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Greece & Poland join Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) Eligible Countries
The contents of this article are correct as at 2 August 2014.
On 1 August 2014 the Australian Government extended its Working Holiday Maker Program to passport holders of Poland and Greece.
The subclass 462 Work and Holiday visa enables young travellers to remain in Australia for up to 12 months from date of entry:
It should be noted that there will be 500 places available for applicants from Greece and 200 places for applicants from Poland in any programme year. Once this cap is reached, no further visas will be granted in that programme year.
A person who holds a subclass 462 visa (or a subclass 417 visa) may have options of extending their stay in Australia, including:
If you are currently in Australia on a subclass 462 or 417 visa and have an Australian employer that would like to sponsor or nominate you, or you have questions about your options to remain longer in Australia, please feel free to contact Visa Lawyers Australia.