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Hi please have a browse around Workstays search page for casual work and jobs for Backpackers, Students and working holiday visa holders in Australia, even if you are migrating to Australia and seeking permanent work. We can help you, with our extensive list of job contacts, we may have a job that suits your needs and we can help you enjoy your stay in Australia.

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 popin 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!!

Looking for casual work in a particular state try these NSW, WA, SA, NT, VIC, Tassie. Queensland



Bar Staff Mandurah


We are seeking an experienced Bar Person/s with a current Work Permit, preferably Irish or British travellers. An RSA will be required. Murphy’s is situated on the Waterfront in Mandurah and accessible by train with a shuttle bus to the door. Website: If you would like more information please phone Peta on 08 9535 2666



Bar/Wait Staff


Casual Position for busy tavern in High Wycombe Night and weekend Shifts availble



Bar/Wait Staff


Do you want to be a part of the team behind Perth's award winning bar and restaurant? We're looking to fill the following positions... Bar/Wait Staff ,Door Hostess and a 3rd - 4th Year Apprentice Chef



Cafe Assistant

Melville Perth

Cafe assistant



Casual Food & Beverage Attendants.

East Fremantle

Tradewinds Hotel – East Fremantle is looking for Casual Food & Beverage Attendants.
If you are enthusiastic, have common sense and a pleasant disposition and strive to take care of customers the way you would like to be looked after. – Then you need to be part of our team.
We have a variety of shifts, including day shifts.
Previous experience, RSA certificate and a Police clearance is required.



Casual Waiter

Claremont Perth

Days Only



Chef/Cook & Bar Staff


(8 weeks from 31/01/2016 )


Koorda Hotel is located approx 270km North East of Perth, in the Central Wheatbelt. Koorda is a small country, farming town with a population of approx 400.
Looking to hire 2x Bar Staff & 1x Chef/Cook - Backpackers/Travellers Preferred
- a pair of bar staff travelling together, or a couple 1 chef/cook & 1 bar staff.
Minimum of 2 months work available - Live in (Food / Accommodation provided pro-rata)
VISA work a possibility for the correct person/s - START ASAP



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



Fulltime and Casual Bar & Wait Staff

South Perth

Coco's Restaurant and The Bellhouse Seafood Cafe, is currently looking for new talent for their busy, fast paced restaurant team.

Opportunities are currently available for individuals that are disciplined, highly motivated, self driven and career minded.



Hospitality work


Working in Northham country pub




rocky gully W.A

casual bar work and cleaner accommodation and meals supplied.



Live in Nanny

Mid West WA (Mount Magnet & Geraldton)

Young female sought for live in position with family with 2 boys, 3 and 4 years old for approximately 6 weeks.
Good opportunity to save as meals and accommodation supplied plus a weekly wage. Also a chance to experience outback life.



One day manual labour

North Fremantle

We require someone this Thursday 14th to assist sanding down the hull of our boat. No experience required but must be a diligent worker



Receptionist for Shiralee hostel

Northbridge perth

Receptionist to work behind the counter helping with booking in guests and general duties around the hostel ideal for a couple of single traveller.



Wanted Housekeepers, Barmaids, All rounders,Cooks

Clermont Qld

we are looking for housekeepers, barmaids, all rounders,and people with cooking experience to work in our hotel





repairs to livestock trailers, working with steel




2 Female Backpackers or Woofers Wanted


Free Accomodation all Meals and Internet



2 Female Backpackers or Woofers Wanted


Free Accomodation all Meals and Internet



2 People for Olive Tree Prunning

Kimbri, Rydal/Hampton Rd Rydal NSW 2075

I operate a small (1000 tree) olive grove at Rydal (near Lithgow) NSW
and have a need for two unskilled pruners
for a week in the week beginning 8 July 2013. I can provide
accommodation and meals and a reasonable hourly
rate. I would work with them. The job would involve pruning trees,
picking up and burning the prunings. I would be able to interview
applicants in Sydney.



Cattle Farm work Townsville area

Niall Station Charters Towers

We run a cattle property in north queensland west of Townsville, great large house supplied, general cleaning, mowing and cattle work will be required



Energetic and adventurous couple needed to work on a small island in the Southern Great Barrier Reef


Energetic and adventurous couple (24-30 year olds) needed to work on a small island in the Southern Great Barrier Reef off Yeppoon. The work is for four hours a day doing odds and ends, landscaping, maintenance and cleaning for up to two weeks, and is unpaid. Accommodation & linen is provided in clean self contained accommodation on the beach. After work you will be free to enjoy the snorkelling, fishing and glass bottom kayaks around the island. You will need to provide your own food and groceries. Transport to and from the island will be arranged.



Exercise Rider

Peak Crossing Qld

Exercise Rider required for Queensland property. Must be an experienced rider. Full time position with opportunities to learn other skills while at the property. Accommodation available but own transport is helpful.



Family looking for great healthy cook

Currumbin Valley Gold Coast

Family looking for great healthy cook who will prepare juices and meals for family of 4 throughout the week- along with some organic gardening of our vegetable gardens. Must have experience in vegetarian and raw foods, friendly, honest and hard working, reliable. Meals will be required to follow healthy living principles for cancer recoverer who is following the Gerson Therapy (this will be explained and taught).Some light house cleaning and gardening also. Hours will depend on skills but generally we need someone to prepare daily juices throughout the day, healthy organic fresh meals and tend garden and suspect that this would be 4-6 hours a day 5 days a week. Pay negotiable based on skill

We live in Currumbin Valley (10 min drive from the stunning beaches of the Gold Coast!)



Groom for team of showjumping horses.


Groom for team of showjumping horses.

Job available for 3 months travelling thru out Qld, grooming a team of showjumping horses at shows.

Experience and competent with horses is necessary. Food and Accommodation provided + $100 per week.

Starts soon as possible.



Horse Rider / Groom

Goulburn NSW

A position is avaialable for a Groom/rider on a farm 160 KM's south of Sydney. Horse experience is a must. Riding is optional.



Live and Work on the Great Barrier Reef

Great Keppel Island, Great Barrier Reef

Position 1 - Great Keppel Island
Want to experience living on an Island on the Great Barrier Reef - spend your spare time snorkelling, swimming, bush walking or simply enjoying a beautiful pristine Island. Backpackers required for 2 - 4 week periods (may be extended by mutual agreement) - 4 hours of work per day, six days per week in exchange for accommodation and meals. Any hours in excess of the 4 hours will be paid. Variety of work available - housekeeping, kitchen work, minor maintenance, gardening, basic clerical. Daily ferry to and from the Island.

Position 2 - Food and Beverage Attendant - Keppel Haven
Food and Beverage attendant required - Keppel Haven, Great Keppel Island. Position involves serving alcohol, food and making coffees. Must have barista experience. RSA required for bar work. Live-in position. Guaranteed minimum - 16 hours per week.



Motel/Restaurant Staff required

Clermont, Queensland

4 star motel & restaurant requires restaurant staff. Duties to include waiting tables, serving drinks, kitchen prep, reception duties, cleaning plus other duties as required



Nanny/Au pair - live in


Food and Accomodation provided. Pocket money. Great hours.



Roadhouse Attendant


We are looking for two energetic, honest, hardworking people to join our team at our busy Roadhouse located in Hughenden (approximately 380km west of Townsville). Duties will include serving customers, managing the till, replenishing stock, cooking, cleaning and anything else that comes up. Short order cooking experience is preferable.

Accommodation available with immediate start.



Shop assistants


to help at weekends in clothing section



stablehand for general horse stud


Thoroughbred Stud one hour from Brisbane requires a stablehand for general horse stud duties.Horse experience is preferable but not essential. Immediate start. Accommodation available please contact at or phone .



Tree Climbing and Looping Jobs available

Cairns and Port Duglas

MPDT is currently looking for staff, particularly from the UK with tree climbing and lopping experience. In and around the cairns and port douglas area and our industry is great for time on visa. please call for further queries





100 Cherry Pickers Wanted

Stoney Point Leeton NSW

Looking for 100 people to do cherrys picking work starting end of oct. 2012.




Backpacker wanted

Coonabarabran NSW

I am from Coonabarabran which is in Central Western NSW about an 2 hours drive north of Dubbo. I am looking for a backpacker who needs to
do the 3 months work in a rural area. I lease some land up here and run some cattle and grow some small crops. I was thinking of hiring a backpacker to help me
for 3-4 months. It would be live in town with myself in a 4 bedroom house so would prefer a female.




Bar Work

Sydney NSW

We are currently on the look-out! Professional Bar & wait staff are required for this busy CBD restaurant. Personality Essential! Experience preferrred. Join our hard-working team in this iconic Sydney venue. Flexible shifts available in this 7-day a week operation.




Business Development: Sales

North Sydney

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Use your knowledge of the training and development industry to grow within an established organisation. Synergy Training & Consulting is a leading provider of quality training solutions across a range of industries with a great working culture and environment. We are a well known company with a reputation second to none, we have grown organically through superior business process and back end infrastructure over recent years and have strong forecasts to continue this growth in the short, medium and long term. We are currently seeking dynamic Business Development Consultants in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.




Car Wash Casuals

Parklea NSW

Great outdoor work at vibrant modern CarWash Cafe. Award
pay and good hours.




Carpenter Required

Berridale NSW

Carpenter Required in the Snowy Mountains






Looking for a cook or chef for start as soon as possible in cafe/restaurant in Avalon NSW, walking distance to the beach!

Duties include everything from food prep, cooking, presenting food and cleaning - and everything in between.

We are a super busy cafe so you must be able to work under pressure and under the supervision of the head chef.

Voted 2015 best cafe on the Northern Beaches, this cafe has a great work environment. Apply today to start working by the beach this summer

We need someone to start ASAP and will keep the advertisement open until the role has been filled by a suitable candidate.




Coaches wanted for the Spring School Break


Coaches wanted for the Spring School Holidays 2011 for children’s sports clinics in various locations throughout Sydney




Experienced motor mechanics required


Our client requires experienced motor mechanics to work for their professional well established organisation in Sydney.




Farm Work (Tractor Operators)

Bonnie View Moree NSW

Would you like to work for Prospect Downs Farming Co? We are looking for tractor operators for sowing our summer crops and for helping with the upcoming harvest, for November




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.




Gardening @ Murrumbateman NSW

Murrumbateman NSW

The work involves clearing an area of overgrown grass, leveling an area to prepare for garden paths, clearing overgrown water feature, (may need to stand in water)and generally assist with mulching and general maintenance.




Horse Groom/Rider

Goulburn NSW

A position is avaialable for a Groom/rider on a farm 160 KM's south of Sydney. Horse experience is a must. Riding is optional.





Rockdale SYDNEY

Hostesses Attractive Ladies required for 5 Star Retreat. We are looking for fun & outgoing girls seeking an enjoyable and motivational Environment.




Immediate Hiring for Accounting Interns


Planning on working full-time? Then, this internship is for you. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to work with us. Positions are limited!

Full-time positions will be offered to those outstanding interns!




Internship for Accounting students and graduates


This is ASAP! We are still in need of staff in Accounting. Those who standout on this internship will have the chance to work full-time!




Looking for Full and Partime Workers


If you would like to post a job on WorkStay. Please contact us or go to Employers NSW




The Perisher Manor Hotel (snow season)

Perisher Valley NSW

The Perisher Manor Hotel are inviting applicants to fill the following positions for the coming 2009 winter snow season.

*Head Chef
*Edge Cafe/Bar Supervisor
*Base 1720 Bar & Restaurant Supervisor
*Pub Family Food Court Supervisor
*Housekeeping Supervisor
*Cocktail Bar Attendant/s
*Food & Beverage Attendant/s (Rest & Bars)
*Housekeeping Room Attendant/s
*Front Office Receptionist/s
*Night Auditor
*Kitchen hand/s




Urgent: Cherry pickers! (an average of 700-900 per week pay)


Are you reliable and hardworking? Do you need to get your 2nd holiday working Visa? Then this farm opportunity belongs to you!




Wanted Carpenter and builders labourer


wanted carpenter and builders labourer start now.




Workers to pick and pack Tomatoes

Pheasant Nest Sydney

Tomatoe growers looking for casual workers to help pick and pack our produce. For the right applicates we can supply accommodation .




Backpackers Needed For Vintage 2016

Barossa Valley

Backpackers needed to pick Grapes in the Barossa Valley.




Arckaringa Station via Coober Pedy

Care taking of homestead, checking stock waters on outback cattle station.



Casual Cleaning Technitions





Cook / Chef


Busy hotel in the Copper Coast region requires a Casual Cook / Chef. Hours will be 16 to 20 per week and will be over variable shifts. Experience is essential. Award rates will apply and in accordance with relevant experience. To apply please email your current resume along with at least 2 work related referees



Looking for casual or full time workers in South Australia

South Australia

If you would like to post a Job, please go to menu bar, Employers, South Australia and fill in the form this will put your job vacany on our website. If you have problems doing this please contact us



Massage therapist jobs

Adelaide city center

We are looking for a skilled and experienced therapist in remedial massage who has the drive and passion to build lasting relationships with patients by going the extra mile.

This is a great opportunity to work in a relaxed, established and friendly environment.



Mystery Shopper / Secret Shopper Port Augusta

Port Augusta South Australia

Mystery Shopping.



Security Officers

SA- Freeling

Seeking Qualified Security officers to join respected security northern regional company. You will need to be fully licenced in S all aspects of security. You will be required to work all over the Barossa Valley region option to work at Murray Bridge and The Riverland Successful applicants will be required to have thier own reliable transport and be available for on Call Duties at short notice. Employment Times will be negotiated with the employer and will realate to work available at time of duty. Pay rate Security Officers Award SA. email resumes that meet all Security requriements to




Cherry picking

Upper Scamander, East Coast Tasmania

3 weeks work picking casually in cherry orchard, accomodation supplied,



Crop Maze - General help

Hagley, Tasmania

Workers required to help run a Crop Maze. Weekends only.




Orford Tasmania

Casual employment working in a Gourmet Pizza Café in Orford, require both back and front of house, basic cooking skills an advantage



Looking for employees in Tasmania Casual or full time

Hobart Tasmania

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




AuPair/Household Assistant

Geelong CBD Victoria

We are a busy family living on a sheep stud/farm, 10 min from Geelong CBD. We are looking for a fun
loving, energetic, hassle free person who is responsible, well ordered and a self starter to assist with the
running of our house. We have 3 children, 2 of which are at school, the youngest is 20 months. Depending
upon the applicant we shall assist with farm work requirements for second year visa.





Need experienced Bartenders with current RSA Certificate (no Statement of Attainments) for casual day festival work.



Chef/Cook/Cafe Allrounder


Live in position for a Chef/Cook/Cafe Allrounder in a funky little Cafe in the City.



Chefs,Cooks and Kitchenhands wanted for Ski Resort

Falls Creek Victoria

We are looking for Chefs,cooks and kitchen hands for our restaurant at Falls Creek Ski Resort, on a casual basis for the rest of the Ski season approx October Please contact us if you are interested.



Farm hand


We are seeking a self motivated person to assist on our mixed family enterprise located at Smeaton Victoria.



Garlic harvest

20min from Ballarat VIC

working on the garlic grader in the packing shed, potential accommodation available



Like to work in a hostel

Apollo Bay Victoria

General hostel duties 2 hrs a day for free accommodation & breakfast
plus free use of internet ,bikes, surfboards etc. Min 1 mth required



Looking for full or casual employees for Victoria

Melbourne Victoria

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



Outgoing Backpackers Wanted In Melbourne

St Kilda

Come earn some serious money in the best job for young travelers and backpackers in Australia.



Professional Home Cleaning


Position Available
Full Time Hours, Monday – Friday from 8.30am - 5.30pm
Great way to see Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula

Full Training Provided – Professional sign written vehicles supplied – Day time work only




Looking for Full and Partime Workers




Need two Casual Worker Darwin


We are moving houses this coming Monday (within Darwin) and need two strong men to help - it will be about half a day's work, and we will pay $30 cash per hour, per person.



Retail Manager

270kms NE of Alice Springs via Utopia

We are looking for the right people to help us manage our privately owned community Store. We need a Manager with experience in working with a diverse range of people and managing staff. Experience in either retail, or a related industry would be an advantage and we are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic person or couple with initiative and a positive attitude. Red Gum is based on a 1280 acres of Bushland 268 kms North East of Alice Springs. There is a retail store providing food, groceries, furniture, vehicle accessories, electronic equipment to the local communities and three main houses and other caravan accommodation for up to 7 people.

We are creating a vibrant interesting community providing the best and most efficient service to the local communities. It is a great bush lifestyle and the area is teeming with wildlife and stunning scenery. Join us for a fun time and time out from the city life!


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