Very often, after getting PR people plan a visa validation trip. The sole intention of this trip is to complete the formality of visiting Australia before the initial entry date and keep the PR visa active for the next 5 years. Often such trips are short, ranging from one week to a month. Despite such a short duration, many people want to complete a lot of activities on their checklist. I know it’s very tempting to finish off as many tasks as possible. But you should wait till you move to Australia permanently before you complete some of these tasks.
Let’s look at the 5 activities which you MUST NOT do on your visa validation trip to Australia.
Register For Medicare
Medicare is publicly funded health care system run by Australian Government which provides free health care services to Australian citizens and permanent residents. As it is free and there is no compulsion to buy private insurance to cover yourself against health issues while in Australia,