According to a recent press release from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, the Australian Government will begin negotiations with Greece about establishing a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement.
Mr Bowen said Australia and Greece shared a strong and rich relationship based on firm community ties.
‘A work and holiday arrangement recognises the strength of these connections and will further enhance our cultural links between the two countries,’ Mr Bowen said.
The arrangement would allow young Greeks and Australians aged 18 to 30 years old to enjoy an extended holiday in the guest country.
Participants would be able to stay for up to 12 months and engage in short term work and study during that time. The program would have an annual cap on visa numbers. […]