Backpackers to rescue in reconstruction after fires in Australia

Feb 17, 2020

With the purpose of accelerating reconstruction and promoting tourism, interim Immigration Minister Alan Tudge will announce today in the Victoria region some changes in work and vacation visas to allow backpackers to help Australian farmers and communities impacted by devastating forest fires. 

According to the Australian newspaper, the new changes could allow backpackers to count volunteering as work when they request to extend their work and vacation visas; and that those in forest fire zones can remain with the same employer for one […]

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