Young people on special category (444) visas
A fact sheet for frontline staff working with young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds that have migrated to Australia on a Special Category (subclass 444) visa. This includes a large number of young people from Pasifika backgrounds.
This fact sheet is designed to provide workers with insight into the additional challenges young people residing in Australia on a 444 visa may face as a result of their visa status, as well as their entitlements and the referral options available to them. This visa category includes a large number of young people from Maori and Pacific Islander backgrounds.