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The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, has announced longer tourist visas for parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents in recognition of the valuable role they play in their children and grandchildren’s lives.
“From 24 November, more generous tourist visas will enable regular extended family visits for those patiently waiting in the queue for a parent visa,” Mr Bowen said.
It may be Australia’s third-largest city, a sleepy country town hiding behind a big city façade. In recent years, however, Brisbane has stirred from its slumber and is casually emerging as one of the most desirable places to live in Australia with an estimated 1000 people packing their bags and moving up here every week.
Council of International Students (CISA) is a national peak advocacy body representing all international students in Australia. CISA's project "I'm not Australian but I have an Australian Story" encourages international students to share their stories with the Australian community and raises awareness of the international student experiences.
This story competition invites you to submit your personal stories which may be featured as part of CISA's national video project. What will I write?
Submit your entry by 19th May and you could win a registration fee waiver to the CISA Annual Conference in Sydney a $50 cash prize, or movie passes.
More and more international students are choosing Australia as their study abroad destination. The International Education Advisory Council predicts a 30% rise in the number of international students studying in Australia within the next seven years.
Australia has a lot to offer international students, and we have put together a list of some of the most unique aspects of studying abroad in Australia.
“Australia is a good place. I used to ask Vietnamese people why they let their children go to Australia to study. Now I really understand why,” she said. “I am impressed by the excellent facilities provided for teaching and studying. The libraries, computer labs, software and enthusiastic staff have helped me and all the other students a lot in our study.”
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