News in Australia

Be up to date. Here you will find all the news from Australia that are relevant for backpackers! All news at a glance!

borders opening in Australia

Australia International Travel ban and plan to open borders (July 2021)

On 2nd July 2021, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said National Cabinet had agreed to a program to reopen borders. Indeed, National Cabinet agreed...

UK – Australia free Trade Deal & changes to Working Holiday...

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On 15 June 2021, Morrison and Johnson held a joint press conference to announce the in-principle agreement, which could boost the Australian economy by...
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COVID-19 Visa (subclass 408) and measures for WHV makers in Australia

The current COVID-19 situation in Australia also affects most backpackers. Some have decided to return to their country and others have chosen to stay...

Covid-19 : Measures taken by Australia and current situation (May 2021)

The coronavirus which appeared in December 2019 in China is today a global issue. It has crossed borders and several countries are now in...
farm work COVID-19

Farm work during the COVID-19 crisis

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The coronavirus has changed our lives and brought a lot of uncertainty. If you are a backpacker, you may have had to change your...
Jobs Australia COVID-19

Where to find Jobs in Australia during the COVID-19 crisis?

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Just like the rest of the world, Australia is hit by the COVID-19 virus. Thousands of people have lost their jobs in Australia due...
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WHV Australia: specified work in disaster affected areas

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Following the tragic events that recently struck the country, the Australian government has implemented temporary changes to the current laws in order to allow...
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First Uluru Video Taken by a Drone

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Also known as "Ayers Rock" Uluru is a sacred site that belongs to the Anangu Aboriginals in Australia. Even though tourists are allowed to...
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Fair Work’s App to record your hours and fight underpayment

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To assist employers and employees in Australia, the government has launched an application « Record My Hours ». Indeed, sometimes employers fail to keep employee's records of...
tax backpacker australia

Backpacker tax overturned by Federal Court – Australia

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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...