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Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI)

Designed to assist skilled workers migrating to or temporarily working in Australia. ASRI helps you find out how to get a skills assessment for your nominated occupation including educational qualifications, skills or experience that you have gained overseas.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection


DoctorConnect provides a starting point for both overseas trained doctors (OTDs) who may be considering work in Australia and employers seeking to recruit them.

Department of Health

Harvest trail

Provides job seekers with links to harvest jobs Australia wide. It offers a great way for people to travel around Australia at their own pace while working and earning money.

Department of Employment

Leaving Australia and lodging your tax return

If you are a foreign resident leaving Australia permanently or an Australian resident leaving before the end of the financial year, you may be eligible to lodge your tax return early.

Australian Taxation Office

Permanent migrants or temporary visitors tax file number application

If you are a temporary visitor or permanent migrant, you can apply for a tax file number (TFN) online. Applications can be made at any time if you are in Australia and you have a visa that allows work rights, a visa that allows permanent migration, or a valid visa to stay in Australia indefinitely.

Australian Taxation Office

Resources Sector Jobs Board

Allows people to apply for resource sector jobs, including those covered by Enterprise Migration Agreements (EMAs). The service provides practical assistance for job seekers and employers including workforce and recruitment advice.

Department of Employment

Super information for temporary residents departing Australia

If you work while visiting Australia on a temporary resident visa, your employer may be required to pay superannuation (super) on your behalf to a super fund. Explains what you can do with your super after you leave Australia.

Australian Taxation Office

Visa Finder

Helps you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances. It includes the most common Australian visas, but does not include every visa.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Visa holders and migrants – know your workplace rights

Find out what visa holders and migrants need to know before they start working in Australia.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Working holiday

Provides information for people between 18 and 30 who want to holiday in Australia and supplement their travel funds through incidental employment. Includes Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) and Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462).

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

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