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Noah’s Backpackers Hostel in Bondi closes down amid coronavirus cluster scrutiny

A Sydney backpackers hostel has shut down, with its manager saying travellers have been unfairly targeted over a coronavirus outbreak in Bondi. Key points: Dylan Tenbrink says backpackers are being […]

Backpackers allowed to extend stays in Australia during coronavirus pandemic, temporary visa holders...

Backpackers will be allowed to extend their stays in Australia and temporary visa holders will get early access to their superannuation under changes being unveiled by the Federal Government today. […]

Coronavirus visa decision provides relief for backpackers as farmers receive unprecedented applicati...

Backpackers fleeing the capital cities for work on the land are reconnecting with former employers in a bid to stay safe and healthy while remaining in Australia to see out […]

Help those on temporary visas –

The Morrison government has just given over 2 million people on temporary visas an impossible decision –chip away at your retirement savings, or get out of the country.1 These are […]

Adventium Delayed Payments – Does it affect you?

A small group of the executives from Adventure Queensland (AQ), Backpackers Operators NSW (BOA NSW) & Adventure Tourism Victoria (ATV) have been catching up to discuss the concerns of members […]