The ‘Working Holiday Maker Program’ is a cultural exchange program that includes ‘Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462)’and ‘Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417). This program allows the young backpackers (travellers) to enjoy a long holiday in Australia and also earn in the mean time through short-term employment. However, only selected countries are the participants in this program. The member countries are different for both above mentioned working holiday visa categories.
On 31st July 2019, the Immigration Minister of Australia, Mr. David Coleman has announced to expand the Working Holiday Visa program of Australia to include 13 more countries among the participants in this program.
Here is the list of the countries which are to be added in the Working Holiday visa program soon.
Here is the difference between the two popular working holiday visas meant for the backpackers:
Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) – This particular visa is issued by the Australian government for 12 months. The work and holiday visa scheme includes mostly the developing nations, i.e. developing countries, such as, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Indonesia, China and Bangladesh. It required basic/functional level of English language proficiency from the applicant. In the list of new nations to be included in Working Holiday Maker Program of Australia, most countries including India are developing countries, hence, most of them are likely to be considered under Subclass 462 visa only.
Australian government is planning to extend the program in order to meet the demands for the workers from the regional businesses of Australia, i.e. workers needed to work on farms. Hence, the government wants new foreign workers (entering Australia after expansion of the visa program) to work in the regional areas of the country to meet the labour shortage issues, especially on farms.
Here are the key benefits of Subclass 462 visa:
As an applicant of this visa you needs to,
The visa fees of Subclass 462 visa is AUD 485. In INR it will be Rs.23, 110.01. Apart from the above fees, you will also have to pay the other charges, i.e.
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