Australian Visa Holders Eligible for Government Support
The funds are for the people who are on temporary visas as they do not have any support and who are in urgent need. This includes medicines, food, and crisis accommodation costs. The eligible visa holders need to contact the Red cross through email. We are going to discuss in brief about the Australian visa holders who can get government support.
Student and Training visas
Currently, the Australian Government does not provide financial support for Student Guardians, Student (SC500), or Training visas (subclass 407) holders.
However, the students who are working in the supermarkets can extend the working hours to meet the increase in demand. The students working in aged care can work for more hours.
Students who are in Australia for more than 12 months and find financial difficulty can get access to the Australian superannuation. If you are facing any trouble then talk to our migration agent. You can also discuss with them about the COVID-19 visa.
TSS subclass 482 and 457 visa
For both these visas, the government does not provide financial support. Additionally for the other visa types which include:
- Short Stay Activity (400 visas)
- Training visa (407 visas)
- Temporary Activity (408 visas)
- International Relations visa (403 visas)
The temporary visa holders can get access to up to $10,000 to assist themselves in the coronavirus crisis.
The visa holders of the subclass 820 and subclass 309 partner visas may be eligible to apply for the limited range of help which includes Dad and Partner Pay, Parental Leave Pay, Family Tax Benefit, and low-Income health care. Additionally, the permanent holders have to wait for 2 or 4 years after they arrive in Australia.
But, the waiting period is removed by the Australian government which is of great significance. The partner visa holders are eligible for Medicare.
Refugee and Humanitarian Visas
The applicant is applicable to apply for the financial help if they have the following visa types:
- Subclass 060 – Bridging visa F
- Subclass 790 – Safe Haven Enterprise visa
- Subclass 786 – Temporary (Humanitarian Concern)
- Subclass 449 – Humanitarian Stay
- Subclass 785 – Temporary Protection
Working holiday visa holders helping in the critical areas
There are around 118,000 people in Australia who are holding the working holiday visa and they can provide conditional work rights. The critical sectors of disability care, agriculture, processing, age, health, and childcare sectors are given flexibility.
The working holiday visa holders working in the critical sectors with one employer and eligible to apply for a further visa in these critical areas if the current visa is going to expire in the 6 months.
Some of the parent visa holders are eligible to apply for the Medicare and package support which includes:
- Contributory parent visa (subclass 143)
- Contributory Aged Parent visa- Temporary (subclass 884)
- Parent visa (subclass 103)
- Aged Parent visa (subclass 804)
- Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 173)