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LIN 22/013 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies areas of Australia and kinds of work for the definition of specified Subclass 462 work in regulation 1.03 of the Migration Regulations 1994. This enables Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) visa (subclass 462 visa) applicants who have undertaken the kinds of work in the corresponding area(s) specified in the instrument to count this work towards eligibility for a second or third subclass 462 visa and satisfy the criteria at paragraph 462.218(1)(a) or 462.219(1)(a) of Schedule 2. It also updates the kinds of tourism and hospitality work specified in LIN 20/184 as the kinds of work for the definition of specified Subclass 462 work.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 04 Mar 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate28-Mar-2022
Tabled HR29-Mar-2022

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LIN 22/013

I, Paul Denman, delegate of the Minister, make this instrument under regulation 1.15FA of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations).

Dated 4 March 2022

 

 

 

 

Paul Denman

Acting Senior Executive Band 1

Immigration Programs Division

Department of Home Affairs

 


1          Name

                 This instrument is the Migration (Specified work and areas for subclass 462 visas) Instrument (LIN 22/013) 2022.

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on 5 March 2022.

3          Purpose of instrument

                 For the definition of specified Subclass 462 work in regulation 1.03 and for regulation 1.15FA of the Regulations, this instrument specifies:

(a)   areas of Australia; and

(b)   kinds of work.

4          Definitions

In this instrument:

bushfire affected area means one or more areas of Australia mentioned in item 1 of Schedule 1.

COVID-19 means the pandemic declared by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020, caused by the coronavirus COVID-19.

Northern Australia means one or more areas of Australia mentioned in item 2 of Schedule 1.

Regional Australia means one or more areas of Australia mentioned in item 3 of Schedule 1.

Remote and Very Remote Australia means one or more areas of Australia mentioned in item 4 of Schedule 1.

5          Fishing and pearling work, and tree farming and felling work

        (1)     Northern Australia is specified if the work carried out in that area is a kind of work mentioned in subsection (2).

        (2)     A kind of work mentioned in the following table is specified if carried out in Northern Australia.

Item

Kinds of work

1

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

2

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

6          Plant and animal cultivation work, and construction work

        (1)     Northern Australia and Regional Australia are specified if the work carried out in those areas is a kind of work mentioned in subsection (2).

        (2)     A kind of work mentioned in the following table is specified if carried out in Northern Australia and Regional Australia.

Item

Kinds of work

1

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, but not including secondary processing;

(h)  manufacturing dairy produce from raw material

2

Construction:

(a)  building construction;

(b) heavy and civil engineering construction;

(c)  land development and site preparation services;

(d) building structure services;

(e)  building installation services;

(f)  building completion services

7          Tourism and hospitality work

   (1)     Northern Australia and Remote and Very Remote Australia are specified if the work carried out in those areas is:

(a)   a kind of work mentioned in subsection (2); and

(b)   carried out after 21 June 2021.

   (2)     Tourism and hospitality work is specified if carried out in Northern Australia and Remote and Very Remote Australia for a person providing one or more of the following services:

(a)   accommodation, including:

             (i)  hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and backpacker hostels;

            (ii)  caravan parks and camping grounds;

           (iii)  commercial housekeeping services;

           (iv)  boarding houses, guest houses and reception centres;

(b)   food and beverage, including:

             (i)  cafes and restaurants;

            (ii)  takeaway food services/businesses;

           (iii)  catering services;

           (iv)  pubs, taverns and bars;

            (v)  hospitality clubs;

(c)   services provided directly to tourists, including:

             (i)  tourist guides and operators;

            (ii)  outdoor adventure or activity instructors;

           (iii)  tourist transport service workers;

           (iv)  gallery or museum workers, curators or guides;

            (v)  travel agency and tourist information workers;

           (vi)  event and entertainment venue workers.

8          Bushfire recovery work

        (1)     Bushfire affected area is specified if the work carried out in that area is:

(a)   a kind of work mentioned in subsection (2); and

(b)   carried out after 31 July 2019.

        (2)     Bushfire recovery work is specified if carried out in bushfire affected area, including:

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

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

9          Critical COVID-19 work in the healthcare and medical sectors

        (1)     Each area of Australia is specified if the work carried out in that area is:

(a)   a kind of work mentioned in subsection (2); and

(b)   carried out after 31 January 2020.

        (2)     Critical COVID-19 work in the healthcare and medical sectors is specified if carried out in each area of Australia, including:

(a)   medical treatment, nursing, contact tracing, testing and research;

(b)   support services such as cleaning of medical and health care facilities and equipment.

10        Repeal

                 Migration (LIN 20/184: Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) visa—Specified work and areas) Instrument 2020 is repealed.


 

Schedule 1        Specified areas of Australia

 

Item

Area of Australia

State or Territory

Postcodes / Areas

1

Bushfire Affected Areas

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

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

Queensland

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

South Australia

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

Tasmania

Break O’Day, Central Highlands and Southern Midlands

Australian Capital Territory

All areas

2

Northern Australia

Queensland

4472, 4478, 4481, 4482, 4680, 4694, 4695, 4697, 4699 to 4707, 4709 to 4714, 4717, 4720 to 4728, 4730 to 4733, 4735 to 4746, 4750, 4751, 4753, 4754, 4756, 4757, 4798 to 4812, 4814 to 4825, 4828 to 4830, 4849, 4850, 4852, 4854 to 4856, 4858 to 4861, 4865, 4868 to 4888, 4890 to 4892, 4895

Western Australia

0872, 6537, 6642, 6646, 6701, 6705, 6707, 6710 to 6714, 6716, 6718, 6720 to 6722, 6725, 6726, 6728, 6740, 6743, 6751, 6753, 6754, 6758, 6760, 6762, 6765, 6770

Northern Territory

All postcodes

3

Regional Australia

New South Wales

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

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

Queensland

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

South Australia

All postcodes

Tasmania

All postcodes

Western Australia

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

Northern Territory

All postcodes in the Northern Territory

Norfolk Island

All postcodes

4

Remote and Very Remote Australia

New South Wales

2356, 2386, 2387, 2396, 2405, 2406, 2672, 2675, 2825, 2826, 2829, 2832 to 283, 2838 to 2840, 2873, 2878, 2879, 2898, 2899

Northern Territory

All postcodes

Queensland

4025, 4183, 4417 to 4420, 4422, 4423, 4426 to 4428, 4454, 4461, 4462, 4465, 4467, 4468, 4470, , 4474, 4475, 4477 to 4482, 4486 to 4494, 4496, 4497, 4680, 4694, 4695, 4697, 4699 to 4707, 4709 to 4714, 4717, 4720 to 4728, 4730 to 4733, 4735 to 4746, 4750, 4751, 4753, 4754, 4756, 4757, 4798 to 4812, 4814 to 4825, 4828 to 4830, 4849, 4850, 4852, 4854 to 4856, 4858 to 4861, 4865, 4868 to 4888, 4890 to 4892, 4895

Victoria

3424, 3506, 3509, 3512, 3889 to 3892

South Australia

5220 to 5223, 5302 to 5304, 5440, 5576, 5577, 5582, 5583, 5602 to 5607, 5611, 5630 to 5633, 5640 to 5642, 5650 to 5655, 5660, 5661, 5670, 5671, 5680, 5690, 5713, 5715, 5717, 5719, 5720, 5722 to 5725, 5730 to 5734

Tasmania

7001, 7139, 7255 to 7257, 7466 to 7470

Western Australia

6161, 6335 to 6338, 6341, 6343, 6346, 6348, 6350 to 6353, 6355 to 6359, 6361, 6363, 6365, 6367 to 6369, 6373, 6375, 6385, 6386, 6418 to 6429, 6431, 6434, 6436 to 6438, 6440, 6443, 6445 to 6448, 6450, 6452, 6466 to 6468, 6470, 6472, 6473, 6475 to 6477, 6479, 6480, 6484, 6487 to 6490, 6515, 6517 to 6519, 6536, 6605, 6606, 6608, 6609, 6612 to 6614, 6616, 6620, 6623, 6625, 6627, 6628, 6630 to 6632, 6635, 6638 to 6640, 6731, 6733, 6798, 6799