Changes to Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visas

Saturday, 19 November 2016

From 19 November 2016, Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) holders who work for three months in northern Australia in tourism and hospitality or agriculture, forestry and fishing will be eligible for a second Work and Holiday visa. The new arrangements will encourage Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa holders to travel and work across northern Australia. The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia issued a joint media release on 18 November 2016 annoucing the changes. Read the full media release here

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