Archive for the ‘WORKING HOLIDAY VISA’ Category

Backpackers, bushfires and Blazeaid

Posted on: February 26th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Backpackers will be granted ­special visa benefits to help rebuild homes, fences and farms in bushfire-ravaged communities under an overhaul of the working holidaymaker program aimed at fast-tracking reconstruction and [...] read more...

New rules for backpackers helping with bushfire recovery

Posted on: February 24th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Foreign backpackers and others on working holiday visas will be able to help bushfire- affected communities get back on their feet following changes announced last week by the Morrison Government. [...] read more...

Rising from the ashes – BYTAP initiative

Posted on: January 21st, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Federal Government splashes the cash for the tourism sector, while BYTAP calls for action on WHM program to assist with bushfire recovery. The bushfire recovery effort for the tourism sector [...] read more...

Governess jobs hard to fill, as outback parents fear their children not prepared enough for high school

Posted on: December 17th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A profession that laid the foundations for Australia’s first saint, Mary McKillop, is as important today as it was more than a century ago. Key points: Governesses are employed to help [...] read more...

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...