Work in Australia
Things to be thankful to Australia for: the selfie, the dual flush toilet, the Hemsworth brothers, Australian working holiday visas! A lifeline for travellers aged 18-30 who want to see the world without plundering their savings, working holidays are a great way to earn money, improve your CV and live abroad for a year.
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How long can I stay in Australia for?
Initially you will be permitted to stay for a maximum period of twelve months from the date you enter the country, and you can work for any one employer for a maximum of six months. If you wish to stay in Australia for longer, you'll be able to qualify for a second year visa if you have completed the required three months of agricultural work, which backpackers usually complete on a farm.
Is there an age limit for working holiday visas?
Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of applying for the visa.
How can I find work in Australia?
The job market in Australia can be competitive and working holiday makers are all vying for the best jobs. The best way to find work quickly is with one of our Hello Australia starter pack
s which include job assistance, one to one support and accommodation.
What kind of jobs can I do in Australia?
The Working Holiday Visa allows you to work in all types of jobs, depending on your skills and preference. Popular roles are within the tourism, hospitality and agricultural sectors.
How much money do I need to take with me to Australia?
Upon entry to Australia you will need to be able to prove that you have funds to the equivalent of $5,000 Australian Dollar to support yourself.