Jobs Board Queensland


Information for Backpackers looking for casual work in Brisbane, Queensland

Welcome to Workstays job search page for Queensland. If you are a Backpacker in Brisbane looking for work in and around the surrounding areas. A page dedicated to helping you find employment in and around the city of Brisbane and Queensland. Find Jobs in Farming,, Fruit Picking, factory work, office work, IT work etc and the surrounding areas like Townsville, Cairns and if you are really lucky The Whitsunday Islands where you can find work in the tourism and hospitality industry. We will try to help you with all sorts of casual work.

If you have any suggestions or if you are looking for a permanent job or you are a working holiday maker looking for seasonal work then check the jobs board or email us at our contact page and send your details or go to the employers section for Queensland (only for employers) and login .

We will be continually update the Jobs Board for Queensland as we find more work, so keep checking back or follow us on twitter where we add the latest jobs as they come in.

If you have any suggestions or if you are looking for permanent job seekers or working holiday makers for seasonal work in your company then please email us at contact page and send your details or go to the employers section Queensland and login.

Looking for casual work in a particular state try these NSW, WA, SA, NT, Victoria

Jobs Board For Queensland



Administrative / Executive Assistant


This is a contract position; however it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our client companies.



All rounders wanted for Queensland Hotel

Mitchell Queensland

Bar Work, general cleaning



Backpacker Wanted for our Country Pub..

Oakey Qld

We are looking for a Bar attended for our country pub.
Do you have a bubbly personality, Bar experience and a current RSA? If so we need you.



Bar Attendant/Cleaner

Oakey Qld

We are looking for a Bar attended for our country pub.
Do you have a bubbly personality, Bar experience and a current RSA? If so we need you.



Camp Cook

Boyne Valley

Cook and clean for 5 -6 people on an exploration project one hour from Gladstone - immediate start.



Dream Job Interstate! Keen Backpacker Couples Wanted, Vehicle Supplied! $1000 Pw Gt Plus!


Hello backpacker couples.

Enlighten Press is a children's book publishing company looking for a couple who is mature, fun and great at talking to people to travel Australia.

The ideal couple will be:

- Resourceful and mature
- Travelers are welcome
- Friendly and have a positive attitude
- No sales experience is needed
- We supply a modern vehicle
- This is an easy clean job and you will be free to travel coastal Australia while earning at least $1000 per week per person or $2000 per couple.
- This is not a door-knocking or fundraising job, but a legitimate, highly regarded sales position.
- Why be stuck in the middle of nowhere, when you can see Australia while you work, have the weekends free and go to the beach.
- This is not poorly paid farm or orchard work but an easy way to travel and save money before leaving Australia.

The job -

- You will be travelling Australia, visiting our pre-booked, pre-qualified appointments to schools and kindergartens, who will know you are coming and so no cold calling
- Travelling a pre-booked route, which we have been doing for the last few years
- We pay weekly

What you get-

Excellent money $$$
Modern company L300 van
Apply today and start tomorrow
Travel Australia while you earn

About us

Enlighten Press is a two year old new children’s publishing company experiencing extreme growth. We are a family owned company with an international reputation in the educational sector.

Please note, you have MUST HAVE a manual driving license

Call Nick now on: 0421 543 444. Apply now, immediate start.



farm hand/ construction work


Farm construction no visa sign off just experience



Governess(teacher) position availlable on SW QLD station


Job Description

Hi! We are looking for an outgoing, friendly person to teach our three children (Janica 10yo, Flynn and Kain 9yo)through Charleville School of Distance Education. The kids have their own schoolbuilding at home and need a governess to guide, teach and encourage them for the last two terms of the school year.

For this position we require you to have : Senior First Aid Certificate

QLD CCB Blue Card (working with children check)


Health Check

What we offer you: Private accomodation with TV and AC.

Private bathroom seperate from accommodation.

Shared Laundry

Food and Board

Weekly wage

If you are interrested in this position please contact me for a full position desciption.



Hotel Cleaners, General Helpers

Charters Towers

We are looking for people to clean our hotel apartments and generally help around the property, gardening, mowing, odd jobs etc



Japanese translator/deck hand


Require assistance in translating from Japanese to English and minor labor work on a Japanese built boat at Portsmith Warf in Cairns
Accommodation on board




Mount Isa, Queensland

General labouring including: cleaning; painting and decorating; assisting with building etc



Labouring help required

Magnetic island

In exchange for accomodation and breakfast you will be required to assist me with general labouring duties. I am extending my beach shack and will require help lifting and moving materials.



Property hand

Childers Qld

Live in property hand



Shop Assistant

Normanton Qld

Working on registers and helping put away the load



Strawberry Picking/Packing


Looking for backpackers for picking or packing strawberries for this coming season. June-November. Will sign 2nd year visa if required. Looking for people who can stay for the whole season. No experience required.



Waiting staff


Waiting staff serve customers in restaurants and cafes by taking orders and payment, serving food and preparing tables.


Brisbane the capital city of Queensland.

Brisbane was set up as a penal colony in 1825 and not until 1842 were free settles aloud to settle there .Brisbane is now the third largest city in Australia behind Sydney and Melbourne it has grown into a very successful city. As the capital city of Queensland it has become a friendly and laid back city with plenty of Pubs, clubs and restaurants to cater for the traveller and local. Brisbane is home to many industries from Information technology, higher education with many overseas students, Petroleum refining and especially tourism and hospitality to mention only a few.  So if you are looking for work you should be able to find something that suits you.

Did you know?

  • Brisbane has a population of around 1.7 million.

  • The Kangaroo Point cliffs are results of a violent volcanic event.

  • The Gabba is one of the two major sporting complexes in Brisbane.

  • The Brisbane River borders the city, and one of the most impressive ways to explore the city is to walk.

  • Brisbane is home to XXXX brewery go on a guided tour.

  • Brisbane Markets is Queensland's main wholesale fresh fruit and vegetable market.

  • Brisbane's Southbank Parklands are a five minute stroll across the bridge past the Treasury Casino.

  • The Southbank precinct also includes the Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Museum, Maritime Museum, State Library and the Performing Arts Centre.

  • Moreton Bay and Islands is Brisbane's water playground for both visitors and the local marine life.

  • Dreamworld is an adventure play ground for  the whole family.

  • Wet 'n Wild Water World: This water park is located 50 km. south of Brisbane.


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Tax for working holiday makers.
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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 ( 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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