Overview

Working Holiday

Visa Options

The Working Holiday and Work and Holiday programs encourage cultural exchange and closer ties between arrangement countries by allowing young people to have an extended holiday supplemented by short-term employment.

What's New?

Recent changes and announcements about the Working Holiday and Work and Holiday programs.

Fact Sheets

There are a number of fact sheets available which provide more information on temporary residence options in Australia, including the Working Holiday and Work and Holiday programs.

Working in Australia

Information on finding employment, specified work, rates of pay and employer obligations if you choose to work in Australia under the Working Holiday and Work and Holiday programs.

Working Holidays Overseas for Australians

Australia has reciprocal working holiday visa programs with many countries. All countries have the same basic requirements. However, there are a few extra requirements if you want to have an extended working holiday in Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, the USA or Uruguay. You should contact your nearest foreign mission of the country you want to travel to for full details about application requirements.

Last reviewed Tuesday 19 November 2013

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