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Tasmanian accused of paying backpackers $1.35/hr

A Tasmanian has been accused by The Fair Work Ombudsman of paying backpackers as little as $1.35 an hour for working in his hardware store and cafe in Queenstown, Tasmania. […]

Vege growers want all the backpackers for themselves

Right now Working Holiday Makers must spend 88 days working in the agriculture, mining or construction industry to be eligible to extend their visa for a second year. Regional tourism […]

Indian visitors can now apply online

Indian visitors to Australia can now apply for visas online with the Australian government beginning an online visa trial. Under the programme, the subclass 600 visa (which covers tourists and business […]

New Zealand’s international visitor arrivals

For the four weeks ended 2 November 2014 Total international visitor arrivals was up 6% compared to the same four-week period last year. Countries UP include: China 46%, India 27%, Japan […]

Work and Holiday Visa for Chinese Youth

This week saw Australia’s relationship with China grow, not just from the exchange of natural resources, but in a strategic relationship centred around travel and cultural exchange. China has offered […]