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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I hold a Spanish passport and came to Australia 3 years ago to study a Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management in Gold Coast, QLD. My student visa expires in March 2019 when my Diploma is over. I'm interested in staying another year and I though of using the option of a 462 Work & Holiday...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hello! I was referred here from reddit as they said you guys would be better at answering some of my questions regarding my plans to move to Australia. A bit of backstory: I'm a 27 year old female from the US and my current plan is to get a WHV, complete my three months of specified work to...
  3. Visas and immigration
    I have been in Australia for about a year and a half studying. I have decided that I would like to stop studying here but would like to transfer to a Work and Holiday visa because I have not gotten to travel through Australia. I have not finished my studies here. My question is do I have to...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hey everyone! I am an Irish citizen and I applied for my work and holiday visa (417) in March 2017. I was then asked for a character statement and police clearance certificate which I submitted in April 2017. I heard nothing until June 2017 when my application was passed to the visa applicant...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello! This is my first post here and I have a question regarding the W&H application for people from the US. Because I don't have health insurance, would it be alright if I check no on the application? Or would that result in it being denied? Thank you.
  6. 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...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone! Ok so I have posted on here a few times but I have a few more questions.... Currently I am in South Australia on a WHV from the United States. Arrived Dec 31, 2016 so about 4 months in. My partner and I are wanting to file for a De Facto Partnership Visa at the end of my 12...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hey everyone I've recently started the application process for the visa 462 as an American citizen. I've gotten to the end of the app and have been asked for a bank statement, passport photo, copy of passport and copy of high school diploma. I have the photo and passport copy but I do not...
  9. International Travel
    Hi there! My boyfriend is Australian and trying to move with me to America. He's looking for a visa that will allow him to stay in the United States and work for a year. Does anyone have experience with getting these visas?
  10. New member introductions
    It's nice to meet everyone on here and I'm looking forward to exchanging conversations with everyone. So here's my story (kind of ridiculous and funny) I met a girl from New York about 5 months ago and we hit it off with explosive chemistry but before we met, she had already planned on...
  11. General chit-chat and news
    Hi All, I was wondering if having Aussie PR would be of use in travelling / getting tourism visas to other countries. Some countries enable Australian citizens to visit visit their countries for tourism / work purposes WITHOUT A VISA. Are there any countries that exempt Australian Permanent...
  12. Visas and immigration
    A little over 2 years ago, I(American) visited Australia for a few months on a Work and Holiday Visa 462. Unfortunately, I couldn't stay as long as I wanted and did not get a chance to work over there. I now have an opportunity to go back and work at a hotel. Will I have any issue getting...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I have been with my Australian partner for almost 2 years now. Currently we are living in the states together (sharing all financials, rent, etc.) and have been since June 2015. My contract is up with my company in September, 2016 and his work visa in the USA ends right before then...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I've recently applied for extension of my 6 months employment and I was wondering if anyone has done it recently. What was the response time? I am currently on Work and Holiday visa subclass 462 and already applied for de facto visa sibclass 820. The extension I've asked for is 5 weeks...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Hello! I am American, but currently living in Australia on a subclass 462 (work and holiday) visa. I have recently been accepted to a two year masters program here in Australia, but upon going to apply for a student visa, it appears that my current visa is just about the only one that doesn't...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, Please let me know if this is the wrong forum for this question. I decided to post it here because I am really looking for the opinions and stories of other people who are in the immigration process. The jobs board seemed more directed toward people currently looking for/hiring for...
  17. New member introductions
    Hello! New to the forums here obviously! Would like to introduce my self, I am Michael from Canada traveling abroad with my girlfriend Sydney and we have plans and high hopes of making our way down under on a working holiday. Before we make attempts to get a visa we were hoping to try and work...
  18. Visas and immigration
    I applied for a work and holiday 462 visa about 3 weeks ago. I was emailed a few days later asking about proof of diploma which I sent, but haven't heard anything back. I'm nervous because the part of the visa that asks about convictions.. I've been arrested (when I was 20 for underage drinking)...
  19. Visas and immigration
    I am 43 and am retired U.S. Army. I'm currently in Australia on a 12 month Holiday Visa. I'm wondering if there is a way to request my Holiday Visa to be upgraded/changed to a Work Visa. I am living with my girlfriend and want to know if this is possible to do so I can get a job and help out...
  20. Jobs and work
    Hello me and a friend are looking at going over the Aus for a year (dec 2013 to dec 2014) to make some money, we both have family around the Melbourne and Sydney areas. From South Africa and just out of high school (I have Alevels though) How would I go about getting a work permit/Visa or...
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