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Working in Australia

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 This page provides information on the most common Temporary Work and Skilled visa types for applicants in China and Mongolia. Use the Visa Finder to explore all visa options for working in Australia.

To work in Australia, you must have a valid Australian visa with work rights. It's important to know the rules for your visa. You can check your visa conditions with VEVO.

For more information on your work rights, restrictions and help see Work Restrictions and  Work Visa scams.


• Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)
• Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa (subclass 400)
• Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (subclass 403)
• Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408)

Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)

Only eligible passport holders can apply for a Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa. Australia has a Work and Holiday arrangement with China which allows up to 5,000 young Chinese people with tertiary education and English skills to experience a working holiday in Australia.

For more detail on the Work and Holiday arrangement with China, please see the checklist below or read our Work and Holiday visa Frequently Asked Questions.

For more information on this visa see: Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa

• Checklist (including application form)- Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa (subclass 400)

The Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa (subclass 400) lets you enter Australia to do short-term, highly specialised, non-ongoing work.
• in limited circumstances, participate in an activity or work relating to Australia's interest.

More information on eligibility for this visa is available in English on the Ddepartment of Home Affairs website.
See: Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) (Subclass 400) visa

Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (subclass 403)

More information on eligibility for this visa is available in English on the Department of Home Affairs website.
See: Temporary Work (International Relations) (Subclass 403) visa

Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408)

More information on eligibility for this visa is available in English on the Department of Home Affairs website.
See: Temporary Activity (Subclass 408) visa

 

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Page last updated  26 September 2019