• FruitPicking

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    Fruit Picking

    IF IT NEEDS PLANTING, PRUNING, PICKING or PACKING...
    ITS PROBABLY HORTICULTURE! PLACES TO LOOK FOR FRUIT PICKING

  • Outback Pubs in Australia

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    OUTBACK PUBS

    We began the Workstay Outback Pub program in 2000 with 3 pubs. Through word of mouth the program had continued to grow and today Workstay could boast that we had the most successful program of its kind anywhere in the world. Would you like to "work in an outback pub"

  • Backpackers looking for Tax information in Australia

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    TAX INFORMATION

    Australia operates under a tax system of Pay-As-You-Go. This means that instead of paying one lump sum of tax at the end, the employer constantly withholds appropriate amount of tax from your wages more information on tax in Australia Tax Info image
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    FARM WORK

    Working on an Outback Station whilst you travel Australia is a great experience and can go towards your 2nd year Visa, check Workstays jobs board for the latest jobs

  • Visa Information on Australia

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    VISA INFORMATION

    Need a Working Holiday Visa? Workstay has joined up with "Visa First" for visa for Australia to help you get your Working Holiday Visa Available to; citizens aged 18 to 30 years from countries which have reciprocal arrangements with Australia (i.e. Australian citizens can apply for Working Holiday Visas when visiting their countries).

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    VOLUNTEER WORK AUSTRALIA

    HELPING VOLUNTEER SERVICES FOR WORKING HOLIDAY MAKERS IN AUSTRALIA SINCE 1986. Would you like to do some volunteer work to help you travel around Australia try these VOLUNTEER WORK AUSTRALIA

  • Visa Information on Australia

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    WORKING HOSTELS AUSTRALIA

    CHECK OUT THE WORKING HOSTELS AROUND AUSTRALIA. Staying at a working hostel is a good way of finding some casual work WORKING HOSTELS AUSTRALIA

OUTBACK PUBS

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Looking to work in an Outback Pub
We have put together a data base of all the Pubs and Hotels around Western Australia some that have worked with us over the years and some who like to work independently or have know idea that backpackers are out there looking for work.

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TAX INFORMATION

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Tax for working holiday makers.
It is a complete myth that you will automatically get all your tax back when you leave Australia! There is a lot of confusion out there amongst, not only working holiday backpackers but also amongst many employers and even some accountants and tax agents.

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Welcome to Workstay

An Australian website for Working Holiday Makers, Backpackers, Students and travellers alike, looking for work in Australia or information about working in Australia. We also cater for migrating families looking at moving and working or just wishing to live and work in Australia. If you are a backpacker, student, traveller or migrant coming to Australia and you have a working visa and want to work whilst travelling this great land " Australia" you have come to the right website. What you are about to do is embarked on a working adventure that will likely become one of the most exciting of your life. For many it will be a life changing journey. Along the way you will make some great friends that can last for ever and you will have many fond memories & experiences and for those that are Migrating one of our directors done exactly that 14years ago, so we do have an understanding on what you are going through. Remember, your international passport to success in life and travels is, respect, honesty, cheerfulness and as many acts of random kindness as possible. Good luck! and don`t forget you do need a Working Visa to Work in Australia. To get the right Visa try Global Visas they have great information and resources regarding all types of visas. - Workstay "Helping you find work in Australia". Travel Insurance whilst travelling. Should you get travel insurance or not is one of the biggest questions travels have. Due to being ask about this by so many of our customers we have put together a list for you to view. Do you have insurance whilst travelling Australia? Dont Forget!!! Get Travel Insurance to cover you while you're away

News and Announcements

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Latest news on jobs around Australia.

If you have any news regarding backpacker jobs around Australia please drop us a line and we will share it with fellow travellers. Happy travelling!!!!

Grape Picking Kangaroo Island SA

The Islander Estate Vineyards is looking for up to 14 people who want to join our grape pic..

02-Feb-2016

Live in Au Pair wanted Middle Swan Valley Perth

Family looking for a live in Au Pair We are a blended family of 6. One boy aged 8, 3 girls 1..

04-Dec-2015

Travel Show for jobs and emigration to Australia & New Zealand

In 2014, nearly 20,000 visitors attended a Down Under Live event in the UK ; making it the numbe..

05-Feb-2015

Taxback win $1500

When it comes to taxes, income tax or Superannuation - taxback.com is the TAX EXPERT who can hel..

21-Jul-2014

Wanted Apple pickers in Batlow

Apple pickers required immediately in Batlow, NSW. 1-2 weeks Contact Name: ..

08-May-2014

Backpackers wanted South Australia

looking for between one and three backpackers to perform two days work a week in exchange for fr..

02-May-2014

Professional Charity Fundraisers Wanted!!!

We are looking for outgoing, fun and committed travellers who want to earn great money wh..

12-Sep-2013

Bar work

Historic Hotel in A quiet fishing village. Halifax. Soon to re-open. Family owned. Applications must..

09-Sep-2013

CASUAL CLEANER REQUIRED

I am looking for a cleaner in a small caravan park in Outback Queensland, which is near Longreach. T..

09-Sep-2013

Harvester operator Wanted in Victoria

Looking for person with exp in operating forage harvesters for up coming silage season Check for det..

13-Aug-2013

Worker wanted for Bluff Knoll Cafe

Small family business operating Bluff Knoll Cafe in the middle of the Stirling Ranges. This is ..

13-Aug-2013

SKYCITY Darwin casual workers wanted

SKYCITY Darwin casual workers wanted Are you visiting the Northern Territory or just lookin..

03-Aug-2013

The Skilled Migrant Expo in Perth

The Skilled Migrant Expo is Perth’s only dedicated onshore exhibition targeting the combin..

25-Jul-2013

Experienced workers wanted Queensland

We require a number of friendly and experienced workers for a brand new restaurant and motel in Cent..

04-Jul-2013

Darwin Chefs and Catering Assistants needed for the Dry Season!

Darwin Chefs and Catering Assistants needed for the Dry Season! Darwin Chefs and Catering Assist..

27-Jun-2013

2 Olive Pickers and Pruners wanted

I operate a small (1000 tree) olive grove at Rydal (near Lithgow) NSW and have a need for two uns..

04-Jun-2013

Check out our Face book page for jobs coming online straight from the employer

Are you looking for work life balance? Located in cairns? Why not become a food demonstrator. $21 pe..

14-May-2013

Perth Backpackers The Old Swan Barracks Winter Specials

If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Perth try the Old Swan Barracks they have just put o..

04-May-2013

Testomonial Dan Parker (Yeoview potatoes)

Hi, I recently used workstay to find workers for a potato harvest jobs. I have filled all positions ..

19-Mar-2013

Celebrate Australia day at the Barracks Bar

For all you backpackers and working holiday makers who are lucky enought to be in Perth. The Old..

25-Jan-2013

Perth Backpackers The Old Swan Barracks TNT Winner 2012

Perth Backpackers "The Old Swan Barracks" for winning this years TNT Golden Backpackers Best Perth B..

13-Dec-2012

Free Accommodation for four hours work, York Peninsula

Ballywire Backpackers, are located on the beautiful southern Yorke Peninsula, and are offering f..

24-Oct-2012

Cherry Pickers wanted end of October

Pasifika Resources need 100 workers to help pick their Cherry Ochards please contact Anna Berry ..

27-Sep-2012

Energetic Cleaner Wanted

Looking for a bright energetic cleaner. We provide a huge caravan with solid annexe and ensuite f..

26-Sep-2012

(IHNA) is offering specialized Nursing and Healthcare programs in Australia

Working Holiday Visa Holders Courses with IHNA Australia is often perceived as the mo..

19-Sep-2012

Casual work at the Perth Royal Show

Casual stall attendants required to work at the Perth Royal Show. Available to work from Saturda..

17-Sep-2012

Dirtbike Adventures looking for helpers Camp Hands

Dirtbike adventures we are needing 1 or 2camp hands for fri 10th to wed 15th for out back t..

09-Aug-2012

Grape Pruning Jobs Manjimup/Pemberton

Pruning work in the southwest of WA 3 months work pruning vines in the Manjimup/Pemberton ar..

01-Jun-2012

Mobile Car Detailer Perth

Car Detailing Perth (http://www.aabadetailing.com.au) Backpackers looking at getting a cheap..

19-Apr-2012

Volunteers for the Warrambeen Film festival

Contact Name Geordie Taylor Contact Phone 0409955493 Contact Email ..

01-Mar-2012

Boyup Brook Country Music Festival Volunteers Wanted

Volunteer work South of Perth Boyup Country music Festival Become a volunteer Did you know th..

15-Feb-2012

SkillSelect Australia

SkillSelect is an online system that enables skilled workers interested in migrating to Australi..

12-Feb-2012

Why Work in Australia

Why Work in Australia Why Work in Australia!!!!! Working in Australia could be one of the..

12-Feb-2012

Looking at Migrating to Australia check this out

Migrating to Australia or New Zealand | UK's leading emigration and job expos - Down Under Live ..

07-Jan-2012

Bar Staff for our Irish Pub South Of Perth

We are looking for Bar Staff for our Irish Pub located 75kms south of Perth in a resort town. ..

28-Dec-2011

Work On A Farm Victoria

We urgently need 1 or 2 backpackers/travellers (full or part time) to work on a small Beef/Sheep far..

28-Nov-2011

Outback Pub looking for backpackers Julia Creek Queensland

Outback Pub here in Julia Creek, Queensland. I discovered your service by chance on the int..

10-Nov-2011

Dairy Hand Wanted South Australia

A commercial dairy farm milking 250 cows. We require a person to milk for 6 weeks over December/..

08-Nov-2011

work for accommodation jobs

Throughout the year we have work for accommodation jobs here. That is backpackers will do 1.5 ho..

01-Nov-2011

Backpackers needing to transfer money home

Transferring Money overseas get the best deals Are you a Backpacker, Working Holiday makers trave..

22-Oct-2010

Looking for travel information whilst travelling WA

If you are travelling around Western Australia and need some information regarding hostels, hotels a..

13-Oct-2010

Tax Refunds for Backpackers and Casual Workers

Workstay would like to make Working holiday visa holders aware, that you can get your tax refund don..

23-Sep-2010

Vodafone Ashes Tour to Australia

If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Perth, Western Australia, whilst the Vodafone Ashes tou..

02-Aug-2010

Government cracks down on WHV applications

A government crackdown on fraudulent second-year working holiday visa applications has resulted in r..

11-Nov-2009

WorkStay New Jobs Board

Workstay would like to announce a new Jobs Board (/backpackers_job_search.htm) coming soon to our we..

23-Jul-2009

Backpacking around Western Australia

Working holiday makers travelling around Western Australia. Please note. West..

25-Mar-2009

Professional & trades people

We can put you in touch with employers looking for people with your specialist qualification's (/bac..

25-Mar-2009

Things to remember when Backpacking

There are a hundred and one things you should remember whilst travelling overseas, but we never do, ..

25-Mar-2009

Working in Broome

Broome was established as a pearling port in the 1880s it attracted a diverse multiculture ..

01-Mar-2009

Working-Holiday Visa Information

Working-Holiday Visa Information Currently available for four months for U.S. citizens, one ye..

24-Feb-2009

Fruit Picking Queensland

Travelling to Queensland for work please check this out. Queensland has many opportunities for bac..

13-Feb-2009

Need extra cash whilst in Melbourne

Backpackers short of cash in Melbourne and need some work, check out these Job options (/City-Jobs-M..

13-Feb-2009

Sydney, Backpackers paradise for jobs

If you are looking at working and playing in Sydney then check these working opportunities (/City-Jo..

13-Feb-2009

Work in Tasmania

Weighing up the options on travelling to Tasmania for work? if you are please check out our informa..

13-Feb-2009

FRUIT PICKING KUNUNURRA

Fruit Picking Kununurra Western Australia Kununurra is located amongst one of the earth's..

10-Feb-2009

OVERSEA`S WORKERS BEWARE

When Travelling The best things will often happen when you least expect them! If you really really..

10-Feb-2009

TAX FOR WORKING HOLIDAY MAKERS!

Tax Working Holiday Backpackers Australia New Zealand Avoid being ripped off! Information on Tax..

08-Feb-2009

Work Stay Company Announcements

Work Stay would like to annouce that this is the updated website re-designed 1st March 2009 We ho..

29-Sep-2007

Fruit Picking season for the Southwest of Western Australia

In Western Australia a two and a half hour drive south from the capital city of Perth will br..

30-Aug-2007

Australian Working Holiday Visa

Available to; citizens aged 18 to 30 years from countries which have recipricol arrangements with Au..

11-Aug-2007

HARVEST JOBS IN AUSTRALIA

Casual Work around Australia
The best things will often happen when you least expect them! If you really really want a job, be prepared to knock knock knock on doors!

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VISA INFORMATION AUSTRALIA

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Need a visa for Australia
WHV's can ONLY be applied for; before arriving in Australia. Working Holiday Visa's* can only be granted before you arrive in Australia. For details about applying visit Australia's official website here (www.immi.gov.au) or visit a Travel Agent or an Australian Embassy or Consulate in the country you are in.

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FARM WORK IN AUSTRALIA

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WORK ON AN OUTBACK CATTLE STATION
Australia has plenty of outback cattle and sheep stations that need workers especially if you have a trade or can drive farm machinary

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About WorkStay

About Workstay the website for backpacker, student, working holiday visa holders in Australia. Our real expertise is for jobs in Western Australia due to being based in Perth, but we are slowly covering all of Australia. Workstay started a job shop in Western Australia way back in 1986 so we are pretty long in the tooth at what we do. If you would like to read the whole story go to our "about us" page "Grab a coffee and enjoy the read"

Workstay has continued to try and help promote working holiday makers in Western Australia and now Australia continuously since 1986 and to build on innovations which it has introduced, many of which have been adopted throughout Australia. However, Workstays backers have over the years seen the growth of copy-cat agencies diluting their ability to effectively ensure new innovations have kept up with this massively expanded sector of the backpacker industry.

Drop us an email or try

Feel free to contact us by email or try us on the social networks we are on below.

E-mail: jobs@workstay.com.au

TRAVELLING AROUND AUSTRALIA

TRAVELLING AND WORKING AROUND AUSTRALIA DOING CASUAL JOBS IS A GREAT WAY TO SEE AUSTRALIA

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TRAVEL INSURANCE AUSTRALIA

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FOR PEACE OF MIND DO YOU NEED INSURANCE WHEN TRAVELLING AUSTRALIA
Travel Insurance whilst travelling. Should you get travel insurance or not is one of the biggest questions travellers have. Due to being ask about this by so many of our customers we have put together a list for you to view. Do you have insurance whilst travelling Australia you can trust?. Visit www.travelinsurancecover.com.au for a discount on QBE Travel Insurance.

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WORKING HOSTELS AUSTRALIA

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FIND WORK AT A WORKING HOSTEL
Working hostels are a great way of finding work especially in regional areas of Australia for more info and questions on:

Working Hostels Australia

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Australian Tax System and Tax Refund

Australia operates under a tax system of Pay-As-You-Go. This means that instead of paying one lump sum of tax at the end, the employer constantly withholds appropriate amount of tax from your wages. The payslip provided by your employer usually provides detail of amount of wages paid and amount of tax withheld. At the end of financial year (30th of June), you have to submit a tax return to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). This allows ATO to calculate whether you have paid enough taxes on the wages you earned. If you have paid less than you should, you get a tax bill. If you have paid more taxes than you should, you get a tax refund.for more information on tax for working holiday visa holders

Working Holiday Visa for Australia

For how long will my visa be valid; Most WHV's are valid for 12 months from the date you first enter Australia*. They can be extended for a further 12 months if you accumulate at least 88 days (3 calender months) participating (can be as a volunteer, contractor or employee) in what is classed as Specified Work in a Designated Regional Area. For example: you may work for a few weeks here and a few more weeks there and so on until you have worked at least 88 days or you might do it all in one hit with one employer. You will still need to meet all the other requirements of a normal WHV to qualify for a second 12 month term.for more information on a working holiday visa for Australia

Superannuation contributions and Refunds

If your monthly wage is more than $A450, your employer must contribute an additional sum equal to 9% of your wage into a superannuation (pension) account for you. If you entered Australia on an eligible temporary resident visa you can, in most cases, access your contributions when you leave Australia, although the contributions will be taxed. To check your eligibility to claim your superannuation refund and our to apply for your payment .Read our how to get superannuation back from Australia

VOLUNTEER WORK AUSTRALIA

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Latest news on Volunteer work around Australia and who to use whilst travelling around Australia.

If you have any news regarding volunteer jobs around Australia please drop us a line and we will share it with fellow travellers or use our facebook or twitter pages. Happy travelling!!!

Volunteer work abroad. If you're looking for a unique travel experience abroad, look no further! i-to-i programs are the perfect way to meet new people, immerse yourself in new cultures and make a difference abroad.

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Accommodation deals Looking for some great deals on gold coast hotels or temporary accommodation whilst on the gold coast.

BLOGS AND COMMENTS ON WORKING IN AUSTRALIA

BLOGS AND COMMENTS FROM TRAVELLERS WHILST TRAVELLING AND WORKING AROUND AUSTRALIA DOING CASUAL JOBS. READ ABOUT THERE EXPERIENCES TRAVELLING AUSTRALIA.

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THE MAJOR WORKING TOWNS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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A view of the major working towns around Australia to help you find work whilst on your travels TRAVELLING AUSTRALIA

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Transfering money to Australia

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FINDING SOMEONE TO TRUST WHEN TRANSFERING MONEY IS A HARD THING TO FIND. THATS WHY WE RECOMMEND Tranzfers.com

The popular Tranzfers.com service is owned and operated by OzForex Pty Ltd

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