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!

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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...

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...

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...
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Farm work during the COVID-19 crisis

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?

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

Following the tragic events that recently struck the country, the Australian government has implemented temporary changes to the current laws in order to allow...

First Uluru Video Taken by a Drone

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

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...
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Backpacker tax overturned by Federal Court – Australia

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