WORKING HOLIDAY & TOURIST VISAS
There are a few visa types that you can use to come to Australia to visit family or friends or just do some sightseeing. In certain circumstances you can mix that with a temporary work (see below).
Working Holiday Visa
This visa allows you to have an extended holiday while having a short-term work in Australia during visa’s validity. You need to be a citizen of one of the countries with which Australia has signed Working Holiday agreements. These are: England, France, Italy, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, The Netherlands, Ireland, Korea, Malta, Denmark, Sweden, Hong Kong, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Cyprus and Taiwan.