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

March 16th, 2020 | | 462 visa

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 work in association with recovery or restitution of land, property, farm animals or wildlife; and (b) providing support services or assistance to people living, working or volunteering in the affected areas. 

For the definition of specified subclass 462 work in regulation 1.03 of the Regulations: 

(a) the areas of Australia, for the kinds of work mentioned in the following Schedules, that are within a postcode mentioned in Column 2 for the State or Territory listed in Column 1 for that item in the following table, are specified: 

(i) Schedule 1 – Tourism; and 

(ii) Schedule 2 – Agriculture, and 

(iii) Schedule 3 – Construction

QLD 4472; 4478; 4481; 4482; 4680; 4694; 4695; 4697; 4699 to 4707; 4709 to 4714; 4717; 4720 to 4728; 4730 to 4733; 4735 to 4746; 4750; 4751; 4753; 4754; 4756; 4757; 4798 to 4812; 4814 to 4825; 4828 to 4830; 4849; 4850; 4852; 4854 to 4856; 4858 to 4861; 4865; 4868 to 4888; 4890 to 4892; 4895 
WA 0872; 6537; 6642; 6646; 6701; 6705; 6707; 6710 to 6714; 6716; 6718; 6720 to 6722; 6725; 6726; 6728; 6740; 6743; 6751; 6753; 6754; 6758; 6760; 6762; 6765; 6770 
NT All postcodes in the Northern Territory 

Agriculture and Construction 

New South Wales

2311 to 2312; 2328 to 2411; 2420 to 2490; 2536 to 2551; 2575 to 2594; 2618 to 2739; 2787 to 2898

Victoria

3139; 3211 to 3334; 3340 to 3424; 3430 to 3649; 3658 to 3749; 3753; 3756; 3758; 3762; 3764; 3778 to 3781; 3783; 3797; 3799; 3810 to 3909; 3921 to 3925; 3945 to 3974; 3979; 3981 to 3996

Queensland

4124 to 4125; 4133; 4211; 4270 to 4272; 4275; 4280; 4285; 4287; 4307 to 4499; 4510; 4512; 4515 to 4519; 4522 to 4899

Western Australia

6041 to 6044; 6055 to 6056; 6069; 6076; 6083 to 6084; 6111; 6121 to 6126; 6200 to 6799

South Australia

All postcodes in South Australia

Tasmania

All postcodes in Tasmania

Northern Territory

All postcodes in the Northern Territory

Norfolk Island

All postcodes in Norfolk Island

For all areas and related bushfire recovery work, go to the following link:

https://migrationalliance.com.au/images/easyblog_images/5725/LIN20104.pdf

Source: Department of Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

Sourced by Mike Barrow