Need Tax Information

Australian money

Tax for working holiday makers.
It is a complete myth that you will automatically get all your tax back when you leave Australia! There is a lot of confusion out there amongst, not only working holiday backpackers but also amongst many employers and even some accountants and tax agents.

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Need Visa Information

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Need a visa for Australia
WHV's can ONLY be applied for; before arriving in Australia. Working Holiday Visa's* can only be granted before you arrive in Australia. For details about applying visit Australia's official website here (www.immi.gov.au) or visit a Travel Agent or an Australian Embassy or Consulate in the country you are in.

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Need Superannuation Information

If your monthly wage is more than $A450, your employer must contribute an additional sum equal to 9.5% of your wage into a superannuation (pension) account for you. If you entered Australia on an eligible temporary resident visa you can, in most cases, access your contributions when you leave Australia, although the contributions will be taxed.

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Backpacking WA

 

Working holiday travellers visiting Western Australia

Photo Tour of Perth with Cassie We really enjoyed Cassies (A Canadian Exchange Student) photorama and introduction to Perth the capital city of Western Australia.

Perth Tourist Information and MapsPerth Australia tourist information, attractions, accommodation, Perth maps. Make Perth your Western Australia tourist launch pad.

Perth Hills Wines Perth Hills Wine Region Map Stunning scenery, a warm welcome, and top quality award winning wines – where else would you find all this but in the Perth ...

Perth Hills Trails West Australian residents and visitors alike enjoy Perth’s hills region, Kalamunda, Mundaring ...

Perth's Beaches Perth is renowned for its stunning beaches and sunset's over the Indian Ocean. Cottesloe, Scarborough, Swanbourne (Naturist Beach) ...

Kings Park Perth Gardens of Kings Park Perth, view Perth CBD, Swan River, photos of exotic wildflowers grown for the spring Kings Park Festival, war memorials and native ...

Rottnest Island
This beautiful Island was first associated as a prime holiday destination in 1848, when the Governors of Western Australia used to visit on a regular, leisurely basis. Now it is so well recognized that it is advised to book accommodation well in advance. Scattered around Rottnest Island there is accommodation choices to suit any budget, ranging from hotels, resorts and beachfront villas with stunning ocean views, to backpacker lodges, cabins and designated camping areas. ...

Rottnest Island a travellers view with photo's by local girl

Bibbulmun Track Western Australia's own world class walking trail from Perth Hills to Albany

Margaret River The margaretriver.com website includes tourist information on accommodation, wine, tours, events, general information and maps and provides an online ...

Albany Albany Accommodation Book Online Albany WA, Albany Visitor Centre, Albany Western Australia, Albany Accommodation, Albany Tours, Events, Activities, ...

Esperance Esperance Accommodation, Esperance Visitor Centre, Esperance Western Australia, Esperance Tourism, Accommodation, Tours, Events, Activities, Hire, Car Hire, ...

Kalgoorlie Kalgoorlie Tourism Western Information Guide. At the centre of the Goldfields is Kalgoorlie, bustling with the latest gold booms - the town's grand colonial ...

Karratha/Dampier Dampier is a company town with excellent facilities. The typical North-West tropical weather makes it a popular tourist centre. ...

Pilbara This region of outback Australia is truly unique. Contains the planet's oldest land formation's and untold mineral wealth. Includes info about pilbara towns such as Tom Price, Newman, Roebourne, Port Hedland, Cossack, Wickham, Onslow .....

Karijini National ParkThe earth's oldest landscape with deap ravines and spectacular gorges is awsome! Check out the Miracle Mile

Mt Augustus Is the world's biggest rock One of the most spectacular solitary peaks in the world, it rises 717 metres above a stony, red sandplain of arid shrubland—dominated by wattles, cassias and eremophilas—and is clearly visible from the air for more than 160 kilometres.


Australias North West more info about the Pilbara and beyond

Broomea Unique tropical tourist town with jobs for WHM's.
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KununurraNorthern gateway to the awesome Kimberley

Gibb River Road Takes you through ancient outback landscapes and wilderness. Visit real working cattle stations and beautiful waterholes.

 

Other Western Australian sites
Music Scene Western Australia has a very live scene. INXS cut their teeth here as did Bon Scott of AC/DC fame (buried at Fremantle cemetery)