Ole ole ole – more Argentinians can now come to AustraliaJune 27th, 2017 | | industry
The number of young Australian and Argentine nationals able to visit each other’s countries under Work and Holiday arrangements (462 visa) will increase from 700 to 1500 annually from 1 July 2017.
The reciprocal work and holiday arrangement allows young people from Argentina, aged between 18 and 30, to holiday for up to 12 months in Australia and undertake short-term work.
The same reciprocal conditions allow young Australians to work and holiday in Argentina. Australia currently has reciprocal working holiday maker arrangements in place with 39 countries.
“This reciprocal arrangement will provide more opportunities for cultural exchange and offers positive experiences for young adults of Australia and Argentina,” Assistant Minister Hawke said. .
“Since 2012, both countries have worked closely to make this programme a success, and today’s increase reflects the positive growth between our nations.” Mr Hawke said.
Among other requirements, the Work and Holiday visa requires applicants to hold or be studying towards tertiary qualifications and to speak functional English.
More information on the Work and Holiday visa programme is available at border.gov.au
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