Sydney Community Forum and Oz International Student Hub are gathering information about the Work Rights support available for International Students in NSW.
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Multilingual resources for International students

All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers, temporary residents and student visa holders. Fair Work has information and resources in over 30 languages to help you understand your workplace rights and obligations in Australia.
You can get the information and watch videos in your language on the link below.

Please download the most updated information from Fair Work Ombudsman for international students by clicking here.

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Temporary relaxation of working hours - Student visa

The Department of Home Affairs and Australian Border Force have taken a flexible approach to student visa holders, including those working beyond their usual work limitations, only in the sectors listed in the article below.

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working in Australia as an International student

International students who get a part-time or casual job to help pay extra expenses while studying in Australia should know your rights and regulations in the workplace.

If you are concerned about your work rights, please contact the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94. If you need a translating service, you may contact the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 1314 50.

Please refer to the Fair Work Factsheet about international students' work rights.

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Workplace problems

Every employee may encounter work-related issues in their workplace. Some problems are easy to fix with a simple conversation with the employer, while other workplace problems require more effort. It is best to identify and act on them before they affect work relationships and business productivity.

To find out how to identify and resolve workplace problems, please check the link below.

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The information provided is general information only and is not a substitute for legal or medical advice. If you need support to access any of the services listed above, please contact us. #YouAreNotAlone