Critical Incident and International Students: Key Messages students should know

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Visas

Australian Student Visa

https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/apply-to-study/visas

Accommodation

Victoria

Victoria Consumer Affairs – Rental Information Videos

Rental information videos are available in 13 languages and they help explain the rights of renters, including:

  • what to expect when starting and ending a lease
  • how bonds and condition reports work, and
  • how to organise repairs.

Videos available in 13 languages…

2014 Competition

In order to assist students in their decision-making on accommodation, ISANA invited international students to create videos showcasing different types of accommodation, with the aim of helping other students to make informed choices.

Complaints and Appeals

Video

Employment

Fair Work Ombudsman 

Fair Work Ombudsman’s Fast Food, Restaurants and Cafes (FRAC) Strategy

New online interactive infographics for people covered by the Fast Food Industry Award 2010 and the Restaurant Industry Award 2010. They provide tailored information on a range of topics including:

  • Pay
  • Hours of work
  • Allowances
  • Leave
  • Termination

These tools can be accessed at www.fairwork.gov.au/fastfood and www.fairwork.gov.au/restaurant.

Fast Food Award 2010

Facebook: www.facebook.com/231118663603722/posts/421067852046863

Twitter: www.twitter.com/fairwork_gov_au/status/1136038202127425536

Restaurant Award 2010

Facebook: www.facebook.com/231118663603722/posts/360673921320406

Twitter: www.twitter.com/fairwork_gov_au/status/1136038208628592640

Safety

NSW

2018 – the NSW Police in partnership with the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) completed a Study NSW co-funded Partner Project to create safety videos for international students studying in NSW. There is one longer video which is also available in 13 segmented videos available in 9 languages (subtitles). The videos cover topics such as identifying police in NSW, reporting crime, beach safety, alcohol, road safety, domestic and family violence and personal safety.

International Student Centres / Hubs

Queensland / Brisbane: ‘The Edge’ at the State Library is the home of the Brisbane Student Hub.  It is a great drop in and work space for international students to use. Students can access help in the form of  information, advice and referrals on healthcare, employment, budget management, accommodation and legal services, as well as connecting students to local events and activities.

The Hub is open between 12-5pm  on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday or by appointment from Monday and Fridaybetween 9am-5pm. The website for more information is: https://mdaltd.org.au/brisbanestudenthub/

Legal Services

NSW

 

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