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» Character & Medical Requirements
To be eligible for a Work and Holiday visa, you must be considered to be of good character. In addition, some Work and Holiday Visa applicants must meet health requirements.
For the purposes of Work and Holiday Visas, being of good character means that you must not present a significant risk that you will engage in criminal conduct in Australia. You must not be at risk to harass molest, intimidate or stalk another person in Australia; vilify a segment of the community; incite discord in the community; represent a danger to the Australian community, or any part of the Australian community.
In addition, you must not have a substantial criminal record. You may have a substantial criminal record if you have been:
A medical test (i.e. a medical examination which may include a chest x-ray, HIV, Hepatitis B and/or Hepatitis C test) may be required if:
Depending on the circumstances, the Australian Government office has the right to add further health requirements at the discretion of the visa processing officer.
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