Changes for Working Holiday Makers (Subclass 417)

By October 16, 2016 news No Comments

There are to be several beneficial changes for working holiday maker visa holders in 2017:

 

The maximum age eligibility will increase to 35;

There will be expanded work rights:

Application fees to reduce; and

A more beneficial taxation arrangement.

 

This follows on from the exposing some employee abuse by parts of the agricultural industry.  There is now likely to more scrutiny of employers to ensure all legal employee terms and conditions are met.

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