Working holidaymakers in Australia assisting with bushfire disaster recovery can now work for up to 12 months with the same employer or organisation.
The previous time limit was six months unless you requested permission from the Australian government.
What are the requirements for the Australian working holiday visa?
You must be between 18-30 years old, or 18-35 if you are Irish, French or Canadian passport holder
Your passport must be valid with at least six months until renewal
You must show sufficient funds to support yourself when you arrive (around AUD $5,000)
You should not have any criminal convictions
You should hold a passport from an eligible country
Meet the health criteria- you should not have any substantial medical issues
Which countries are eligible for the Australian working holiday visa?
If you do not see your country above, you will need to contact your visa agent or your embassy for further details on how you may be able to work and travel in Australia.
Australian Working Holiday Visa Duration
Both of these visas allow you to stay in Australia up to 12 months, and work for one employer for up to six months, study for up to four months and leave and re-enter Australia while the visa is valid.
If you are looking for a once in a lifetime adventure in a country with magnificent cities, heading off for Australia is a great choice. Start planning your 2021 working holiday trip now. Apply for your Australian visa today.