Posts Tagged ‘backpackers’

Noah’s Backpackers Hostel in Bondi closes down amid coronavirus cluster scrutiny

Posted on: April 8th, 2020 by Mike Barrow 4 Comments

A Sydney backpackers hostel has shut down, with its manager saying travellers have been unfairly targeted over a coronavirus outbreak in Bondi. Key points: Dylan Tenbrink says backpackers are being [...] read more...

Backpackers allowed to extend stays in Australia during coronavirus pandemic, temporary visa holders to get access to super

Posted on: April 8th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Backpackers will be allowed to extend their stays in Australia and temporary visa holders will get early access to their superannuation under changes being unveiled by the Federal Government today. [...] read more...

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...

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...

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...