Mandatory where visa granted on or after 26 April 2008
You cannot work more than 40 hours per fortnight*
Note: You must not start work until the primary student visa holder has commenced their course.
Exceptions: Family members of the following students can work unlimited hours once the primary student visa holder has commenced their course:
- Students studying a masters by coursework degree (subclass 573)
- Students studying a masters by research degree or doctorate (subclass 574)
- Students sponsored by Foreign Affairs or Defence and studying a masters by coursework degree, masters by research degree or doctorate (subclass 576).
*A fortnight begins on any Monday and ends on the second following Sunday.