Temporary Work Visas
Australia offers temporary work visas that cover on the job training and working on special events. Temporary work visas in Australia, such as Subclass 403, Subclass 407, and Subclass 408, offer opportunities for individuals to pursue their career goals, engage in professional development, and contribute to the international and local community.
Understanding the specific purpose, duration, and sponsorship requirements for each visa subclass is key for a successful application. If you are looking to sponsor a worker on a temporary basis, our registered migration agent can help you assess your situation and identify the most appropriate visa to achieve your goals.
Subclass 403, Subclass 407, and Subclass 408 visas applicants need to have a temporary activities sponsor or receive a letter of support, depending on the activities the visa holder will be undertaking.
Visa applicants for these visas need details from their temporary activities sponsor before they can lodge their application.
Meanwhile Subclass 494 visa applicants need to be sponsored by an approved standard business sponsor.
To learn more about Australia’s other temporary work visas, click on on the headings below, follow the drop down menu above or contact us on 1300 794 680.
This is for occupational training or professional development activities in Australia. This visa allows you to enhance your skills and gain valuable work experience while working for your sponsoring organization granted for up to 2 years.
The 408 caters to a wide range of purposes, such as cultural or social activities, sporting events, and research, among others. It can range from a few weeks to a few years, depending on the activity. There are multiple streams available to choose from
Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations)
This is people in activities that promote international relations like government officials, foreign diplomats, or representatives of international organizations. It has different streams available for specific activities.
For graduates who’ve completed their studies in Australia and who want to live and work in Australia temporarily after they have finished their studies.
Valid for up to 5 years, this visa is for skilled workers from overseas who’ll be working in regional locations. Its designed to help address skill shortages.
A points based visa, the 491 visa applicants need to be nominated by a state or territory or an eligible family member to work in a regional area in an occupation on the skills occupation list.