Working in Australia

Working in Townsville

Student Visa

To study in Australia you will need a student visa.

There are different visa options to suit your needs including the type of study you choose and the length of course, and any restrictions around working whilst you are in Australia. To find out more visit the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Restrictions

Information on work restrictions for student visa holders can be found here.

The Government has also introduced new flexible requirements for work in Agriculture, the Global Talent Visa Program, and the Temporary Graduate Visa (TGV).

Know your work rights in Australia

International students, have the same rights under Australian workplace law as all other employees. If you have any questions about your entitlements in the work place speak with your employer or you can also reach out to the Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman Australia have produced International Student story videos to help students understand their work rights on a student visa.