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Working in Brisbane

Students work in Brisbane

Strong economic growth has made Brisbane one of the world's fastest-growing capital cities, with real part-time employment opportunities for students, as well as career opportunities for graduates wanting to stay.

If you plan to work while you study in Brisbane, you will need to understand your rights and responsibilities to ensure you comply with your visa requirements. Most student visas allow you to work up to 40 hours per fortnight during the semester, and an unlimited number of work hours during scheduled vacation breaks.

Whether you are working to gain postgraduate experience, or need a casual job to help support your living expenses, there are plenty of ways to find work that suits your situation. Online career and recruitment websites can provide regularly updated work listings, searchable by industry. Recruitment firms also help to place people in casual or short-term work.