Over two million people have a temporary visa in Australia. Many please now leave the country during the crisis.

Over two million foreigners are currently on a temporary visa in Australia. Many of them now get the message to leave the country “as soon as possible”.

the Message coming from Australia’s acting udlændingeminister, Alan Tudge. The call is due to coronapandemien, which threatens the australian economy and employment.

– There is 2,17 million foreigners in Australia on a temporary visa, and they are extremely valuable to the australian economy, says Alan Tudge.

– But holders of temporary visas, who are unable to support themselves under the current conditions, the next six months are strongly encouraged to return home, he adds.

the Message applies to, among other things, the some 200,000 tourists who are currently located in Australia.

About 100,000 backpackers are in Australia with temporary work and opholdstillladelse. These permits can be renewed, if the holder shall work in certain sectors.

for example, It may be in the health and care sector or in agriculture.

most backpackers, however, has difficulty finding a job under the current restrictions, which have been introduced in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

in addition to tourists today that there are over 500,000 international students in Australia. They are according to the German news agency dpa is a major source of revenue for the australian economy.

They have been encouraged to seek financial support from family members, part-time work or living of their savings during the crisis.