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Attention Backpackers, some amazing news for you all! Yesterday, Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, the Federal Court has ruled that the 15% Tax applied to backpackers (Backpackers Tax) is invalid because in violation of bilateral agreements with certain...
The backpacker tax has been discussed for several years in Australia. The debate started a couple of years ago and was finally settled by reaching a compromise. Here are all the information you need to know about...
Since 2016, Work and Holiday Visa makers (subclass 462) are able to work in the Northern Australia in tourism and hospitality or agriculture, forestry and fishing to be eligible for a second and Work and Holiday visa....
The Australian Immigration announced  an evolution on the renewal of Working Holiday Visa (WHV / WHP) in Australia on the 1st May 2015. Now, voluntary work, known under the names HelpExchange (HelpX) and Wwoofing, will no...
We have some great news for the backpackers community. The Australian department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced some big changes for the Working Holiday Visa. Read on to find out how to benefit from...
The FairWork Commission has just announced good news for all Australian workers. As of July 1, 2019, an increase in the national minimum wage will come into effect. An increase to improve the quality of life for...
Finally some good news for Canadian and Irish Working Holiday Visa applicants. Indeed, the Australian immigration has announced that Canadian and Irish citizens up to 35 years old will now be eligible to apply for a Work and...
Also known as "Ayers Rock" Uluru is a sacred site that belongs to the Anangu Aboriginals in Australia. Even though tourists are allowed to enter the site there are some restrictions when it comes to taking photos or videos....
To assist employers and employees in Australia, the government has just launched a new application « Record My Hours ». Indeed, sometimes employers fail to keep employee's records of hours. This lack of records makes it difficult for an employee to address...
Desperately looking for a cheap place to stay in an Australian city? Well…cities like Melbourne and Sydney are usually quite expensive. Especially the rent for a room. The latest trend: luxury camping in Melbourne! . Expensive Rooms in Melbourne If you want to...

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