Temporary work & Employer Sponsored
The following visa subclasses are applicable under certain conditions explained below:
Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (subclass 420)
This visa allows you to work in the Australian entertainment industry as:
• a performer
• support or production staff.
You could get this visa if you:
• will work in the entertainment industry in Australia
• are nominated by an Entertainment sponsor.
A Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (subclass 420) allows you to work in Australia in the entertainment industry. You can work in film, television or live productions in either a performance or behind-the-scenes role, such as directing, producing and othe production roles.
This visa involves a three stage process:
• Sponsorship - an Australian organisation, government agency, foreign government agency or eligible individual applies to become an Entertainment sponsor
• Nomination - the Entertainment sponsor nominates you to undertake a position
• Visa - you apply for a Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (subclass 420).
This visa is also for family members of people who already hold a Media and Film Staff visa (subclass 423).
This visa allows you to work in the entertainment industry:
• as a performer in a theatre, film, television or radio production, or a concert or recording
• to support an entertainer or group of entertainers in relation to a performing contract
• to work in a production role other than as a performer in a theatre, film, television or radio production, or a concert or recording, to be performed or shown in Australia (for example, directing or producing)
• to make a documentary or a commercial.
• stay in Australia for the period of the nominated position, with a maximum stay of two years
• do the work or activity specified in your nomination
• bring eligible family members with you to Australia
• enter and leave Australia as many times as you want while your visa is valid.
For this visa you must be sponsored and nominated for a specific position by an entertainment sponsor who is either:
• an organisation operating lawfully in Australia
• a government agency
• a foreign government agency
• an eligible individual.
Please contact us for further information about this visa.