Working Holiday Visa Changes – Abundance of Talent at your fingertips!

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Attention, Companies Hiring in Australia: An Abundance of Talent at Your Fingertips

Are you noticing a surge in individuals flocking to Australia? You’re not alone! The allure of Down Under is undeniable. From its sunny climate to its higher minimum wage, Australia offers an enticing lifestyle for job seekers.

What’s even more exciting is that millions of potential candidates from the UK now have an even easier path to Australia and New Zealand. Recently, the age limit for a ‘working holiday’ visa in both nations increased from 30 to 35, rendering millions of Brits eligible for new horizons!

This visa modification is has been made possible through free-trade agreements established earlier this year between the UK and both Australia and New Zealand.

Additionally, the existing two-year limit on the visa has been extended. In New Zealand, individuals can now stay for up to three years, while in Australia, this extension will come into effect from July 1 next year. Furthermore, for those planning to travel back and forth between their home country and Australia/New Zealand, it’s worth noting that these three years of stay don’t have to be consecutive. And, previously, individuals seeking work in Australia on a visa were required to commit to 88 days of agricultural work per year. However, this requirement has been officially abolished, presenting an even greater incentive for potential job seekers to consider Australia.

So, what does this mean for your company? With an influx of eager and skilled talent from the UK now eligible to work in Australia, your organization has a unique opportunity to tap into this expanded labor pool. Whether you’re seeking professionals to fill specialized roles or entry-level candidates ready to contribute, the demand for labor in Australia is set to rise.

Don’t miss out on the chance to secure top talent. With recruitment partners in the UK, we are able to tap into the talent pools and line people up ready for you, prior to arrival!
Dont miss out, contact us today about sourcing overseas talent.