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Working holiday visa Australia

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Work and travel across Australia

Working Holidays are the best way to earn money while you travel through Australia. Plus, they have the added bonus of enhancing your skill set and making your CV more desirable to employers back home. Australia's a huge country, so if you want to see it all in one hit, you’re going to need a lot of funds. Working your way around the country with an Australia Working Visa is the best way earn some cash and make the most of your time Down Under.

Why choose a Working Holiday Visa?

Sometimes stepping outside of your comfort zone can be daunting, but opting to work abroad whilst travelling is possibly the greatest adventure you could have. Learn new skills, meet amazing people and earn while you do it to fund your travels! Broaden your horizons and let us help you to secure that all important Working Holiday Visa Australia to kick start what could possibly be the greatest experience of your life.



Working Holiday Visa

From £365

We can help secure a working holiday visa, allowing you to live and work in Australia for up to 12 months hassle-free. When you buy a working holiday visa, we'll throw in an STA Work Pack to help you set up a bank account, tax file number and superannuation account, as well as helping you with your tax and superannuation refund upon your return.

Australia Bush Fire Relief

Backpackers on a working holiday visa can now stay longer! If you choose to help out and volunteer on farms affected by the bushfires, you can work in the same place for up to 12 months at a time (previously 6 months). It will also help you when applying for your second year working holiday visa. 


Expert help

• Get expert advice on your visa requirements
• Professional support throughout your Visa Application process
• Avoid the hassle and costs relating to travelling to the embassy to drop-off and collect your passport
• Safe and efficient courier service, so no worry about your passport getting lost

Please note STA Travel is non-affiliated with any governments.

Typical work whilst travelling Australia

Barista wages in Australia


Get your caffeine highs and see those bank account zeros rise, earning $17-25 an hour working in coffee shops.

Bar work wages in Australia

Bar work

$17-25 per hour, plus tips and an awesome social life? Laughing all the way to the bank. Plus, free digs in some rural areas.

Hospitality wages in Australia


$17-25 per hour plus tips, with corporate hospitality and big events such as the Melbourne Cup paying up to $50 an hour!

Office admin wage in Australia

Office work

Admin roles can pay $20-30 per hour; or upwards of $35 if you're already experienced in PR, recruitment or marketing.

labouring wage in Australia

Labour and farming (including regional work)

Around $30 an hour, or more with trade experience. Farm work can vary, with fruitpicking often paid by how much you pick.

shop work in australia

Shop work

Earn between $19-25 an hour, plus some pretty good staff discounts and instant popularity amongst your new friends.

How much does a working holiday visa cost?

You can buy an Australia working holiday visa for £365. This allows you to live and work in Australia for 12 months, study for up to 4 months and leave/re-enter the country any number of times whilst the visa is valid.

For your application to be successful, you must have the equivalent of $5,000 (plus extra for a flight home if you haven’t booked a return ticket) in your bank account when you travel.

Can I stay longer than 12 months?

If you’d like to stay in Australia beyond 12 months, you may apply for a second working holiday visa. To qualify, you must be aged between 18 and 31 and have worked at least 88 days of farm work, fruit picking or construction work in regional Australia during your first year. 

Can I study on a working holiday visa?

Of course! You can study for up to 4 months on an Australia working holiday visa.

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