Australia Offers Opportunities for Foreigners to Travel and Work in the Country
Varied landscapes, beautiful beaches, and pristine Outback region have often attracted travellers to visit Australia. Many traveling on a long holiday, prefer working as well so that they can fend for their living while holidaying in the country.
The country is not only an attractive destination for travelers but also a sought-after spot to work part-time or for a short while. Many backpackers therefore plan out a long holiday in the country where they work part-time and enjoy their holiday during their off-duty hours.
Australia offers work permit to travellers through Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) and Work and Holiday Visa (462 Visa).
Working Holiday Visa Holders can stay a year in Australia (possible to extend) with an opportunity to study for up to 4 months, work full time and travel! And don’t forget the WHV is often the best step before migrate to Australia and has many opportunities to get your Australian Qualifications approved.
Go to Australia offers free consultancy to working holiday makers in Australia. Go to Australia is a registered education agency and can give you personalised free support regardless of which working holiday study program you are interested in.
Here are some of the many benefits of being a member of the 12 month WTC Australia Program.
Working holiday makers must hold a passport of a country which has a reciprocal arrangement with Australia.
The Working Holiday Program provides opportunities for people between 18 and 30 from some countries (The United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, the Republic of Ireland, the Republic of Korea, Malta, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Finland, the Republic of Cyprus, Italy, Belgian and France.) to holiday in Australia and to supplement their travel funds through incidental employment.
The working holiday visa allows you to stay 1 or 2 years from the date of first entry to Australia, regardless of whether or not you spend the whole time in Australia.
You are allowed to do all kind of temporary or casual work.
Work for more than six months with any one employer is not permitted.
The working holiday visa provides a young person with a 12 months stay in Australia and enables them to have incidental employment to supplement their stay.
Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)
This visa is one of the popular visas that most travelers apply for while looking for work cum vacation in Australia. According to the subclass 417 Working Holiday visa, foreigners are allowed to take up short-term jobs or seasonal jobs while holidaying in the country. The visitors would be paid for their services and allowed to enjoy some perks as well. You may enroll for a fruit picking or packaging job and enjoy your stay at the farm land. You would require:
…And, you must apply within a year of your travel.
You must be:
You should not:
Remember, you can work for 12 months. You can also seek an extension of your visa if you can provide documents that say that you’ve worked 88 days at least on an agricultural work or specific work in a regional area in Australia. The visa does not allow visitors to work with the same employer for more than 6 months.
Work and Holiday Visa (462 Visa)
This visa is generally sought after by those looking for Au Pair jobs, voluntary works, or simply, work and travel jobs. The jobs are part time ones and one can also travel during their free time. The applicants must be:
Some backpackers consider wwoofing at an organic farm or check out a ranch at the Outback region. With valid visas, they can enjoy working during their holidays as well. To know more about work permit that travelers can are eligible to get, check with us.
Go To Australia helps international students, Working Holiday Makers and Travellers who are interested to study or work in Australia/New Zealand.
Choosing a study destination abroad that offers work opportunities has become a main deciding factor for many students. Students are looking for work to support their studies or to gain valuable international work experience, which will assist them get a job when they return home.
Brisbane and South East Queensland have one of the highest concentrations of tourism and hospitality in Australia, which provides students with a range of work opportunities. However, most students have little or no skills or work experience and lack confidence in their English skills to approach prospective employers. These days, employers usually request written proof of training or industry experience and are looking for confident English speakers who are motivated, enthusiastic, confident and responsible.
HIC and HTA (Hospitality Training Association of Australia) have developed a range of programs to provide a training ground for students to develop their English language and hospitality skills. Students who sucessfully complete this program are often provided with employment contacts and interviews in the local area, although it is the student’s responsibility to attend the interview and impress the employer with their new skills and enthusiasm.
Although there are no guarantees in securing work with or without these programs, students who have sucessfully competed this program have enjoyed a higher sucess rate in securing work.
English and Adventure Study Packages are available all year round and a great choice for your students travelling to Australia in the Summer Season.
Australian Internships is a specialist organisation dedicated to providing students and academic advisers with the most suitable internship options in Australia. A professional internship in Australia is a positive step in developing the skills and knowledge required for success in today’s global market.
Many of our past interns have found that the practical experience gained was a great advantage to their career development and lead to improved employment opportunities in their own country.
Interns often complete the practical requirement of their studies and gain credit for the internship in Australia. We ensure that all of the necessary academic documentation is completed for students wishing to gain academic credit for the internship.
With Australian Internships, you have an easy gateway to an exciting experience with one of the many organisations offering a professional industry training opportunity. Our friendly team is very experienced in helping people from all over the world.
Farmjobs for Working Holiday Maker
We are required to fill some positions in the area of Griffith, what we would like is to assist the growers in supplying labour for the area, due to shortage of local supply of labourers. we are hoping that some overseas tourist may want to fill the positions in the area we have to offer. the hostel is a working hostel, we do not make promises but we have a high success rate and we try to make our customers are helped in every way possible, from changing a tyres to getting a registration organised or their next job in their job in the next town city ( were ever possible ) check out.
We advise our students on suitable jobs and accommodations unlimitedly over the duration of the course.
Choose the reason, why you like to come to Australia, i.e.. Work in Australia, Travel, Study in Australia… And tell us all your ideas and questions via email.
We’ll send you information about discounts for your study, travel or work experience and more about our free services (international student enrolments, work experience placements, translations e.g.)
Please note, book first via us your chosen program i.e. Work in Australia, Travel, Study in Australia…
After you have paid your student fees and received the enrolment you can apply for a visa and then you may book via us your Air Ticket, Air Port Pick-up, Accommodation, Tours