Removal of work restrictions for student visa holders

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The Prime Minister announced on 13 January 2022 that the Commonwealth had lifted the 40 hour per fortnight work limitation placed on international students.

The only information available at this time is through media reports and Ministerial media releases. Further details on how this arrangement will operate are currently not available.

As legislative change will be required to implement these changes and therefore readers should be reminded that until such time, they must abide by the conditions of their visas and if you work in breach of their student visa conditions there may consequences such as visa cancellations.

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