Posts Tagged ‘working holiday visa’

Visa changes to help farmers find workers

The Australian Prime Minister has announced proposed changes to working holiday visas during his visit at a strawberry farm in southern Queensland. Changes to the Working Holiday Visa People with working holiday visas (including the subclass 417 Working Holiday visa or the subclass 462 Work and Holiday visa) will be able to stay in Australia for…

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Fair Work Ombudsman recovers $746,000 in unpaid wages

Chef cooking food in a wok

Source: Smartcompany The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has asked consumers to consider the real price of cheap food after recovering $746,203 in unpaid wages for almost 400 workers including migrants in recent blitz of sushi restaurants. The FWO has audited 45 sushi businesses in NSW, Queensland and the ACT, finding widespread non-compliance with workplace laws…

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6 Month Work Rule Extended for Working Holiday Makers

Working Holiday Makers (WHMs) will now be able to work for the same employer for longer than 6 months while on the same working holiday visa, as a result of changes to the 6 month work rule introduced on 27 March 2017. What is changing? Until now, WHMs were limited by condition 8547 to work for a…

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