Short-Term Work Visas For Australia

Are you looking to work in Australia on a short-term basis? There are a variety of short-term work visas for Australia, ranging from working holiday options to temporary work visas for specific skills and purposes.

The Australian visa system is one of the most complicated in the world – plus the whole process is expensive and time consuming. So if you’re looking at doing short-term work in Australia as a gateway to making a long-term or permanent move, please speak to us for personalised advice at the outset.

VisaAide specialises in Australian visas for kiwis. We can also help with visa issues such as travelling to Australia with a criminal record, or previous refused Australian visa applications, and much more.

Work and Holiday Visa  for Australia

Subclass 462:

Work and Holiday Visa for Australia

Subclass 462 allows passport holders from specific countries aged 18 to 30 to do short-term work, study, and enjoy a holiday for up to 12 months. This visa has educational and English language requirements. Read more about the Work and Holiday Visa for Australia.

Working Holiday Visa
for Australia

Subclass 417:

Working Holiday Visa for Australia

Subclass 417 is available to passport holders of specified countries, for people aged 18 to 30 – though for some countries you can participate till age 35. There are no educational or English language requirements. Find out more about the Working Holiday Visas for Australia.


Subclass 400:

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Visa

This temporary work visa is for skilled people who need to travel to Australia to do highly-specialised, short-term, and non-ongoing work – or to participate in an activity/work relating to Australia’s interests. Find out more about Subclass 400.


Subclass 408:

Temporary Activity Visa

The Temporary Activity Visa lets you travel to Australia on a temporary basis to undertake specified activities. You’ll need to have the necessary skills to carryout that activity, and must also be supported or sponsored. Read more about Subclass 408.

Working Holiday Visa
for Australia

Subclass 482:

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa

The TSS visa enables Australian employers to hire genuinely skilled workers they can’t source in Australia. This is an employer nominated visa: employers need to be an approved sponsor before the visa application can be lodged. Read more about Subclass 482.

Do you need help with short-term work visas for Australia?

We specialise in Australian visas – contact us for up-to-date advice.