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