Heather Smaellie - Winner of the 2006 International Business Award
Presented by the International Business Council of Western Australiain recognition of an outstanding contribution by an individual to International Business benefiting Western Australia.
DIMIA has advised changes to policy and regulations from November 2005 for the Professional Development Visa and the Occupational Trainee Visa.
The Professional Development Visa allows professionals, managers and government officials from overseas to enter
to undertake professional development training. For more information please click here
Extending your stay
You may wish to extend your stay in Australia for further study, staying for graduation, a holiday, or migration.
Changing courses or education providers
If you want to change to a new course at the same level of qualification, you do not need to apply for a new Student visa unless your current visa is about to expire.
Working while studying
You and members of your family can apply for permission to work only after you have commenced your studies in Australia.