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LIN 20/103 Other as made
This instrument operates to specify areas of regional Australia and kinds of specified work for the purposes of Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) visa. Paragraphs 417.211(5)(a) and 417.211(6)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations 1994 require that applicants for a second or third Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) visa (Subclass 417 visa) within Class TZ are to have carried out a period or periods of specified work in regional Australia. This instrument specifies areas of Australia affected by bushfires occurring after 31 July 2019 and before 1 March 2020 as regional Australia. The instrument also specifies bushfire recovery work carried out after 31 July 2019 in an area specified by subsection 6(2), either as paid employment or voluntary work, as specified work.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 04 Mar 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Mar-2020
Tabled Senate23-Mar-2020
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Migration (LIN 20/103: Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) Visa—Regional Australia and Specified Work) Instrument 2020

I, Michelle Pearce, Delegate of the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated       4th March               2020

Michelle Pearce

Acting Senior Executive Service, Band One

Immigration and Community Protection Policy Division

Department of Home Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                     1

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Part 2—Regional Australia and specified work                                                         2

6  Regional Australia.................................................................................................................... 2

7  Specified work......................................................................................................................... 3

8  Specified work – bushfire recovery work................................................................................ 4

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     5

Migration (IMMI 17/018: Working Holiday Visa – Specified Work and Regional Australia) Instrument 2017 (F2017L01032)                                                                                                                                      5

 

 


Part 1—Preliminary

1  Name

(1)      This instrument is Migration (LIN 20/103: Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) Visa—Regional Australia and Specified Work) Instrument 2020.

(2)          This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/103.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under the definitions of regional Australia and specified work in subitem 1225(5) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations and according to subection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

bushfire recovery work means work undertaken, including work undertaken on a volunteer basis, to assist with bushfire recovery efforts in an area mentioned in subsection 6(2), including:

(a)     construction, farming, or any other work in association with recovery or restitution of land, property, farm animals or wildlife; and

(b)     providing support services or assistance to people living, working or volunteering in the affected areas.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

The instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is repealed as set out in that Schedule.

Part 2—Regional Australia and specified work

6  Regional Australia

(1)          Each area within a postcode listed in Column 2 of a State or Territory listed in Column 1 for that item in the following table is specified as regional Australia:

Regional Australia

 

Item

Column 1

State or Territory

Column 2

Postcodes

1

New South Wales

2311 to 2312; 2328 to 2411; 2420 to 2490; 2536 to 2551; 2575 to 2594; 2618 to 2739; 2787 to 2898.

2

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.

3

Queensland

4124 to 4125; 4133; 4211; 4270 to 4272; 4275; 4280; 4285; 4287; 4307 to 4499; 4510; 4512; 4515 to 4519; 4522 to 4899.

4

Western Australia

6041 to 6044; 6055 to 6056; 6069;  6076; 6083 to 6084; 6111; 6121 to 6126; 6200 to 6799.

5

South Australia

All postcodes

6

Tasmania

All postcodes

7

Northern Territory

All postcodes

8

Norfolk Island

All postcodes

(2)          Each local government area of Australia listed in Column 2 of a State or Territory listed in Column 1 for that item in the following table, is specified as regional Australia for the purpose of bushfire recovery work:

Regional Australia—bushfire affected areas

Item

Column 1

State or Territory

Column 2

Local government areas

1

New South Wales

Armidale, Ballina, Bega Valley, Bellingen, Blue Mountains, Byron, Central Coast, Cessnock, Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Cootamundra-Gundagai, Eurobodalla, Glen Innes Severn, Goulburn Mulwaree, Gwydir, Greater Hume, Hawkesbury, Inverell, Kempsey, Ku-ring-gai, Kyogle, Lake Macquarie, Lismore, Lithgow, Mid Coast, Mid-Western, Muswellbrook, Nambucca, Narrabri, Oberon, Penrith, Port Macquarie-Hastings, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Richmond Valley, Shoalhaven, Singleton, Snowy Monaro, Snowy Valleys, Sutherland, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Tweed, Upper Hunter, Upper Lachlan, Uralla, Walcha, Wagga Wagga, Wingecarribee, Wollondilly

2

Victoria

Alpine, Ararat, Ballarat, East Gippsland, Falls Creek, Glenelg, Golden Plains, Greater Bendigo, Indigo, Mansfield, Mount Buller, Mount Hotham, Mount Stirling, Moyne, Northern Grampians, Pyrenees, Southern Grampians, Strathbogie, Towong, Wangaratta, Wellington, Wodonga

3

Queensland

Bundaberg, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Gympie, Ipswich, Livingstone, Lockyer Vallev, Noosa, Redland, Scenic Rim, Somerset, Southern Downs, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba

4

South Australia

Adelaide Hills, Coorong, , Kangaroo Island, Kingston, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mid Murray, Mount Barker, Murray Bridge, Playford, Southern Mallee and Yorke Peninsula

5

Tasmania

Break O’Day, Central Highlands and Southern Midlands

6

Australia Capital Territory

All areas of the Australia Capital Territory

7  Specified work

For the areas specified in subsection 6(1), the kinds of work mentioned in Column 2 for the work category listed in Column 1 for that item in the following table, are specified work:

Specified work

 

Item

Column 1

Work category

Column 2

Kinds of work

1

Construction

(a)     residential building construction;

(b)     non-residential building construction;

(c)     heavy and civil engineering construction;

(d)     land development and site preparation services;

(e)     building structure services;

(f)      building installation services;

(g)     building completion services;

(h)     other construction services.

2

Fishing and pearling

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

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

3

Plant and animal cultivation

(a)     harvesting and/or packing of fruit and vegetable crops;

(b)     pruning or trimming vines and trees directly associated with the cultivation and commercial sale of plant produce;

(c)     general maintenance crop work;

(d)     cultivating or propagating plants, fungi or their products or parts;

(e)     immediate processing of plant products;

(f)      maintaining animals for the purposes of selling them or their bodily produce, including natural increase;

(g)     immediate processing of animal products including shearing, butchery, packing and tanning, and not including secondary processing;

(h)     manufacturing dairy produce from raw material.

4

Mining

(a)  coal mining;

(b)  oil and gas extraction;

(c)  metal ore mining;

(d)  construction material mining;

(e)  other non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying;

(f)   exploration;

(g)  mining support services.

5

Tree farming and felling

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

(b)  felling trees in a plantation or forest;

(c)  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 any other place from which they are to be transported to the place where they are to be milled or processed.

8  Specified work – bushfire recovery work

For the areas specified in subsection 6(2), bushfire recovery work that is carried out after 31 July 2019 is specified work.


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Migration (IMMI 17/018: Working Holiday Visa – Specified Work and Regional Australia) Instrument 2017 (F2017L01032)

1  The whole of the instrument

The instrument is repealed.