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Reciprocal Healthcare Agreement between Ireland and Australia

Ireland and Australia have a reciprocal health care agreement (RHCA) that entitles visitors from Ireland to Australia to receive medically necessary treatment as public inpatients or outpatients in Australian public hospitals, on the same terms as Australian residents (i.e free of charge). Medically necessary treatment means and ill-health or injury which occurs while the individual…

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Irish Minister to speak at St Patrick’s Day Event

Minister Alan Kelly, TD will be speaking at the Ireland-Western Australia Forum Breakfast on St Patrick’s Day. The breakfast also features The Hon. Bill Marmion MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum. The Ministers will be joined by a panel of distinguished industry leaders led by Mr Chris Ellison, MD of Mineral Resources Limited. More information…

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St Patrick’s Day Greetings from Hon Irish Consul

The Honorary Consul of Ireland gives his St Patrick’s Day Greetings. It’s often said but it’s no less true – St Patrick’s day really is a great day for the Irish. The day assumes even more importance to those who are temporarily away from home or those of us who are firmly settled in WA.…

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The WA Resources Sector and The WA Economy: The outlook for 2014

This year’s St Patrick’s Day IWAF breakfast features The Hon. Bill Marmion MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum. Minister Marmion will be joined by a panel of distinguished industry leaders led by Mr Chris Ellison, MD of Mineral Resources Limited. Hon. Bill Marmion BE MBA MLA Minister for Mines and Petroleum A civil engineer by…

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Emigrant Support Programme Grants in Australia and New Zealand

Press Release The Ambassador of Ireland to Australia, Noel White, has announced the decision of the Government to allocate financial support to 15 organisations across Australia under the Emigrant Support Programme. Total funding this year for organisations in Australia alone amounts to over AU$590,000, an increase of over AU$100,000 on that provided in 2012. View…

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Cork Genealogical Society – Twentieth Anniversary

The Cork Genealogical Society are Celebrating their Twentieth Anniversary in March next year. To celebrate, they are holding a Genealogical Conference in Cork City. They would like to inform the many people of Irish descent and friends living in Australia who may be interested in tracing their Irish ancestors, that they may wish to come…

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Article – Admission Requirements for Overseas Lawyers

Below is a link to an article from The Brief, by Sabina Schlink – Convenor of the Admissions and Registration Committee, Legal Practice Board. It discusses the admission requirements for overseas Lawyers. Article – Admission Requirements for Overseas Lawyers

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