The Best Time for a Working Holiday in Australia

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Anyone looking to benefit from an immersive Australian experience needs to take advantage of a working holiday in Australia. An Australian working holiday is the perfect excuse to see and experience life in the Southern Hemisphere. From white sands to festival epicentres, untouched coastlines to internationally-renowned architecture, Australia delivers a diverse selection of sights and sounds, to captivate and impress … Read More

AU Working Holiday Visa Changes Nov 2018

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In good news for backpackers wanting to stay in Australia for a bit longer, the Australian government has announced the following changes for subclass 417 and 462 visa holders… From 5 November 2018, expanding the regional areas where subclass 462-visa holders can work in agriculture (plant and animal cultivation) to qualify for a second year of stay in Australia. Currently … Read More

How to Combine Study with Travel

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There are plenty of people who have no trouble staying in their home city. However, there are also plenty of people who dream of seeing the world and exploring new places. If you are one of the latter, don’t let your circumstances stop you. Even if you’re a student, you can pursue your dreams and travel somewhere without having to drop … Read More

Emigrating to Australia? You Need to Read This

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So your working holiday visa ran out but you fell in love with Australia and want to move here permanently? It’s a common occurrence and although there’s a lot of official paperwork to deal with there are other things to consider too. So I’ve put together some advice on emigrating to Australia to make it a bit easier. Like many … Read More

Temporary Skill Shortage visa (TSS) subclass 482

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How the March visa changes have impacted 457 visa holders The 18th of March 2018 marks the much anticipated end of the 20-year-old temporary skilled visa program (subclass 457) and the commencement of its replacement – the new Temporary Skill Shortage visa (TSS) subclass 482. The working and skilled visas (such as the 457, 186 and 187 visa) provided a … Read More

Volunteer Work New Zealand

All over New Zealand you’ll find lots of volunteering opportunities, from helping out at the SPCA to spending time in soup kitchens. However we’re going to focus on conservation volunteer work to help preserve and conserve New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna. For a once in a lifetime experience why not offer your time and skills to the New Zealand Department … Read More

7 Reasons Australia is the Perfect Working Holiday Destination

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Australia is, without a doubt, one of the most iconic backpacker destinations in the world. But, more than that, it is the original home of the working holiday. For decades, young people have been making their way down under in search of employment for a year. But, why Australia? What is it about this island that makes it so perfect … Read More

5 Reasons To Take 5 Minutes to Slow Down

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Our lives are non-stop. Whether that’s when we’re working or even when we’re travelling. Combine that with the time spent on the internet or social media, and we barely have enough time to take a few minutes to relax and breathe. Living life at 100 miles per hour can not only be exhausting; it can be damaging to our health. … Read More

Having trouble finding work in Perth? Read to find out why.

Western Australia (WA) has one of the highest unemployment rates in Australia. In November 2016 it had an unemployment rate of 6.9%, which decreased in February. The national unemployment level also rose earlier this year. The jobs market is becoming better in Perth and surrounding areas despite the national percentage rising. Current statistics show that WA is now only just … Read More

‘Sponsorship Visa’ Abolished by AU PM

This just in; The Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has abolished the 457 work visa; which is commonly used to sponsor skilled workers from overseas. The visa saw 45,000 people sponsored to work in Australia in the past year alone. The PM wants to push for an “Australians first” regime, in which Australians will be prioritised over foreign workers, when … Read More