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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 […]

“What happens to my visa, Mr Morrison?”​

I’m fortunate and proud to be an immigrant to Australia. I’ve adopted a lot of Australian habits, I eat avo on toast, I often put an ‘o’ on the end […]

Coronavirus: Foreign backpackers arriving in NZ say they won’t self-isolate

A number of European backpackers arriving in New Zealand on Monday morning have told The AM Show they will be continuing to travel around the country as planned, despite new […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs – as at 16 March 2020 AEDT – Tourism Australia

Q:     Why has the WHO declared the coronavirus a pandemic? A:   On 11 March the WHO characterised the coronavirus as a pandemic. In a Press Conference announcing its decision, […]

Bushfire recovery areas under the new WHM (417) visa announcement

It’s finally here, the bushfire recovery work regions which falls under the new Working Holiday Maker (417) visa announcement. Bushfire recovery work means work undertaken, including work undertaken on a volunteer […]