International students have access to part-time work, internships, and graduate opportunities in Adelaide.

Working rights

In order to work in Australia while you are a student, you must have a student visa with work permission. Most student visas allow you to work for up to 40 hours every two weeks while your course is in session, and unrestricted hours during any scheduled course break.

For more information, visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

Employment rights

While every workplace is different, there are rights and responsibilities that apply to all employees. To help ensure you get a proper deal when you start your job, it is important to find out about your rights and entitlements and what responsibilities you may have in the workplace.

For more information, visit the FairWork Ombudsman website.

Tax file number

A tax file number (TFN) is a a personal reference number issued by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). You are only issued one in your lifetime and it is used to file tax reports and important government documents. It’s one of your most important forms of identification in Australia.

For more information, visit the Australian Taxation Office website.

Superannuation

Superannuation (also known as “super”) is an arrangement put in place by the Australian Government to ensure that people have access to money once they retire. It is compulsory for your employer to pay a percentage of your wage into your superannuation fund.

For more information, visit the Australian Taxation Office website.

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