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The following visas are for people aged between 18 and 30 from arrangement countries to have an extended holiday supplemented by short-term employment.

Working Holiday Visa

The Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa allows people to holiday in Australia and supplement their travel funds through incidental employment.

You could qualify for this temporary working holiday visa if you:

  • Are between 18 and 30 years old (before you turn 31) with exception of Canadian, French and Irish citizens who are between 18 and 35 years old.
  • Hold a passport from an eligible country.
  • Not accompanied by any dependents during your stay in Australia.

Eligible countries include:  Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders), Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan (other than an official or diplomatic passport), and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

You may also be eligible to apply for a second and third Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa if you meet certain visa eligibility criteria.

If you would like more information in relation to the Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa, please contact Lisa Vorbach today on 0416 084 889 or at lisa@travellingsouth.com.au.

Work and Holiday Visa

The Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) visa allows people to holiday in Australia and supplement their travel funds through incidental employment.

You could qualify for this temporary work and holiday visa if you:

  • Are between 18 and 30 years old (before you turn 31).
  • Hold a passport from an eligible country.
  • Not accompanied by any dependents during your stay in Australia.

Eligible countries include:  Argentina, Austria, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, United States of America, and Vietnam.

You may also be eligible to apply for a second and third Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) visa if you meet certain visa eligibility criteria.

If you would like more information in relation to the Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) visa, please contact Lisa Vorbach today on 0416 084 889 or at lisa@travellingsouth.com.au.