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Hi please have a browse around Workstays jobs board page for casual work and jobs for Backpackers, Students and working holiday visa holders in Australia, if you are looking at working in Australia whilst travelling or seeking permanent work please make sure you have the right visa and permits. With our extensive list of job contacts, Migration experts, we are sure we can help find the job that suits your needs and your stay in Australia much more plesant.

Looking for casual work whilst you are travelling around Australia?. Please try the search box below or send us an email with your CV Resume to WorkStay Tell us what type of work you are willing to do and we will try and help. Please note Jobs come and go all the time so please keep popping back to check the jobs board or you can join us on RSS and this way we can put you on our system and try and help you keep working whilst you are in Australia, Good luck!!

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Administration Assistant

1/484 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park WA 6100

Answering phone calls in a professional and polite manner; taking accurate messages and transferring calls
Managing email requests from the team
Corresponding with clients via email and written letters as instructed
General office tasks including: photocopying, scanning documents, accurate filing, binding documents, managing the daily post
Ordering office supplies as instructed
Any other general tasks necessary to assist the surveying team in their duties





Chef required for busy country hotel



Contact Centre Agent

Perth, WA

Call Centre Agent to work from home to assist us with receiving calls and giving callers the information that they may need. You will need a laptop and headset. You can give us strong commitment and work ethic. $30 per hour.



Cook/allrounder Country pub


a position at our country hotel for a cook/allrounder position.

Must have cooking exp, speak fluent english, clean and tidy presentation. Room and meals are provided to the succesful applicant. The position is at the Yalgoo Hotel, located 230kms east of Geraldton. Rosters and wages will be discussed with potential candidates. Immediate start necessary. Please contact Stan at the Yalgoo Hotel on or email Linda at








Live in Nanny/Upair

Perth WA

Couples /friends welcome to apply




Barmaid/Kitchen Hand

2 Towers Street, Chillagoe Qld 4871

Barstaff wanted for outback pub!

We are looking for an outgoing and energetic backpacker to join our great team as a barmaid/kitchen hand.
Must be reliable, honest and happy with a good work ethic and also have a current Queensland RSA or willing to get one. Please only females apply as you need to share with another female. I pay award wages, and accommodation and meals are included. We are approximately 3hrs from Cairns, close to all far North Queensland tourist attractions.



Carbon Fibre Fabricators

Toowoomba, Qld

Making interesting things in carbon fibre.

If you would like to make a variety of interesting components in a rural location, that has everything a city has, then please consider us.



Chef/Cook for busy historic country hotel

North Burnett

Chef/Cook for busy historic country hotel



Farmwork for 2nd WHV


Looking for someone to do causual farm work to start from 9 Oct 2016. Male preferred. Over 168cm height preferred. $18.90/hour plus super.2nd WHV available but have to stay over minimum 88 days. Work involves mainly gardening works. On average 2-3hrs/day, 5days/week including weekend. Hours may go up and down depend on the weather.Accommodation is $50/week and stay in your own room. Electricity is $2/day.Free pick up/drop off at the airport/bus terminal if you don't have your own transportation.2 weeks trial.Must cook for yourselves with most of kitchenware provided.Need to take a bus to town (20mins) for grocery shopping and on return to the farm, you will get picked up free.The job is perfect for someone wants to work in a relaxed environment and to qualify for 2nd WHV. Please describe a bit of yourselves re nationality, age, work experience, when can start etc through your CV.



Gardening and Landscaping

Mudjimba, Sunshine Coast

We have a guest room at our acreage next to the beach on the Sunshine Coast. We will provide food and accommodation in return for 20 hours work per week. We have 2 primary school aged boys and are building a pool sop need some help with general gardening, and landscaping over the next couple of months. When not working you are free to use bikes and surfboards and we will make you welcome and show you around the Sunshine Coast. Free surfing lessons included :-)



Housekeeping Attendant

Brisbane and Melbourne

Hotel cleaning work available
Room and common area cleaning



IMMEDIATE START Cherry Tomato Picking second year visa


Cherry tomato picking $4.80 per bucket one of the better contract farms in Bundaberg
short days work 6 to 7 days a week
Visa days signed no problem
everyone starts on cherry tomatoes but as a working hostel we have plenty of hourly jobs so you can expect to be on tomatoes only a week or 2 befor we can find you a better payed job





Outdoor work experience with machinery and tidy habits



Looking to change your circumstances


No Cold Calling
We teach you our proven success formula to attract business directly to you. You will not be asked to write a list of family or friends to promote your products or business too. This business stands alone.



Market Stall Staff Wanted


Market Stall Assistant -Casual Position
KinCen,Thai Cuisine, is looking for staff (male preferably as there is some heavy lifting,hot wok etc.)who has experience in ASIAN WOK /STIR FRY to run our market stalls in Brisbane.

Requirements for this role:

*You must be able to work on Weekend (Early Morning)

*You can cook with WOK

*Work includes front of house and cooking

*Hardworking, Reliable, Honest

*You can work under pressure

*Good communicate

*Ability to speak English is mandatory

*You MUST have your own transport.


*Bump-In and Setting Up of market stalls.

*Wok Stir-Fry.

*Delivering high levels of customer service.

*Assisting in food preparation.


*Lifting heavy items like gas bottles, water buckets etc.

*Taking down, bump-out, return to base.

**hourly pay + staff meal**

If this sounds like you and interesting,email your resume to:



regional hotel seeks barmaid


small regional hotel is seeking a barmaid to start 28th september



Retail Sales

Indooroopilly Brisbane

Sales position in pop-up store for fashion



Seafood process worker

Mooloolaba sunshine coast

Seafood processing work available sunshine coast factory.
September to december.
Day and night shift



Second Year Visa Work - Blueberry


Looking for 15 people to start ASAP, Picking Blueberries in Childers.
Paid contract $2.00 - $5.50 a kg.
Accommodation is $120 a week and Transport is $10 a job (Farmer wants everyone to take bus)
$100 deposit is required on check in.



Welder, carpenter and landscape gardener

Winfield QLD

Wanted back packing couple for casual work in exchange for accommodation.



Welder, carpenter and landscape gardener

Winfield QLD

Wanted back packing couple for casual work in exchange for accommodation.



Welder, carpenter and landscape gardener

Winfield QLD

Wanted back packing couple for casual work in exchange for accommodation.





Admin Internship to Job opportunity


Do you love working in a growing organisation which offers better opportunity for your future career? We have a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative, growing organisation!




Aupair/ Big Sister


Au pair/ big sister needed in Gunnedah nsw 4 and half hours from Sydney. We may not have beaches in Gunnedah but you will definately find long life friends here.
Other aupairs also in town. Minimum 3 month stay. We have had aupairs for 6 years. Our girls love the experience of learning about different countries. We keep in contact regularly with all of our old aupairs as they have become a big part of our family. In fact one is still in town applying for permanent residency.
Must have caring nature, along with their love off art, be creative, love music, sport etc.
We have 3 girls ages 13, 8 and 7. All girls are at school with both schools across the road from our house. Our house is 5 bedrooms so you have your own room with shared bathroom. Help mainly needed before and after school.

We also own and operate a hotel so extra $$ available here and there if interested in waitressing to fill in your day.
Please pm for more details




Bar and Wait staff

Ivanhoe NSW

Wanted Outback pub want a couple to help run Pub




Bar Maid


We require two barmaids asap
Bar tending / cleaning live in position with free accomodation provided.




Charity Ambassador


• Great location – opposite World Square, 5 minutes from Central and Town Hall Station!
• Attractive wage – $23.64 an hour PLUS commissions and incentives
• Full time hours
• Full training provided!
• Fortnightly pay
• No Cold Calling!





Belmont, Lake Macquarie, Newcastle

Chef/Cook to work mainly evenings, Thursday to Saturday. With some day work, good hours, friendly team. We are located at Belmont Golf Club




Contact Centre - Banking - Immediate Start


- Contact Centre - Warm leads only
- 5 Minutes to central station
- Immediate Start
- Base pay plus commissions




Event Cooks/Kitchen Hands - Sydney Night Noodle Markets!

Hyde Park

We are currently seeking passionate and friendly individuals to be part of our dynamic event team for the Sydney Night Noodle Markets, Hyde Park, Thursday 6th October - Sunday 23rd October 2016.




Exhibitions and Events Labourers

Sydney CBD and greater metro area

General labourers required to assist in construction and dismantle of exhibitions and events




Extreme Sports Promotion Staff - Live in Positions available

Surrey Hills, Sydney.

Perfect Backpacker Job - Work, Earn, Play, Travel !




Farm and horse hand


Helping on farm and with show horse team. Live in as part of a farming family




Farm Hand


General work on a mixed farm operation




farm hand, smallholding

Binalong, NSW 2584

Varied work including fencing, making and laying mud bricks, weed eradication.The right person for the job will be handy with tools, responsible and safe, willing to learn new skills and able to work with others as a team. This person (or couple) will be sharing delightful accommodation with one other worker: own bedroom, share kitchen, bathroom, lounge.
The site has stand-alone solar power, water supply and waste management. Opportunity to learn about sustainable lifestyle and passive solar design.






We are looking for a experienced farmhand to help on our busy broadacre farm. We are about to start our grain harvest so long you s will be expected.




Farmhand internship, 2nd yr visa eligible

Coffs Harbour region (postcode 2450)

Farmhand internship (food and accomm in exchange for work, NO $) on beef cattle breeding farm, 2nd year visa eligible. 1 or 2 people sought URGENTLY for weeding soybean crop prior to harvest 23/3. Other farmwork jobs also involved if applicants want to stay longer.




Free beach holiday in exchange for gardening 24/9-30/9/16

Werri Beach, Gerringong NSW 2534

Free beach holiday in exchange for gardening
Seeking two to four people (friends, couple or small family) for 6 nights 24/9/16-30/9/16




Fruit picking job - Get paid weekly!


The pay rates average at around $700 to $900 per week, ranging from $400 to $3,000 per week depending on your performance, doing different types of work like Cherry picking, Stone fruit picking and more!

Plus! You can get your 2nd holiday working visa.




Fun, Friendly & Fearless People Wanted!

71 Balfour st chippendale 2008

Fun,Friendly & Fearless People Wanted!

Do people often use the word “fun” to describe you?
Are you considered the life of the party?
Do you have the ability to talk and interact with just about anyone?

If you fill the above criteria, we want you!

Come join Rush in Sydney! You will start in entry level sales, where you will have the chance to talk to people on a daily basis and show off that out going personality of yours.

We’ll provide:
• A supportive and FUN team environment
• Friendly team competitions with excellent prizes!
• Weekly crew nights (can you beat your manager at pool?)
• Generous comms and incentives
• Earnings paid weekly
• Career progression for the more ambitious
• Immediate starts available
• Full product training and ongoing support

No experience is necessary but customer service skills may be seen as an advantage. The most important thing is that you love to have fun and can provide a positive attitude every day! If that sounds like you then apply today!

Successful applicants will




General Labourers For Meat Processing Plant

Inverell NSW 2360

Seeking Casual workers for a range of positions at a busy beef abattoir (meat processing plant) in Inverell NSW.
Second visa eligible
$23/ hour




Grain harvest staff

Northern nsw Southern qld

Experienced farm hand required for upcoming grain harvest in October November




Handyman/grounds keeper

South West Rocks NSW Australia

Temporary work on Island Property, half way between Sydney & Brisbane. Free camping available, great fishing, swimming, swim with the Dolphins, snorkelling, crabbing & oyster collecting. Free boat pick up & return from South West Rocks. Help around the property. Toilets available, You will need a shower solar bag & camping gear plus food etc as there are no shops on the Island. Only persons of good character need apply, no smokers or drugs as we live in a clean safe environment & like it that way! Contact Debra 0432300021 or my email bookings essential to arrange boat pick up. Position from 7th September 2016




Men Hair Stylist/Barber

Canberra,ACT, Australia

Work for brand new barber shop on Holidays visa with possibility of extension and sponsored visa




Motel assistant

Grafton NSW

1 /2 persons, Willing to assist with everyday running of a 12 room family run Motel




Regional Hotel Seeks Barmaid


barmaid to work in small regional hotel.




Shop Assistants


We're looking for passionate people who love to keep active and busy to work in our takeaway shop near Manly . Applicant should be able to thrive in a fast paced, team environment and always be willing to go the extra mile for their customers and team. You should also be a good team player and fluent in English. The role is physical in nature, so you'll need to enjoy hands-on work and meeting deadlines and our shifts can be between 10am and 8pm (Tuesday to Sunday).
Daily routine works include operation of POS, customer service, preparation of food and minor cleaning.




Skilled Labourer

ropes crossing

Experienced Skilled Labourers FULL TIME+ Travel











Vineyard Helpers

Milbrodale, NSW

Largest Organic Vineyard in the Hunter Valley is looking for Wwoofers for Vineyard and Cellar Door help. This is unpaid work, other than the best of food and wine.
Riverpines is 2 hours by car or about $6.00 by City Rail from Central in Sydney.




Au Pair / Nanny


Looking for a kind and caring live in Au Pair.



Landscaping Labour

Adelaide Metropolitan Area on Multiple Sites

Own transport is required to site, working 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday.
Applicants must be fit for work and on current working visa.
Payment by EFT to bank account.




Looking for employees in Tasmania Casual or full time

Hobart Tasmania

Please go to the Menu Bar Employers, Tasmania and post your job




Backpackers - Full Time, Fixed Pay, Entry Level Positions!

St Kilda

We are a leading sales and marketing company that excel in face to face sales and promotions

Fixed, Weekly Pay PLUS Uncapped Comms
Work as long as you would like to
Travel Opportunities
Make New Friends!
Easy, entry-level with training provided



Bar or Housekeeping - Work for Accommodation

Melbourne CBD

20 hours work in either our on site bar or in our hostel housekeeping in exchange for work for accommodation.

BAR: RSA is required and you must stay minimum 4 weeks.
HK: Minimum 2 weeks



Events Cleaning Staff

Melbourne CBD

Events Cleaning Staff Required



Experienced Masseurs Required


An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual with a passion for Massage to join. We are located at busy Bridge Road in Richmond.
The working place is clean and spacious. We look after our staff as well as customers
We offer a supportive and welcoming environment whereby colleagues are encouraged to share their skills knowledge in the industry to promote career development.
We are looking for a professional who have passions in their career not just for earn for livings
If you have qualification, it is a plus. If not, sufficient working experiences and skills are welcome
We beleive professional manner is the ethic of work in the industry, we respect ourselves as well as respecting our customers.
Interpersonal communication skills are required to work as a team and provide quality service to customers.
If you think you agree with principles above, please contact 0413830478



Horse Person

Northern Victoria Benalla

Person to work on large pony stud,usual duties stables,showing,drivers licence,handling young stock.
Some experience needed



Live-in Gardener/Housekeeper Couple

Taggerty, Victoria 3714

Would you like a change of pace? How about some stress-free country-living in a creekside bluestone cottage in
exchange for part-time work?

We need a live-in Gardener/Housekeeper couple at Kingbilli, a 200 acre llama-breeding & eco-tourism property on the banks of the Little River at Taggerty, 90 mins NE of Melbourne in Victoria's Central Highlands.

Home to 200 species of native wildlife, Kingbilli provides a real environmental close-up & a relaxed country lifestyle.



Looking for full or casual employees for Victoria

Melbourne Victoria

Go to Menu bar Employers Victoria and post a job on WorkStay




Arthurs Seat / St Kilda

This is a Nanny Role. I have 3 children 12-7 and am working a lot in this last part of the year. My husband is a touring musician and i run an art gallery in Melbourne. Our kids go to school in beautiful Arthurs Seat, but we also have a house in St Kilda. Its complicated. But basically we need a casual, fun, flexible person or couple to hang out with the girls when we are not around. We have cars, so you can use a car. We have a spare room and a house with a beautiful view. You must have excellent references!!!!!!!



Resident (volunteer) Gardener/Housekeeper couple

Taggerty, Victoria

Offering you a gorgeous self-contained cottage on 200 acre farm and wildlife refuge in rural Victoria in exchange for 2 days work per week.



Resident (Volunteer) Gardener/Housekeeper couple

Taggerty, Victoria 3714

Offering you a gorgeous self-contained cottage on 200 acre farm and wildlife refuge in rural Victoria in exchange for 2 days work per week.



Silage harvest


Work available for silage harvest



Taking great Instagram shots second nature to you?

Worldwide - work remotely

Are you a backpacker or an avid traveller? Do you have a great Instagram account because you take awesome photos? Is taking great Instagram shots second nature to you? Are you in Australia? planning to hit the beaches in Asia? the slopes in Japan? or even heading home to wet SW Wales? Wherever your destination, this little job could be right up your alley

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