A Non-eligible person is defined as:
a person who is not an Australian resident (definition provided from the determination)
(a) Australian resident means a person who resides in Australia and has permission to remain permanently – either because they are:
- an Australian citizen;
- a permanent residence visa holder; or
- a protected Special Category visa (SCV) holder.
(b) does not hold a valid Medicare card; or
(c) a person in respect of whom, or a person included in a class of persons in respect of which, there is in force an order under subsection 6(2) of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (Cwlth);
A Non-eligible Student means a person who meets the criteria as stated for a non-eligible person and is studying at an Australian university or training institute and holds current Overseas Student Health Cover.