Archive for the ‘WHV’ 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...

Tourism Australia and STA Travel team up to promote Australia Inc.

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Tourism Australia has teamed with up with STA Travel in the UK to roll-out a month-long roadshow as part of the Australia Inc. campaign to promote working holidays Down Under. Running until [...] read more...

Mildura labour hire operator jailed

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A MILDURA labour hire operator has been jailed for six months for tax fraud offences related to ‘phoenix activity’ in the horticulture industry. Suleyman Erdogan, 51, was convicted in the [...] 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...

Farmer slammed on social media asking backpackers to work for free

Posted on: April 1st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Farmer Heather Davidson used Facebook to find volunteers to work on her farmMs Davidson is looking for backpackers to work six days a week for freeShe was slammed on social [...] read more...