Job & Work

  • Register for Tax File Number (TFN) before you start work. You can check if you can apply for one by going to this website:,-permanent-migrants-and-temporary-visitors—tfn-application/

      If you meet the conditions for applying for TFN you do so online by clicking on the link above.

      There are a number of links on this website which can guide you through your tax obligations. You can also telephone ATO on 13 28 61 to discuss your tax enquiry.


     You must lodge a tax return every year if you work in Australia. You can do this by following the guidance on the

     ATO website:     return/Do-you-need-to-lodge-a-tax-return-/


  • Job search online:

   – Online job search engines (google search for jobs in QLD)

   – Various employment or recruitment agencies (google search for jobs in QLD)

   – (government search engine for jobs)