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This policy is current as at 11/04/2021 12:46am, AEST. Please refer to policy library website (https://education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library) for an updated version.

Document history and details

Implementation Date


Reference Number


Approval Date


Superseded Documents

This policy supersedes School Visits by Overseas Students or Adults 96/174, December 1996.

Document History

Updated to include reference to volunteers, interns, teachers, and assistant teachers from overseas and detail how requests are dealt with.

6 December 2018 – updated references to volunteers, interns, teachers, and assistant teachers from overseas.

17 July 2018 – updated references to the visa subclasses to 500 from 571 due to changes made by Department of Home Affairs.

Changes since previous version

July 2020 – updated contact details, embedded new links to policy statement.

Other Reference Number


SCIS Number


Publication Data

Publicly Available


Policy Groups

Administration (Schools and student)

Leading and managing the school categories

Educational leadership

Subject Keywords

international students, international groups, hosting visits, short-term enrolments, educational groups, international groups, international volunteers, international interns, international teachers, international assistant teachers, practicum, language assistant teachers

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