日前，中澳已经达成协议，协议规定每年将有 5000 名来自中华人民共和国的申请人可以获批赴澳 462 类打工度假签证。虽然尚未敲定计划开始实施的具体日期，但我们已经获得了一些有关计划的详细信息：打工度假签证持有者可以在澳做什么？打工度假签证允许参与者参加文化交流活动和旅游活动。此外，该签证还允许持有者：•自首次入境日期起，在澳居留 12 个月；•自首次入境日期起，在 12 个月的居留期内打工，但为任何一个雇主工作的期限不得超过六个月；•进行为期四个月的学习。要获得签证需要满足哪些资格要求？打工度假签证中国申请人需满足的一般资格要求有：
Is there an age limit for a Work and Holiday visa? Yes. Applicants for the Chinese Work and Holiday visa must be at least 18 but have not turned 31 years of age at the time of lodging the application.
What will I need to provide in my application and where will I send it? The details of what will be required of applicants and where to send applications will be available once the arrangement commences. This information will be published on this website and the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
How much will the visa cost? The cost of the visa will be confirmed on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection when the arrangement commences. As an indication only, the base cost of a Work and Holiday visa application to Australia was AUD $420 at 19 November 2014.
Will the annual limit of 5000 places be increased? This is a matter for the Australian and Chinese governments to consider once the arrangement has been in operation for a period of time.
Are the 5000 participants individually selected? Anyone who meets the Work and Holiday visa’s eligibility requirements is able to apply.
How many times can I apply for a Work and Holiday visa? The Work and Holiday visa provides a unique ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for participants. Consequently, participants can only ever apply for one such visa.
Where can I find more information on Australia’s Work and Holiday visa? Further general information can be found on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection: See: Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)
Will Australians be able to apply for a Work and Holiday visa to China? The arrangement will initially allow Chinese participants to visit Australia. There is a mechanism for review should China be in a position to offer opportunities to Australians in the future.
Please see the full release from the Australian Embassy in Beijing here.