courses) Instrument 2019