19/10/15 - Student loans available to special category visa

Prime minister Mr. Turnball has announced extended New Zealanders (currently on special category visa holders) living in Australia since childhood to have access to student loans. This bill is expected to pass in 2016. This will make around 2600 eligible loans to study at Australian Universities or other tertiary institutions. Prime minister of New Zealand, Mr. Key welcomed tyhe annoucned but it made more clear more needed to be done in Australian-New Zealand relations.