The essential gap year guide for everything you need to know about travelling and working in Australia. The number of Working Holiday Visas issued by the Aus government has grown from 65k in 1998 to 80k in 2004. 50% of these are issued to Brits aged 18-30. The number of students deferring university entry to take a gap year has grown to 30,000 each year. Australia is the number 1 selling country featured in general travel guides There is no other specific guide to spending a working gap year in Australia. Gapwork are a dynamic, media friendly duo who have won business enterprise awards.