Work while you study
Working while you study in Australia can help complement your study and living experience.
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, but before you undertake any paid work you need to make sure your visa allows you to work. Find out more at the Department of Home Affairs
Everyone working in Australia, including international students have basic rights at work. These rights protect entitlement to:
- A minimum wage and superannuation.
- Challenge of unfair dismissal from the job
- Leave, breaks and rest periods.
- A healthy and safe work environment.
To find out more about your work rights visit the Australian Government’s Fair Work Ombudsman’s website or call them on 13 13 94.
Community Legal Centres Queensland (CLCQ) provide free information, legal assistance and referral, representation and casework, community education and advocacy for vulnerable clients and communities facing legal problems. http://communitylegalqld.org.au/about-us
The list of few Legal centres are as below:
|Name||Website||Mailing Address||Contact No|
|Legal Aid office||legalaid.qld.gov.au/Get-legal-help||1300 65 11 88|
|Basic Rights Queensland Inc.||http://firstname.lastname@example.org||Po Box 293,Fortitude Valley Qld 4006||1800 358 511;(07) 3847 5532|
|Bayside Community Legal Service Inc.||http://email@example.com||Wynnum Community Centre,1st Floor, 105 Florence Street, Wynnum QLD 4178||(07) 3162 3282 or 0490 062 760|
|Caxton Legal Centre Inc||http://firstname.lastname@example.org||1 Manning Street, South Brisbane Qld 4103||(07) 3214 6333|
|Community Legal Centres Queensland||http://communitylegalqld.org.au||Po Box 119,Stones Corner Qld 4120||(07) 3392 0092|
|LawRight||http://email@example.com||Po Box 12217,George Street Qld 4003||(07) 3846 6317|
|Tenants Queensland Inc||http://firstname.lastname@example.org||Level 1, 87 Wickham Tce,Spring Hill Qld 4000||1300 744 263|
|Women’s Legal Service||http://email@example.com||8 Ponsonby Street,Annerley Qld 4103||1800 457 117|
76 Park Road, Woolloongabba Brisbane, Queensland, 4102, Australia
+61 (07) 3161 5566