System Message:

Australian Immigration Daily News

Breaking Australian immigration news brought to you by Migration Alliance and associated bloggers.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Posted by on in General
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Hits: 1505
  • 1 Comment

Australia Inc: The new campaign to attract working holiday makers

The Government has today announced a new campaign to attract more working holiday makers to Australia, helping to support our farmers and boost regional tourism.

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said Australia had a reputation as a top destination for working holiday makers, but more could be done to convince working holiday makers to pack their bags and book a flight to Australia.

“Working holiday makers are an essential part of Australia’s agricultural and tourism industries,” Minister Birmingham said.

“They’re absolutely critical to filling short-term workforce shortages in regional areas and they also inject over $3 billion into our economy each year.

“We know working holiday makers who travel to Australia, stay longer, spend more and travel further into regional areas than most other international visitors. They also importantly help fill seasonal roles in regional Australia, where farmers often struggle to source labour.

“Working holiday makers basically spend every dollar they earn while in Australia, in addition to the savings they bring here, creating more jobs for Australians in our tourism and hospitality industry.

“Whilst Australia is a highly desirable working holiday maker destination, research shows there are some barriers to travel, such as distance and a lack of understanding of the long-term benefits of a working holiday in Australia.

“This campaign ‘Australia Inc’ is aimed at demonstrating how living and working in Australia will make young people stand out from the crowd when they return home and benefit their long-term career and life goals.”

Australia Inc. will run through the United Kingdom, France and Germany and target young people who have a high likelihood of considering overseas travel with temporary work.

Source: New-campaign-to-boost-WHV-for-ag-and-tourism.pdf

Last modified on
Rate this blog entry:
0

Comments

  • Guest
    Johnrobs Friday, 15 March 2019

    Its amazing the support given to the Working Holiday visa when many of these kids are taking unskilled jobs not only in regional areas but also in the cities. If your kid is unable to get a job at the local servo or take-away, there is a high chance that job has been given to a working holiday visa holder. We don't need more working holiday visas, we need a visa for agriculture workers who are restricted to agricultural work throughout their visa. The current arrangements, where they are able to get a second WH visa through working 75% in Sydney and 25% of in Dubbo are farcical.

Leave your comment

Guest Thursday, 23 May 2019
Joomla SEF URLs by Artio

Immigration blog

Westpac Banner
Practitioner Alert! New DOHA Form.
All practitioners need to be aware of a recent req...
Continue Reading...
Jurisdictional error and "materiality"
Larney v Minister for Immigration & Anor&...
Continue Reading...
No Bridging Visa B but travel anyway??? What the....
I do not know what is happening but perhaps there ...
Continue Reading...
Australian Citizenship Instructions valid or invalid?
A recent decision of the Full Federal Court will b...
Continue Reading...
Updated information on South Australian and Western Goldfields DAMAs
South Australian State Government published furthe...
Continue Reading...