Sydney – Services Working in Australia

Studying and Working in Australia

Students must have the correct visa to work in Australia.  Only people with Working Holiday or Student visas may work while they are studying. On a Student visa you can work for a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight.   You cannot work at all if you are on a Visitor visa.

You will also need to apply for a tax file number.

Finding work

The following websites list jobs and offer tips for resume writing and interview techniques.

Jobguide – This site lists details about hundreds of occupations. It is useful for checking job titles and requirements

Seek – Online job search

MyCareer – Online job search

If you are coming to Sydney on a working holiday visa you might like to read about our Working Holiday package