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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 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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    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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    Backpackers Kununurra WA

     

    Working in Kununurra


    Called the East Kimberley the list of unique landscapes in this amazing part of the world along with the work opportunities
    for working holiday makers make this destination a must for any traveller wanting a truly unique
    Australian Outback Experience.

    KUNUNURRA
    Kununurra is a big horticulture area and ideal for travellers looking for a visa extension after 3 month's harvest work. The "Season" starts around May and goes through to November with peak time's being around June/August & October/November. The main crops are melons, pumpkins, sweet corn, mangoes, plus, on-going tree planting. The downside for Kununurra's mangoes harvest is that it happens during the worst time of the year - weather wise - and during what the locals call "the build up", which means that not only does the temperature start to rise but also the humidity. After Xmas when the actual 'Wet' kicks in, its not as bad because you'll get some relief from the rains. Kununurra is certainly in a stunning part of the world, well worth visiting.


    For up-to-date info on weather and work conditions E-mail

    Please Note: If you are driving into W.A. from the N.T. (or S.A.) DO NOT BRING fruit, vegetables, honey, plants or animals as they WILL BE CONFISCATED at the border Quarantine Checkpoint

     

    EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES 

    • ITEC Employment
    • Regional Link
    • Kimberley Industries

     

    Contact Details

    • (08) 9166 5300
    • (08) 9169 1998
    • (08) 91682176 - Web KIGroup
     

    HOSPITALITY in Kununurra

    The East Kimberley region is a popular tourist destination from May through to October and there are many hotels, resorts, cafes, cattle stations with tourist facilities etc that require staff. If you speak reasonable english and are interested in working in the region for a minimum of 8 weeks then this type of work is often available.

    ACCOMMODATION in Kununurra

    There are lots of caravan and camping grounds available along with a couple of good backpacker hostels. Some farms, hotels and other employers have accommodation available for their staff.

    MINING in Kununurra

    There are several mining enterprises within the east kimberley region and you may be lucky to be around when they are undergoing maintenance work (shut downs). Casual work during shut downs is very well paid and can be available for both guy's and girls. See the employment agents listed above.

     

     
    SANDELWOOD
    • Lincfel
    • Tropical Forestry Services

     Contact Details

    • (08) 9169 1595
    • (08) 9168 1008

    GRAPEFRUIT (March April May)

    • Rewards

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    MELONS & PUMPKINS (April-Nov)  Mangoes (Sept-Nov)

     

    Contact Details

    • (08) 9169 1386
    • (08) 9168 2177
    • (08) 9168 1613
    • (08) 9168 1878
    • (08) 91681216
    • (08) 9168 1305