Alison and Ken Taylor
44 Roborough Avenue
Mount Eliza, Vic 3930

PO Box 826
Mount Eliza, Vic 3930 Australia

Telephone 61 3 9787 3245
Facsimile 61 3 9775 2142
Mobiles 0419 545 233
0439 324 501


Procedure for Guardianship and Welfare Supervision Services for Students Under 18 Years (as of 1 January 2003)

1.      Family makes contact with ESA through agent or directly
         Using the Application Form Provided

Charges are as follows (all inclusive of the GST)  Please note that not all of these services will be required.
      a.       Welfare Supervision:    First four weeks AUD 220
      b.       Weekly charge thereafter AUD   33
      c.       Additional services of a Bi-        
                Lingual Carer (if required) 1st four weeks
AUD 220
      d.       Weekly charge thereafter AUD   33
      e.       Homestay placement fee AUD 150
      f.        Homestay accommodation AUD 180 – 220 per week
      g.       Hostel accommodation (twin share, single,
                with/without meals)
AUD 125 – 300 per week
      h.       Airport greeting and transfer to  
AUD   88 – 165
      i.        International Bank Fee AUD   15

3.      On receipt of this information listed under No.1, ESA will issue an invoice, a letter to the student, an "Appointment of Welfare Supervisor and Consent" form and Homestay Application form, if required, by email or, if preferred, by fax.  

4.      The agent/client will then fax a copy of the cheque, bank draft, the direct deposit slip or telegraphic transfer slip, along with the student’s details, made out for the amount on the invoice to (613) 9775 2142

Banking Details for electronic transfer:
      SWIFT Code                                 NATAAU3303M
      National Australia Bank
      Mount Eliza Way, MOUNT ELIZA VIC 3930 Australia
      BRANCH Number:                        083 789
      EduCARE Services Australia Operating Account
      Account Number:                         45240 7637

6.      Welfare Supervision needs to be accepted by one parent who must sign the form and send it directly to ESA or to the agent, approving the welfare supervision arrangement.  This form must be accompanied by a copy of the inside of the parent’s passport and then be signed by Kenneth or Alison Taylor, taking responsibility for welfare supervision and also providing a copy of the inside of his/her passport.

      On receipt of proof of payment, ESA will notify the institution that welfare supervision is in place and documentation will be sent by the institution to the agent who can use it to apply for the Student Visa.

      A copy of these documents should be kept in the student’s files at the institution.

9.      Students needing to change address once they have commenced their studies, should advise a Director of ESA firstly, who will in turn advise the institution re approval.  The institution will then issue a letter which the student can take to DIMIA.


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