• 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!!!!

Taxback win $150021-Jul-2014

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

Wanted Apple pickers in Batlow08-May-2014

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

Backpackers wanted South Australia02-May-2014

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

Professional Charity Fundraisers Wanted!!!12-Sep-2013

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

Bar work 09-Sep-2013

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

CASUAL CLEANER REQUIRED09-Sep-2013

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

Harvester operator Wanted in Victoria13-Aug-2013

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

Worker wanted for Bluff Knoll Cafe13-Aug-2013

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

SKYCITY Darwin casual workers wanted03-Aug-2013

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

The Skilled Migrant Expo in Perth25-Jul-2013

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

Experienced workers wanted Queensland 04-Jul-2013

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

Darwin Chefs and Catering Assistants needed for the Dry Season!27-Jun-2013

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

2 Olive Pickers and Pruners wanted04-Jun-2013

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

Check out our Face book page for jobs coming online straight from the employer14-May-2013

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

Perth Backpackers The Old Swan Barracks Winter Specials04-May-2013

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

Testomonial Dan Parker (Yeoview potatoes)19-Mar-2013

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

Celebrate Australia day at the Barracks Bar 25-Jan-2013

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

Perth Backpackers The Old Swan Barracks TNT Winner 201213-Dec-2012

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

Free Accommodation for four hours work, York Peninsula24-Oct-2012

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

Cherry Pickers wanted end of October27-Sep-2012

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

Energetic Cleaner Wanted26-Sep-2012

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

(IHNA) is offering specialized Nursing and Healthcare programs in Australia19-Sep-2012

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

Casual work at the Perth Royal Show17-Sep-2012

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

Dirtbike Adventures looking for helpers Camp Hands09-Aug-2012

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

Grape Pruning Jobs Manjimup/Pemberton01-Jun-2012

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

Mobile Car Detailer Perth19-Apr-2012

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

Volunteers for the Warrambeen Film festival01-Mar-2012

Contact Name Geordie Taylor Contact Phone 0409955493 Contact Email ..

Boyup Brook Country Music Festival Volunteers Wanted15-Feb-2012

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

SkillSelect Australia12-Feb-2012

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

Why Work in Australia12-Feb-2012

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

Looking at Migrating to Australia check this out07-Jan-2012

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

Bar Staff for our Irish Pub South Of Perth28-Dec-2011

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

Work On A Farm Victoria28-Nov-2011

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

Outback Pub looking for backpackers Julia Creek Queensland10-Nov-2011

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

Dairy Hand Wanted South Australia08-Nov-2011

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

work for accommodation jobs 01-Nov-2011

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

Backpackers needing to transfer money home22-Oct-2010

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

Looking for travel information whilst travelling WA13-Oct-2010

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

Tax Refunds for Backpackers and Casual Workers23-Sep-2010

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

Vodafone Ashes Tour to Australia02-Aug-2010

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

Security Perth16-Jul-2010

Security Perth (http://www.securityperth.net.au) a Small personnal Security company Based in Perth, ..

Government cracks down on WHV applications11-Nov-2009

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

WorkStay New Jobs Board23-Jul-2009

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

Backpacking around Western Australia25-Mar-2009

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

Professional & trades people25-Mar-2009

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

Things to remember when Backpacking25-Mar-2009

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

Working in Broome01-Mar-2009

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

Working-Holiday Visa Information24-Feb-2009

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

Fruit Picking Queensland13-Feb-2009

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

Need extra cash whilst in Melbourne13-Feb-2009

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

Sydney, Backpackers paradise for jobs13-Feb-2009

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

Work in Tasmania13-Feb-2009

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

FRUIT PICKING KUNUNURRA10-Feb-2009

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

OVERSEA`S WORKERS BEWARE10-Feb-2009

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

TAX FOR WORKING HOLIDAY MAKERS!08-Feb-2009

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

Work Stay Company Announcements29-Sep-2007

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

Fruit Picking season for the Southwest of Western Australia30-Aug-2007

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

Australian Working Holiday Visa11-Aug-2007

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

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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