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Welcome to the Job Board search page for Backpackers

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



Applience Demonstrator

Rockingham, Western Australia

Opportunity to meet many people and travel while working.
$300 + commission, up to $1500 OTE earnings a week.
Can't get bored here - every day is different. Demonstrate high quality equipment to potential customers and change lives.
Aquire skills that will help you be more successful in every venture for the rest of your life.



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


Wanted Chef or Good Cook for Country Pub award wages Free Board and Food .



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



Couple for Farm maintenance/Housekeeping

Hovea, WA

URGENT - Sunday 1st November - Thursday 5th November 2015
40 minutes from Perth city and beaches, beautiful semi-rural location in the Perth hills.
Stay in our gorgeous cottage at 'Gumleaf Cottage Farmstay', surrounded by bushland, horses and farm animals.
In return I would like general cleaning up around the house and yards, house cleaning, maintenance jobs & gardening. Aproximately 4 hours per day each person.



Covering Grain In WA Wheatbelt

Western Australia wheatbelt (country)

Looking for labourers to cover grain in wheatbelt. End Oct/beg Nov to prob early Jan.
Must speak and understand better than basic english
be fit and healthy
able to pass drug and alcohol test
Must have WA whitecard and
current Australian work visa.
$27 per hour
can count towards 2nd year visa.
Not suitable for couples



Experienced Cook/Chef

Bridgetown, Western Australia

Someone who can provide our cafe with excellent presentation/preparation of food.Must take pride in what they make and create.. Must need to speak English,



Food Service & Bar Attendants and Guest Room Attendants

Busselton, Western Australia

Join the team on the beachfront at Abbey Beach Resort, one of the busiest and best resorts in Busselton, Western Australia this Summer!



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



House help


House help



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.



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.



Seasonal Cook

Holt Rock

Seasonal cook for harvest until approx. 15th Dec. Required to cook meals for 4-5 people. Food and accommodation supplied. Own car would be preferable. Immediate start.
Must be reliable and hard working.



Supermarket Assistant


Experienced Supermarket Assistant required on the coast of WA!



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




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.



Casual Mystery Shoppers in Mt Isa

Port Lincoln/ Whyalla/ Port Augusta/ Kadina/ Port Pirie/ Naracoorte/ Mt Gambier/ Mt Barker/ Victor Harbor

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



Casual Mystery Shoppers in Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln/ Whyalla/ Port Augusta/ Kadina/ Port Pirie/ Naracoorte/ Mt Gambier/ Mt Barker/ Victor Harbor

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



Casual Mystery Shoppers in Queensland

Mt Isa/Dalby/ Goondiwindi/Toowoomba/Emerald/ Blackwater/ Roma/Chinchilla

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



Casual Mystery Shoppers in Queensland

All Australia




Casual Mystery Shoppers in Queensland

All Australia

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



Casual Mystery Shoppers in South Australia

Port Lincoln/ Whyalla/ Port Augusta/ Kadina/ Port Pirie/ Naracoorte/ Mt Gambier/ Mt Barker/ Victor Harbor

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



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



Construction Labourer

Wandoan Qld Australia

Labourer for Building Business



Disability Support Facilitators

Gold Coast QLD

Disability Support Facilitators casual roles over Xmas/New Yeaer



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.



Experienced grape pickers


Experienced grape pickers needed for immediate start. Call 0402254365 or 0422353317 thanks



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!)



garden help

cairns, queensland

Help around the garden and in home. Organic garden, approx. half acre of garden on 2 acre property. Accomodation provided.



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



Phone Book Distribution!!

Brisbane and Sydney

See Australia!!
Earn money while you are travelling!!

Deliver Phone Books!!



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



Work for free stay


We have a hostel that requires weekend cleaning . takes about 4 hours each day




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.




Condobolin 2877

barmaid/waitress/farmwork for immediate start.2nd year visa



Beef Jerky Maker

Bangalow, Northern NSW

Learn all about making Beef Jerky.



Car Wash Casuals

Parklea NSW

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




Condobolin 2877

Required for busy country Hotel to assist Head Chef and work solo with wait staff for some shifts



CHERRY PICKERS - Get PAID on an average of $700-$1100 weekly!


More and more benefits awaits you! Come and join us now!

This great opportunity closes soon!





The requirements to get this position are:
Must be physically able to work hard days of picking cherries
Committed and hardworking
Can work 6:00 am - 10:00 am with a 20 minutes break and 10:20 am - 1:00 pm

Duties include cherry picking and other general farm tasks. We have transportation for you in for the duration of your work here.

This is the opportunity for you and will be your solution to be eligible for your 2nd Working Visa! Kindly email



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



Earn up to $700-$1100 per week for Cherry Picking job! CANADIANS WANTED!


Want to be a part of our team? Join now!



Experienced motor mechanics required


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



Farm Work


Farm/construction work for 2 Back Packers
Please submit your details via email to the manager Steve



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



farmhand internship

Coffs Harbour hinterland

farmhand internship on 60 ha beef cattle breeding farm, mid-north coast NSW (20km from Coffs Harbour). Willing to train, relevant farm or trade experience highly regarded. Physical capability and can-do attitude a must. VOLUNTEER position, food and accomm provided, MAY be able to organise payslips for 2nd year visa...



Farmstay: Eligibility for a 2nd Working Visa


Experience day-to-day life at a working farm and harvest fresh-from-the-garden veggies.



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.



Get paid on an average of 700-1100


Get paid on an average of 700-1100 while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Australia!



Help needed - roof renovation


We need help with our roof renovation.We need 7 persons, we offer free accommodation, food, beer etc during the 5 to 10 days renovation




Melbourne, VIC 3000


Are you ready to have a career? The expert in anything was once a beginner. So why not start with your work now? With this one of a kind job experience. Mold your skills and expertise, to be one step closer to success!



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.



Looking for Full and Partime Workers


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



Looking for PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNS in Melbourne and Sydney!


Looking for PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNS in Melbourne and Sydney!

Is photography your interest? Then you are in luck today! Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts at the top. Give yourself a chance of having an experience and enjoy at the same time.



MR / HR Driver

Sydney Region

We are looking for MR and/or HR Truck Drivers and Offsiders for Removal work in Sydney region.

Must be fit and able to perform manual labour tasks and heavy lifting.

Multiple permanent casual positions available for immediate start.

Please call Craig on 0405 569 887 or Karim on 0410 789 484 if interested.



Phone Book Distribution!!


See Australia!!

Earn money while you are travelling!!



Sales Contractor

Based from Sydney's CBD

With international expansion, and six new test marketing campaigns starting, this may now be your chance to get your foot in the door of a growing and dynamic direct sales and marketing company.



Tele Sales - Base Pay + High Comms + Super

Surry Hills

Study Network Australia is growing and looking for fun, reliable and outgoing individuals to join our team, based in our Surry Hills office! Backpackers are welcome to apply!



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



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 .




Casual Mystery Shoppers in South Australia

Port Lincoln/ Whyalla/ Port Augusta/ Kadina/ Port Pirie/ Naracoorte/ Mt Gambier/ Mt Barker/ Victor Harbor

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



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



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



Strawberry Pickers and Packers


we are looking for Strawberry pickers and packers to be based about 50 minutes out of adelaide




Casual Packaging & Warehouse Staff

63 Kennedy Drive Cambridge

Winemaking Tasmania currently have a number of casual employment vacancies to assist with the bottling, labelling and packaging of finished wine and cider products over the period October through to February and possibly beyond.

Applicants must be switched on, reliable and have a strong work ethic with a willingness to be a team player in a fast paced yet friendly, supportive and productive environment.



general farm work for 2-3 workers

Satellite Island

General farm work such as wood chopping, collection, stacking, garden maintenance on island 45 minutes by car from Hobart. Boat trip across from Gordon jetty is 10 minutes. We will pick you up. Wanting hard working enthusiastic people.
looking for 2-3 workers



Looking for employees in Tasmania Casual or full time

Hobart Tasmania

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



Spa Therapist

Coles Bay

Spa Therapist - Saffire Freycinet




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.



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.



Direct Approach Fundraising Advocate


We are looking for a natural leader with face to face fundraising experience to build and co-ordinate a passionate team based in Melbourne. This new role is an exciting opportunity to 'make it your own' and we want to hear from creative thinkers who like to have their opinions heard.



Housekeeping and Kitchen aid

Torquay, Victoria

Fun-loving family, in beautiful Torquay, Victoria, seeking hard-working INTERNATIONAL BACKPACKING COUPLE who are looking for a unique Australian experience and willing to help with housekeeping and breakfast setup at our high-end Guesthouse

Starting date: November 2015 to April 2016 (minimum 4 months).



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



Massage Therapists Wanted

180 Peel St, North Melbourne, 3051

An opportunity exists for a Massage Therapist to join our fast growing, fun and professional team. Part time/casual/contract positions available. WE WILL GUARANTEE A FIXED INCOME PLUS ADDITIONAL BONUSES BASED ON PERFORMANCE. CONDITIONS APPLY, PLEASE ENQUIRE.



Motel Helper


Wanted one outgoing and friendly general helper for our motel business. Duties can include cleaning rooms, cooking buffet breakfast and other meals, reception, and some nannying of 3 children under 7 in exchange for accommodation and meals.



Outgoing Backpackers Wanted In Melbourne

St Kilda

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



PHOTOGRAPHY internship placements available in MELBOURNE!


PHOTOGRAPHY internship placements available in MELBOURNE!

A year from now you will wish you had started today. Take risks, as nothing can substitute experience. Don't let this opportunity pass to enhance your skills and expertise in photography!



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








We're seeking a qualified chef to join us at Harvest Halls Gap in the Grampians!

Halls Gap, Victoria

We are currently recruiting for a full time chef who is passionate about produce and has the skills to work successfully in a busy kitchen.




Fishing Lodge

Northern Territory

3 positions available at our remote fishing lodge. The people we seek is someone who is experienced in office work/bookkeeping.
A builder/ carpenteri
A mechanic
These skills are not essential but preferable. In return we will offer all meals and accommodation and possibly extra paid hours.
This could also lead to paid employment or full time work.



Looking for Full and Partime Workers




Mystery Shopper in Northern Territory

All Australia

Get paid to food, Branded clothes and Luxury goods for sharing your experience.



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.


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