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!

Qantas plans direct flight from London to Perth in 17 hours

Direct flights between London and Perth in 17 hours

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The airline Qantas offers today and since 2018 the possibility of a direct flight between London and Perth. This is the longest non-stop international...
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Working Holiday Visa age limit up to 35 years

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French, Canadian and Irish citizens up to and including, 35 years of age became eligible to apply for a Working Holiday visa (subclass 417...
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Australia International borders: Current Situation (September 2022)

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In December 2021 a first step towards the reopening of the Australian borders had been taken. Indeed foreigners holding one of the 28 visas...
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COVID-19 Australia: Travel Info | Work & Travel (July 2022)

Faced with this global virus, governments took unprecedented measures to limit the coronavirus spread. We tell you more about the current COVID-19 situation in...

Backpacker Tax Rates in Australia

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The backpacker tax has been discussed for several years in Australia. The debate started a couple of years ago and was finally settled by...

Visa fees refund for students and backpackers

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Australia reopened its borders on December 15, 2021 to a number of visas, including Working Holiday and student visas, which make up for the...
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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...
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Backpacker tax overturned by Federal Court – Australia

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Attention Backpackers, some amazing news for you all! On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, the Federal Court has ruled that the 15% Tax applied to...
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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...
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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...