What is the Working Holiday Visa?The Australian Working Holiday Visa (WHM Visa) allows young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to have an extended holiday supplemented by casual employment for up to 12 months in Australia. Under the Working Holiday programme in Australia, the primary purpose of your visit must be holiday, but you are entitled to seek temporary employment in Oz to help fund your stay.
Please note: There are no plans to change or scrap the Working Holiday Visa for Australia. The WHM Visa is not to be confused with the 457 Visa. The 457 Visa is for anyone who seeks sponsorship for up to four years with an Australian company who have jobs on the skilled shortage list.