Well, there is a risk of getting exploited. Yes, you need to be wary. How? Let us see the details in this article below.
Australia working holiday visa extension—Extending Australia working holiday visa can help you stay for an additional period of 1 year in Australia. You just need to be willing to work for 88 days in rural or remote areas in Australia for getting extension of your Australia working holiday visa from Australia immigration department-DIAC.
To help ensure you don’t get misused by your employer following Australia working holiday visa extension, you must get a contract signed by your employer regarding minimum wage rate and safety at workplace.
However, you must be wary of the risk involved in doing so. That’s because most of the foreign workers do not bother to get a contract signed by their employer with regard to following the minimum wage rate or safety conditions at the workplace.
And this could land you in trouble. As per the information available, you may be treated unfairly by your employer or worse still, your employer may take a decision after a period of 88 days not to sign on your form( worker’s form).
This could mean you may not be paid a minimum wage rate while working in Australia. And even you may have no option but to work at a workplace where employer does not abide by the safety norms even though it might be against the laws of Australia.
Popularity of Australia working holiday visas-- Australia working holiday visa is quite a popular Australia visa these days, the latest figures made available by Department of Immigration and Citizenship Australia(DIAC) show.
The number of applicants for Australia working holiday visas has grown up by nearly 7 percent in the period of last one year. Employers in Australia find it difficult to get locals for doing odd jobs like picking fruit, working in bars, cleaning hotels and so on.
So, in such a scenario, they have to rely on foreigners coming on Australia working holiday visas to live and work while holidaying here.
What is Australia Working Holiday Visa?—It is a visa meant for people aged between 18 and 30 years and hailing from nations having agreement with Australia for working here while travelling for a one year period. This Australia visa enables foreigners to get an extension of one year if they are willing to work in rural and remote regions in the nation.