At the moment, new student visas issued immediately have a limited work permit/limited work condition. International students may work part time 40 hours per fortnight (two (2) weeks) during college and work full time during the holidays. For Postgraduate students, a work permit is granted without a maximum time limit.
Besides getting some allowance, employment opportunities will greatly add to the experience, insight, and independence of students. All these advantages can be a good start for entry into the workplace after graduating from the study.
The salary earned during part time work is around AUD10 – AUD20 per hour.