AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENT
An Australian permanent resident is the name given to a non-citizen who is the holder of a permanent visa. A permanent resident can live, work, study without restriction in Australia.
Eligibility for Australian government services and benefits, for both citizen and non-citizens, is the responsibility of government agency with policy responsibility for the service or benefit. Some of these are:
- Social security
- Higher education loans program
- Citizenship conferral
- Migration sponsorship