Temporary Activity Visa

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AITS has arranged appropriate visas for academics, research students, lecturers, sabbatical staff, interns and trainees, elite sportspersons and coaches, sports trainees, entertainers; production staff and special program participants who are invited or sponsored by an Australian institution/organisation.

Need help to apply for the right visa?

For assistance, contact us with the following information:

  • Your current occupation and overseas employer; or
  • Your current course details and education institution
  • The nature of your intended activity/research in Australia;
  • Your requested entry and departure dates;
  • Your nationality (as stated in your passport);
  • Your country of residence.

Case Studies
A lecturer from a German university invited to participate in a research project at an Australian university.
Postgraduate level student at a Swiss university seeking to gain credit for their Masters degree by completing a short term internship with an Australian organisation.
Tour leader
Tour leader seeking to accompany European tour group on 4X4 off-road tour to Cape York Peninsula (QLD).
Research student
Postgraduate level student at a French university seeking complete their Masters thesis project by undertaking research at an Australian university.
Golf coach
Professional British golf coach seeking to train golf team for National Amateur Championships.
Veterinary training
Austrian university student seeking to complete a veterinary training program at an Australian university.
Academic Visitor
Recent graduate (Masters-qualified) of Swiss university invited as Academic Visitor to participate in a research project at Australian university
Staff sabbatical
Specialist employed by Swiss university on staff sabbatical seeking to observe professionals at work at an Australian university
Professional swimmer
Professional German swimmer seeking to undergo swimming training in Queensland for an entire season.
Trainee Exchange
Swiss national with an opportunity to train in an Australian organisation seeking to participate in the Swiss Australian Trainee Exchange program