Newly arrived migrants require assistance in accessing information and resources on various areas of education, be it further research in their own field of speciality; higher education; skills recognition; labour market regulations; training needs and opportunities; skills development and other allied areas.
Australian scholarships is an Australian Government initiative that provides opportunities for students from the Asia Pacific region. It brings under one umbrella existing scholarships program managed by AUSAID and the Department of Education, Science and Training – DEST.
For enquiries on recognition of overseas qualifications, call – 1800-020-108 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For all enquiries regarding education and training ( eg: TAFE, Apprenticeships; Migrant Adult English Education etc;) the NSW Department of Education and Training would be the best source. Migrant Resource Centres located around Sydney, and the Local Councils could also be another primary source of general information.