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  1. Jobs and work
    Hi there! I am currently in South Australia on a Work and Holiday Visa (462) and I am wanting to apply for a second year! I unfortunately have a small window of time to complete my 3 months work so I am trying to get as much info and plan it all ahead of time. I know that the work just has to...
  2. Jobs and work
    With the latest data showing that Victoria is the fastest growing state in Australia, the Northern Territory has announced a series of investment to attract more people to the top of the nation. Across the states and territories, Victoria is leading the way in terms of both the rate of...
  3. International Travel
    Officials in Northern Australia hope that more young people from countries across the world will visit the region in 2017 on working holiday visas and point out that recent changes will allow them to stay longer if they wish. This part of Australia has suffered from a lack of visitors and...
  4. Jobs and work
    Backpackers looking to work in Australia can now apply for a second 12 month visa if they find jobs in certain industries in the northern part of the country. As part of a commitment to develop northern Australia, the Government wants to attract more people to the region and the new visa...
  5. Jobs and work
    Australian tourism businesses across Northern Australia will now be able to employ seasonal workers from abroad to help fill seasonal labour shortages. Employment Minister Michaelia Cash said the pilot scheme will help boost the sector and unlock the potential of the vast area. Indeed, Tourism...
  6. Visas and immigration
    A series of new initiatives in Australia are being put in place with the aim of making locations outside of capital cities more attractive to long term settlement. It is well known that overseas job seekers tend to want to live in the big cities like Sydney and Melbourne but the government is...
  7. International Travel
    Young people from around the world are being encouraged to look to the north of Australia as part of their time in the country. The government of Australia's Northern Territory is launching a new marketing initiative in the New Year aimed at boosting the number of backpackers visiting the...
  8. Jobs and work
    Skilled and semi-skilled overseas workers looking for work in North and West Australia could find it easier to be sponsored for a 457 visa under new arrangements to combat serious job shortages. The federal government is set to make it easier for employers across Northern Australia to import...
  9. Visas and immigration
    The government's vision for developing northern Australia is an exciting nation-building opportunity that, if managed well, can help provide the whole country with a more prosperous and secure future, it is claimed. According to the Business Council of Australia developing the region will...
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