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“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 […]

Bushfire recovery areas under the new WHM (462) visa announcement

March 16th, 2020 No Comments

Bushfire recovery work means work undertaken, including work undertaken on a volunteer basis, to assist with bushfire recovery efforts in an area mentioned including:  (a) construction, farming, or any other […]