Archive for the ‘WORKING HOLIDAY VISA’ Category

Australian Taxation Office appeals against the backpacker tax

Posted on: November 26th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Australian Taxation Office has appealed to the Full Federal Court against the decision in the matter of Addy v Commissioner of Taxation. This decision relates to whether a working holiday [...] read more...

Check out this working holiday job applicant: topless!!

Posted on: November 26th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Lukas Giakintzis posted a public call out asking for advice about farm jobs The Greek/German backpacker wants farm work to extend his Australian visaMr Giakintzis is seeking accommodation and a ‘warm, [...] read more...

Industry calls for tax to be dumped as workers disappear

Posted on: November 26th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

TAXING backpackers higher than other staff is bad for business. That’s the message from the agriculture industry after the Federal Court found the Federal Government’s Backpacker Tax couldn’t be applied [...] read more...

Working in Australia for $3 an hour — life on the working holiday visa

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

There’s a subclass of workers in Australia being paid as little as $3 an hour, but there’s nothing strictly illegal about their situation. Key points The working holiday visa program [...] read more...

Federal Government should repeal its failed Backpacker Tax

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

AUSVEG, Australia’s peak industry body for the vegetable industry, has called on the Federal Government to repeal the controversial Backpacker Tax in full, following the Federal Court’s decision that it [...] read more...