Final Report of the Inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker Program

November 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76092-175-0

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Committee Membership


Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

List of Abbreviations

1. Introduction

  Conduct of the Inquiry
  Interim Report
  Structure of the report

2. Background of the Working Holiday Maker Program

  The contribution of Working Holiday Makers to Australia
  Cultural exchange
  Governance of the Working Holiday Maker Program

3. Changes to the Working Holiday Maker Program

  COVID-19 visa changes
  Longer term reforms
  Further reforms to the WHM Program

4. Additional issues raised in the Interim Report

A. List of Submissions

B. List of public hearings and witnesses

Additional Comments

Dissenting Report

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