If you want to holiday and work in Australia for up to a year, The Work and Holiday (Temporary) visa (subclass 462) is the correct visa type for you. Primarily, this temporary visa encourages cultural and foreign exchange between Australia and eligible partner countries.
If you have completed specified subclass 462 work in northern Australia in tourism and hospitality or agriculture, forestry and fishing you can apply for a second Work and Holiday visa.
You might be able to get this visa if you:
- are at least 18 but not yet 31 years of age
- don’t have a dependent child with you at any time during your stay in Australia
- Are a permanent citizen of:
- China, People’s Republic of
- Czech Republic
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
Global visa processing times
75 percent of applications processed in 34 days
90 percent of applications processed in 80 days