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July 3, 2023

Australia to Increase Work Hours for Temporary Graduate and Student Visa Holders

Under the new rules, temporary graduate visa holders will be able to work up to 40 hours per week in any field of employment, regardless of their qualifications. Previously, they were only allowed to work up to 20 hours per week in a field related to their studies.

Student visa holders will also see an increase in their work hours, from 20 hours per week to 40 hours per week during semester breaks. They will still be limited to 20 hours per week during term time.

The changes are expected to benefit both temporary graduate and student visa holders, as they will give them more flexibility and opportunities to work in Australia. The changes are also expected to boost the Australian economy, as they will allow businesses to access a larger pool of skilled workers.

The government says the changes are in line with its commitment to making Australia a more attractive destination for skilled workers. The government has also pledged its commitment to review the changes in the future to ensure that they are still meeting the needs of the Australian economy.

Here are some additional details about the changes:

– The changes will apply to all temporary graduate visa holders, regardless of their nationality.,

– The changes will apply to all student visa holders, regardless of their nationality or the level of their studies.

If you are a temporary graduate visa holder or a student visa holder, you can find more information about the changes on the Department of Home Affairs website. You can also contact Alex Halim and Associates to ensure you stay aligned with a government immigration lawyer. Alex Halim and Associates has an astounding 99% success rate with a commitment to be your bridge to Australia.

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