Working in Australia

10 Reasons to Visit Brisbane on Your Working Holiday Visa

You have just received your Working Holiday Visa to Australia and are deciding where your first stop will be…. Why not head straight to Brisbane in sunny Queensland? Here are 10 reasons to visit Brisbane: Brisbane is...

How to Handle Alcohol All over Australia: Getting an RSA Certificate

There are a lot of reasons why bar work is such a popular option for Working Holiday Makers: there’s plenty of it about in both urban and regional areas, most employers are used to...

8 Important Things to Know to Avoid Workplace Exploitation

Working holiday makers on 417 visas have been vulnerable to exploitation in a range of industries. In 2016 the Fair Work Ombudsman released the findings of an inquiry into the experiences of 417 visa-holders...

Free Beer, Food and Toilet Paper! Temptations in the Workplace

The challenges of managing ever dwindling funds are something all travellers can relate to. The need to find cheap or, even better, free, food can be all consuming (literally!). So much so, that it can override...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Moving Home to NZ

When I decided to leave sunny Sydney after 12 years and finally return home to New Zealand, I searched the net for a nice and neat moving checklist.  Surely the millions of Kiwis who...

Stay Connected with people2people New Zealand

With the opening of people2people’s first New Zealand branch in Auckland in September, this means that we are now better able to assist with your job search and staffing needs across Australia and New...

Working Holiday Makers to be taxed at least 32.5% from 1 July 2016

Despite numerous calls on the Federal Australian Government to reverse their previous announcement to tax certain temporary visa holders as non-residents, The 3 May 2016 Federal Budget contained no relief. Accordingly, from 1 July 2016,...

I Made a Mistake Filling in my Tax File Number Declaration Form

Lots of people make mistakes filling in their Australian Tax File Number (TFN) Declaration form.  This isn’t because people are stupid, it’s mostly because the form itself uses jargon and terms that pretty much...

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