1 May 2019
Backpackers on working holidays are an integral part of Australia's seasonal workforce, particularly in the agricultural sector.
They are considered temporary residents, and are entitled to superannuation guarantee (SG) if they are paid $450 or more before tax in a calendar month.
Once they leave Australia they can claim the super paid to them as a Departing Australia superannuation payment (DASP) providing all requirements are met.
If you employ backpackers you should:
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