Changes to Working Holiday visas sc417 and 462

– Extension of the period a holder may work with the same agricultural employer from six to 12 months.

– Introduction of a third year visa option for WHM, who from 1 July 2019 onwards complete six months of regional work in the second year.

– Increase the number of places available for Work and Holiday Maker program (subclass 462) by
lifting annual caps available to a number of countries participating in the subclass 462 visa program. in rural areas

This changes are driven by shortages of agricultural workers

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