How to Find Work Straight Away on an Australian Working Holiday Visa

If you've recently arrived in Australia, it can be a minefield trying to find a job that will: A. Pay the bills B. Be in an enjoyable environment with like-minded people C. Give you an experience of...

24 Hours in the World’s Most Liveable City, Melbourne

I moved to Melbourne in 2013 and I have loved every single second I have spent in this city. I go to RMIT eleven hours a week and work one day a week at Loud...

News from the Australian Federal Budget for Working Holiday Makers

The Australian Federal Budget was handed down on 12 May 2015 by the then Australian Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey. If you are coming to work in Australia as a working holiday maker from 1...

10 Best Day Trips out of Sydney

Since arriving in Sydney in January 2015 on my working holiday visa, I've been putting together (and beginning to tick off) a list of must do day trips whilst I’m in living in the...

Which Countries are Eligible for an Australian Working Holiday Visa?

If you are considering applying for a working holiday visa in Australia, you must hold a valid passport from one of the countries below. 417 Working Holiday Visa (see further requirements): Belgium Canada Republic of Cyprus Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Hong Kong Special...

How to Keep Your Temp Job in the Silly Season

You are here on holiday, and perhaps this is your first southern hemisphere Christmas.  The novelty of being able to stay out late in your shorts and T-shirt in December will very likely lead...

One in 20 Working Holiday Makers given 457 Visas

Two-thirds of 457 visa workers have secured jobs that did not have to be advertised to Australians. There has been a long debate about Australia's reliance on overseas workers, and new Immigration Department statistics reveal...

Australian Government Investigating Exploitation of Working Holiday Farm Workers

Farmers are being warned they could be held liable for the underpayment of workers on their farms, even if they're employed through labour hire companies. The Fair Work Ombudsman is cracking down on the exploitation...