Australia


Australia has 43 different programs for the different au pair citizenships.
Choose here which programs you want to see and compare.

program basics

Working Holiday
United Kingdom
Student
World
Free Movement (EU)
New Zealand
Work and Holiday
Vietnam

minimum age

18 18 18 18

maximum age

30 99 99 30

visa

visa required


visa required


visa required


visa required


language requirements

required language skills:

English: B1

required language skills:

English: B1

required language skills:

English: B1

required language skills:

English: B1

short program description

There is no official au pair program in Australia. Still, Australia is open to young people all around the world if they meet certain conditions.

The Working Holiday visa program (subclass 417) allows young people to have an extended holiday and supplement their funds with short-term employment. It establishes arrangements to encourage cultural exchange and closer ties between countries.

Note:

To be considered an au pair, the primary responsibility must be the care of the host family's children rather than domestic work. The youngest children being cared for should be less than 12 years old.

For more information please see the  "Working Holiday visa (subclass 417 - features) " on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

There is no official au pair program in Australia. Still, Australia is open to young people all around the world if they meet certain conditions.

The Student visa program (subclass 570 - 576) enables overseas students to come to Australia for a full-time study in registered courses.

Note:

For example: subclass 570 is based on the Independent ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students).

For more information please see the "Student visa (subclass 500)" on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

There is no official au pair program in Australia. Still, Australia is open to young people all around the world if they meet certain conditions.

The 1973 Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement has allowed Australian and New Zealand citizens to enter each others country to visit, live and work without the need for authority to enter the other country before traveling.

Since 1 September 1994, all non-citizens in Australia must hold a visa.

The Special Category visa (SCV - subclass 444)) is a temporary visa introduced for New Zealand citizens.

For more information please see the "Fact sheet - New Zealanders in Australia" and / or the "Special Category visa (subclass 444 - features) " on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

There is no official au pair program in Australia. Still, Australia is open to young people all around the world if they meet certain conditions.

The Work and Holiday visa program (subclass 462) allows young people to have an extended holiday and supplement their funds with short-term employment. It establishes arrangements to encourage cultural exchange and closer ties between countries.

Note:

To be considered an au pair, the primary responsibility must be the care of the host family's children rather than domestic work. The youngest children being cared for should be less than 12 years old.

For more information please see the "Fact sheet - Work and Holiday Maker program" and / or "Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462 - features) " on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

last update

2017-03-06:

On 1 March 2017 a new Work and Holiday arrangement commenced with Vietnam.

2017-03-06:

On 1 March 2017 a new Work and Holiday arrangement commenced with Vietnam.

2017-03-06:

On 1 March 2017 a new Work and Holiday arrangement commenced with Vietnam.

2017-03-06:

On 1 March 2017 a new Work and Holiday arrangement commenced with Vietnam.

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