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‘They wanted a second wife’: Tourists detail working holiday exploitation

This is quite a tough subject to broach, but it seems it is very real. Young people are so keen to stay in Australia that they are willing to be exploited in ways that are just not reasonable. And it seems it is not hyperbole. Next month the working holiday visa program is due to …

Will a ‘visa-for-life’ come to pass?

Australia’s tourism industry wants the upcoming federal budget to include more resources to ease visa processing delays. Introducing a “visa for life” to cash in on spontaneous foreign travellers and “passport-free” entry to Australia are among the items on the tourism industry’s budget wishlist.  In its pre-budget submission to Treasury, the Australian Tourism Export Council …