Useful links

Australian government organisations

Department of Home Affairs

The Department of Home Affairs has information for individuals and travellers entering and leaving Australia.

Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS)

The ESOS Act establishes legislative requirements and standards for the quality assurance of education and training institutions offering courses to international students who are in Australia on a student visa.

NSW government organisations

NSW Department of Education

NSW Department of Education

NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

In NSW, NESA will aim and monitor the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and school standards.

School Finder

The school finder assists in locating and provides information for you ideal NSW government school.

NSW government transport

Transport NSW

Temporary residents may be eligible for free or subsidised travel, depending on their visa subclass, through the School Student Transport Scheme.

Opal Card

This smartcard ticket makes getting around on public transport easy.

Living and health

Homestay providers

See the list of our preferred homestay providershere.