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462 Second Year Visa – Massive Update!


Great News for 462 Work and Holiday Visa Holders and getting a second year Work and Holiday Visa. From November the 18th you will be able to complete work that counts towards your 88 days regional work. The difference with this regional work is that it must be in tourism, agriculture or hospitality in northern Australia (NT and WA – north of the Tropic of Capricorn).   A leading migration agent has notified us of this change. If you have any questions about the 462 work and holiday second year visa please don’t hesitate to contact us and we can Read more

Second Year Visa Rules Could Change


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Regional Operators are looking for new in occupations to be added “ specified work” list that allow workers on the 417 Working Holiday Visa to stay another year and obtain the second year working holiday visa. Regional restaurants, caravan parks, motels are amongst the stake holders pushing for this too happen. Backpacker Jobs- Second Year Visa   Letting backpackers work in tourism to extend their stay in Australia was an idea suggest by the Labor Government back in 2012. Legislation currently requires the backpacker jobs to be in the following sectors: Plant and Animal Cultivation ( Fruit Picking Jobs) Fishing Read more