Nursing students from Kerala protest in Melbourne

Deepti Sachdeva, NDTV, August 11, 2010 Melbourne - Around 300 students mainly from the state of Kerala protested in front of the Victorian Parliament house on Wednesday at 1:00 PM local time in Melbourne. The students were protesting against the new rules for nurses in Australia. Till July, before the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) was announced, the rule was that any nurse who has scored at least 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) could do a basic one-year course in nursing and get registration to work as a nurse in Australia. ... Nursing