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The destination

For young travellers seeking an unforgettable and life changing experience, Australia boasts some of the world’s most amazing and unique tourism products and experiences. From breath-taking nature, pristine beaches, vibrant cities to one the oldest continuous living indigenous cultures on the planet; Australia is undoubtedly one of the most desirable youth travel destinations.

If you are looking to expand your outbound programme to Australia, then WYSE Exchange Australia is the ultimate event for you to connect with the some of Australia’s leading operators all under one roof.

Australia’s Working Holiday Programme

The Australian Government’s Working Holiday Maker Programme, which includes the Working Holiday visa and the Work and Holiday visa, is a cultural exchange programme that enables young travellers to have an extended holiday and earn money through short-term employment.

The Working Holiday Maker programme has two types of visas: Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417) and Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) depending on the country of residence. See below for lists of countries eligible for each visa.

The Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) is available to the following countries:

• Bangladesh
 • Chile 
• Indonesia 
• Malaysia
 • Poland
 • Turkey
 • Thailand
 • Uruguay
 • USA

The Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417) is available to the following countries:

United Kingdom 
• Canada
 • Belgium 
• Denmark 
• Estonia
 • Finland
 • France 
• Germany 
• Hong Kong 
• Italy 
• Japan 
• Malta 
• Netherlands 
• Norway 
• Republic of Ireland 
• Republic of Cyprus 
• Republic of Korea
 • Sweden
 • Taiwan

For detailed information on Australia Working Holiday Maker visa visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website.

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