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Breaking: Full time work rights for international students employed in tourism and hospitality

The Department of Home Affairs has announced changes that will make many international students around Australia very happy. As of 10th May 2021, there is no longer a 40-hour per fortnight work restriction for primary visa holders employed in the tourism and hospitality sectors. In response to the pandemic, and to assist a labour shortage due to the significant drop in people currently allowed to enter the country to take up jobs, the government has temporarily relaxed its approach towards…

COVID-19 Response – International students

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, there has been an extraordinarily high demand for items such as toilet paper, tissues, hand sanitiser, rice and pasta in all the major supermarkets like Coles and Woolworths. Many shoppers are ‘losing their heads’ and fighting in the supermarket aisles over basic products. It’s not a pretty sight and a poor reflection on Western society.  Australia is not short of food and we are certainly not short of toilet rolls! Our toilet rolls are…

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