Month: March 2012

Amendments to Student Work Limitations

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has announced changes to visa conditions 8104 and 8105 relating to student visa holders’ work limitations.  The amendment will enable students to work 40 hours a fortnight as opposed to the current 20 hour a week limit.

Moreover, changes to the subclass 574 Postgraduate Research Sector visa conditions will entitle visa holders to unlimited work rights in the situation where they are undertaking their Masters degree.

Should you require advice regarding student visa conditions, please contact us for further information.

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