Working While Studying
Permission to Work arrangements for Student visa holders have changed.
See: New permission to work arrangements for student visa holders (57KB PDF file)
If you were granted a Student visa on or after 26 April 2008, you and your dependent family members will already have Permission to Work automatically included with your visa. Further information about on the conditions that apply to working while studying is available.
See: Conditions for Working While Studying
If you were granted a Student visa before 26 April 2008 and have not yet applied for Permission to Work, you and your dependent family members may only apply for Permission to Work after you have started your course in Australia.
See: How to Apply for Permission to Work
Australia does not require you to have a label in your passport to travel to, enter or remain in Australia.
See: About Your Visa
You can view your visa online using Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO). VEVO is a free internet service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It allows you, and your employer or education provider, to view your visa details online.
See: Visa Entitlement Verification Online
Tax file number
You must obtain a Tax File Number to be able to work in Australia. This is available from the Australian Tax Office.
See: How to apply for a tax file number - Individuals