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IMMI 08/046 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies the definitions of regional Australia and seasonal work to encourage people on Working Holiday Visas to live and work in regional Australia and support seasonal primary producers. This instrument also amends the existing definition of regional Australia to also include postcodes 4510, 4512 and 4516.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Made 26 May 2008
Registered 28 May 2008
Tabled HR 29 May 2008
Tabled Senate 16 Jun 2008
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2008
Repealed by Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification under subitem 1225(5) - Working Holiday Visa - Definitions of 'Specified Work' and 'Regional Australia' - June 2008


                                                                    

 

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Migration Regulations 1994

 

WORKING HOLIDAY VISA - DEFINITIONS OF

‘SEASONAL WORK’ AND ‘REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

(REGULATION 1225(5)) 

 

I, CHRIS EVANS, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under subitem 1225(5) of Schedule 1 to the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):

 

1.            REVOKE Instrument Number IMMI 06/091, signed on 20 December 2006, specifying the definitions of seasonal work and regional Australia for the purposes of subitem 1225(5) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations;

 

2.            SPECIFY the areas having the postcodes listed in the Schedule to this Instrument as being regional Australia for the purposes of subitem 1225(5) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; AND

 

3.            SPECIFY, for the purposes of subitem 1225(5) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, seasonal work to be any type of work that is undertaken as the employee of a primary producer, including:

 

(a)  plant and animal cultivation

                                    (i)            the harvesting and/or packing of fruit and vegetable crops

                                  (ii)            pruning and trimming vines and trees

                                 (iii)            general maintenance crop work

                                (iv)            cultivating or propogating plants, fungi or their products or parts

                                  (v)            immediate processing of plant products

                                (vi)            maintaining animals for the purpose of selling them or their bodily produce, including natural increase

                               (vii)            immediate processing of animal products including shearing, butchery, packing and tanning

                             (viii)            manufacturing dairy produce from raw material

 

(b)  fishing and pearling

                                    (i)            conducting operations relating directly to taking or catching fish and other aquatic species

                                  (ii)            conducting operations relating directly to taking or culturing pearls or pearl shell

 

(c)  tree farming and felling

                                    (i)            planting or tending trees in a plantation or forest that are intended to be felled

                                  (ii)            felling trees in a plantation or forest, or

                                 (iii)            transporting trees or parts of trees that were felled in a plantation or forest to the place where they are first to be milled or processed or from which they are to be transported to the place where they are to be milled or processed.

 

 

This Instrument, IMMI 08/046, commences on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

 

Dated      26 May 2008

 

 

                                                            CHRIS EVANS

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[NOTE 1: Subitem 1225(5) provides that the Minister may specify in a Gazette Notice a place that is regional Australia, and may specify in a Gazette Notice a kind of work that is seasonal work.]


Schedule

 

 AREAS

POSTCODES INCLUSIVE

NEW SOUTH WALES 

2311 to 2312

2328 to 2411

2420 to 2490

2536 to 2551

2575 to 2594

2618 to 2739

2787 to 2898

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Entire Territory

QUEENSLAND

 

4124 to 4125

4133

4211

4270 to 4272

4275

4280

4285

4287

4307 to 4499

4510

4512

4515

4516

4517 to 4519

4522 to 4899

VICTORIA

 

3139

3211 to 3334

3340 to 3424

3430 to 3649

3658 to 3749

3753, 3756, 3758, 3762, 3764

3778 to 3781

3783, 3797, 3799

3810 to 3909

3921 to 3925

3945 to 3974

3979

3981 to 3996

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

 

6041 to 6044

6083 to 6084

6121 to 6126

6200 to 6799

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Entire State

TASMANIA

Entire State