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Temporary Activity Visa  408

The Temporary Activity 408 visa is an employer sponsored visa subclass with a number of different streams. Depending upon the eligibility activity, the length of the visa can be determined. In South Australia, under Government Activities, you can apply to start a new business in South Australia. You can include your dependents but must have adequate health insurance and sufficient funds to support yourself in Australia for the proposed visa period.
    Temporary Activity Visa allows you to come to Australia on a temporary basis to:
  • participate in activities at the events of an Australian organisation
  • participate in high level sport
  • do full time religious work
  • work as a super yacht crew member
  • participate in an Australian research project
  • work in a skilled position under a staff exchange program
  • work in the entertainment industry, perform full time domestic work in the household of certain senior foreign executives
  • participate in approved youth exchange, cultural enrichment or community programs or Australian Government Endorsed Events.
Length of stay
  • If invited by an organisation to participate in a specific event – 3 months
  • If participating in Australian government activities – 4 years
  • All other activities – 2 years