Backpacker Resources Australia

Informal websites on all things Australian


100 Best Things to Do in Australia : Australia has a wide variety of landscapes, ranging from mountain ranges in the south-eastern and western sections, tropical rainforests in the north-east quarter, with arid and semi-arid desert in the middle. It is the sixth largest nation in the world. The capital city is Canberra. 

Australia One of the best websites for travellers heading to Australia 

More AustraliaAnother great all round Go Australia site

Maps Photo's Thousands of maps, hundreds of Aussie photo's. Magnificent content.

Backpacker Imagesof Australia Survey of backpackers from Canada, Holland, Japan before and after visiting Australia

Visit New South Wales Sydney The laid-back outdoor lifestyle and natural beauty make Sydney a great city to visit.

Visit Victoria Discover rooftop drinking spots and intimate restaurants tucked away behind non-descript doors. Seek out specialist shops and boutiques in historic arcades and laneways. Come equipped with a sense of adventure and discover how easy it is to lose yourself in Melbourne.

Visit Queensland Where else can the locals enjoy an outdoor lifestyle ranked among the best in the world with famous beaches and waterways, national parks, rainforests and tropical reefs ours to explore and enjoy.
Queensland has the climate to make it all possible. Our average summer temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, and average winter temperatures of 15 degrees Celsius means that Queenslanders enjoy more winter sunshine and warmth than most.

Working Holiday Northern Territory A working holiday in the Northern Territory gives you the opportunity to experience a lifestyle and culture that's completely different from the rest of Australia and, in fact, the world. From outback stations and horticultural farms to hospitality and nursing, there are many ways to fund your holiday in the Northern Territory.

Working hoilday South Australia Here's some things you need to do before you start working in South Australia:

Working holiday Tasmania Pick up some cash, meet other travellers and gain an insight into our communities.

Aussie Lingo Australian English incorporates many terms that Australians consider to be unique to their country. One of the best-known of these is outback which means a "remote, sparsely-populated area". Many such words, phrases or usages originated with British and Irish convicts transported to Australia in 1788-1868.

Aussie Comedy
Aussie  Books Welcome to Aussiereviews, the home of great reviews of great Australian books and more.

Australian Weather Centre Meteorological observations commenced in Australia with the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. With the spread of European exploration and settlement, the number of observations available across the continent grew, largely through the efforts of individuals with scientific interests or training.


Job News

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Latest news on jobs and travel 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 Pickers 2018 Margaret River WA



Strawberry Picking/packing job available - 2nd Yr Visa Eligible

FarmworkWA Pty Ltd is seeking casual workers for Strawberry Picking & Packing Roles in..


Housekeeping, Cleaning, Waitstaff

Housekeeping, Cleaning, Waitstaff in Victoria Looking for reliable, hardworking and team minded ..


Roadhouse All-rounder - start immediately.

Our property includes: - General store - Caravan park - Motel - Bistro Positions involves a..


Tree Planters Wanted South West WA

TREE PLANTING -Forestry & Landcare- Casual Employment- At Award Rates We a..


Cook and clean for 5 -6 people on an exploration project

Cook and clean for 5 -6 people on an exploration project one hour from Gladstone - immediate start. ..


Seed Collectors wanted Perth

Seed Collector A Wollongong based plant nursery requires 10 people to pick up Norfolk Isl..



VENDORS- Selling Drinks at The Royal Easter Show 2017 If you are keen to work hard, ear..


As Ireland’s economy improves, Australia loses the Irish backpacker

As the economy in Ireland recovers after the global financial crisis, there’s reports of a..


"The busiest emigration show I've ever seen!"

That's the opinion of one of the exhibitors at Down Under Live (http://edpltd.us2.list-mana..


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Need 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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Need Visa Information

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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 ( or visit a Travel Agent or an Australian Embassy or Consulate in the country you are in.

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Need Superannuation Information

If your monthly wage is more than $A450, your employer must contribute an additional sum equal to 9.5% 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.

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