The cost of study in Australia is the highest among the top study destinations and has risen dramatically over the last decade, according to the recent Chaney report. The high dollar is thought to take the share of the blame, but fee hikes haven't helped. Some are now questioning whether claims that the Australian sector is on track for a rebound by 2020 are being overstated.
In Australia, a new report by IEAC, chaired by Michael Chaney, has suggested easing streamlined visa processing for all "low immigration risk providers" and reviewing the controversial GTE test. The government announced a new Ministerial Committee to ensure the advice will be used to build a "new blueprint for sustainable international education".