BYTAP supports recommendations made in the Interim Report of the Inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker Program
In September, the Joint Committee on Migration decided to produce an interim report for the inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker Program because of the urgent need to address the substantial labour shortages Australia’s agricultural [...]
NFF is also working with the Backpacker and Youth Tourism Advisory Panel to develop a ‘COVIDsafe pathway’ proposal.
The NFF is also working with the Backpacker and Youth Tourism Advisory Panel to develop a ‘COVIDsafe pathway’ proposal which would allow working holiday makers from countries with low infection rates to enter Australia in [...]
Families who use au pairs are scrambling for alternative childcare as about 10,000 backpackers leave Australia every month and new ones are barred from entry because of border restrictions. Wendi Aylward, an executive for the [...]
Media statement; 25 June 2020 In the light of recent announcements about international students being considered for re-entry to Australia, the Backpacker & Youth Tourism Advisory Panel (BYTAP) – Australia’s peak advocacy group for [...]
A CHRONIC shortage of au pairs is striking Australia, especially in regional areas, as working-holiday visa holders flee the country and new ones are barred from entering the country due to the pandemic. It means [...]
Dear valued members and industry partners, Following the recent update from Adventium Technology (Website Travel) representatives of the Executive Committee from Adventure Queensland, Adventure Tourism Victoria and the Backpacker Operators Association of New South Wales [...]