In a landmark development, India and Australia have set up a task force for qualifications recognition between the two countries, which stakeholders hope will "lead to tangible outcomes in the near future".
Australia has announced visa rebates for international students arriving in the country over the next eight weeks, in addition to removing limits on how long student visa holders are permitted to work.
Thought leaders, practitioners, and key stakeholders in the international education sector in Australia and New Zealand, deep dived into ideas for reset and recovery of the sector, during the recently concluded 32nd ISANA Conference.
A lack of a coordinated return plan by Australia might be giving a confusing signal to current offshore and prospective students, however stakeholders also say that flights to NSW and Victoria planned in 2021 can build momentum for other state and territories. Manu Prakaash takes the temperature across Australia.