Fruit Picking Cobram Victoria (ok)

 

Fruit picking in Cobram Victoria


Main harvests


Apples, Cherries, Stone Fruits, Citrus, Tomatoes


Cobram is a large fruit growing area situated on the Murray River just 250 kms north of Melbourne. The district is referred to as “Peaches and Cream“ country as it is an irrigated fruit and dairy region with large areas of stonefruit varieties and many dairies. The small farm area expanded with the introduction of soldier settlements after WWII followed by a significant number of Italian immigrants arriving and establishing themselves in the farming community.
Cobram includes the smaller towns of Barooga, Strathmerton, Tocumwal and Yarroweyah. See also Shepparton and Echuca.

Looking for fruit picking jobs in Victoria try our jobs board or purchase our online list of Fruit picking Farms
Best time of year to go fruit picking in Cobram is:

  • January to December - Citrus
  • January to February - Vegetables
  • January to May - Apples, pears
  • April to October - Tree pruning
  • November to February - Cherries
  • November to April - Stonefruit

Search for current jobs in Cobram
Seasonal work jobs 
Farm hand jobs

Harvest labour providers

CVGT Employment & Training Specialists - Cobram

Harvest Labour Provider
Address: 48 Punt Road
Phone: 03 5871 2888
Fax: 03 5871 1825
Website: http://www.cvgt.com.au


Transport

How to get Cobram?
Cobram is 250 kms north of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway and the Goulburn Valley Highway and 542 kms south west of Sydney on the Hume and Murray Valley Highways. Rail and bus service operate daily from Sydney to Cobram via Albury and a daily rail and bus service is available between Melbourne and Cobram via Shepparton. There is no local public transport available between properties.

Van hire companies

Travellers Auto Barn

Phone: 1800 674 374
Website: http://www.travellers-autobarn.com.au
Email: pb@travellers-autobarn.com.au

Wicked Campers

Phone: 1800 246 869
Website: http://www.wickedcampers.com.au


Accommodation in Cobram Victoria

Where can I stay in Cobram?
There are a number of hotels, motels, caravan and cabin parks in town. Many of the grower’s orchards now offer accommodation on site also so check with them first.


General Information on Fruit growers

There are between 80 to 100 growers, of various sized orchards, in the area taking in the smaller towns such as Barooga, Strathmerton, Tocumwal and Yarroweyah.

Australian WorkPlace

For information on finding work, careers and training, and other Labour Market information. The Australian WorkPlace is a product of the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations.
Website
http://www.workplace.gov.au/

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

For information on visiting and working in Australia, and postcode areas eligible for second Working Holiday Maker visas.
Website
http://www.immi.gov.au/

Australian Taxation Office

For information on Australian taxation system including online Tax File Numbers and associated details.
Website: http://www.ato.gov.au/




Australian Wool Industry.
Website: http://www.wool.com.au

Wool Search
Wool harvesting employment opportunities can be found on this website.
Website: http://www.woolsearch.com.au

Shearing Contractors Association of Australia
Wool harvesting employment opportunities can be found on this website.
Website: http://www.scaa.org.au

Shearing World
Wool harvesting employment opportunities can be found on this website.
Website: http://www.shearingworld.com

Department of Primary Industries Victoria
Biosecurity
To reduce the risk of spreading Queensland fruit fly, you must not take fresh fruit (including tomatoes, capsicums and chillies) into a fruit growing area. Fruit infested with fruit fly may appear to be intact on the outside.
If you have mistakenly taken fruit into a fruit growing area, it should be placed in a sealed plastic bag and left in the sun for a minimum of three days, and then placed in the rubbish bin. Maggots can also be killed by stewing or freezing the fruit.
Website: http://www.dpi.vic.gov.au

National Harvest Labour Information Service
The National Harvest Labour Information Service welcomes you to the Harvest Trail Website. Linking Jobseekers with Harvest Work throughout Australia.
Address: 126 - 130 Deakin Avenue


Phone: 1800 062 332

Website: http://www.harvesttrail.gov.au
More information
NATIONAL HARVEST INFO HOTLINE: 1800 062 332

  

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