Archive for the ‘visa’ Category

Female backpackers signal liking for traffic control in search of second-year WHV

Posted on: June 4th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Rather than working on orchards or cattle farms, word has spread among female backpackers in the Top End about another industry that’s on the move. The young women are opting [...] read more...

Visa overstayers fly under the radar during federal election campaign

Posted on: May 28th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Gold Coast is a famous destination for visitors from around the world, but its attraction sometimes means people stay a little too long. So while major political parties often [...] read more...

What is Australia Inc? The new message to WHM from TA

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 2 Comments

WHAT IS AUSTRALIA INC.? ( Tourism Australia’s message to potential Working Holiday Makers). Australian Inc. of course is not a real company but rather a conduit to the (already existing) jobs and experiences offered [...] read more...

Bring out the baklava, here come the Greeks

Posted on: March 27th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Young Australians will more easily be able to holiday, work and study in Greece with reciprocal Work and Holiday arrangements set to commence on 1 July 2019. Five hundred places [...] read more...

Regional visa program extended, but farmers unimpressed

Posted on: March 21st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

An attempt to address worker shortages in agriculture has been dismissed by farmers as “meaningless”. Key points: 18 new occupations announced as eligible for skilled worker visas in regional AustraliaOccupations [...] read more...