What is a Working Hostel: A working hostel is where staff actively helps their guests to find work as long as you are staying at the hostel. A working hostel does not mean you work in the actual hostel, but you may get a job if they need a worker. Working hostels can be situated anywhere from the city centre to rural areas.
Sydney (Number 1 destination for overseas visitors) was the first city to be set up in Australia as a penal colony back in 1777 when the first fleet arrived from the UK. The main industries are property and business services, retail, manufacturing, and health and community services.
Darwin was established as a small settlement of 135 people at Port Darwin in 1869 and was called Palmerston the government changed it to Darwin in 1911 and is now one of the fastest growing capitals in Australia. Darwin has grown from a pioneer outpost and small port into one of Australia's most modern and multicultural cities.
South Australia's city. Adelaide was founded by free settlers rather than with convict labour and has grown into a very successful city. As the capital city of South Australia it as become home to many Australian industry, South Australia is home to the Australian wine industry with Barossa Valley at the head.
Hobart the second oldest city in Australia after Sydney was set up in 1803. Hobart is a busy seaport, home for the Antarctic activities of Australia and France. The city also supports several other industries, including a high-speed catamaran factory Incat and a zinc smelter, as well as a vibrant tourist industry.
The state of Victoria with the capital city being Melbourne is a must do when travelling Australia. It is the second largest city in Australia and loves it sport. We have add below a list of casual Jobs that are available for Farms, Outback Pubs or Hotels, Factories, bars, clubs office work, Holiday Resorts and many more places you may find employment while travelling around Victoria.
Remember The southern hemisphere sun is much more intense than the northern hemisphere and you can do a lifetime of damage to your skin and eye's if you're not careful. In Australia, the term slip, slop, slap, has been coined to remind us about the sun's danger especially when working outside.
If you have a valid Working Holiday or Student Work Visa, Tax File Number and at least 3 weeks availability (Workstay recommends at least 3 weeks or ideally more) and are reasonably fit (bending, climbing ladders, long hours standing, all weather) then you will probably consider doing some kind of horticulture work.
Queensland situated on the east coast of Australia is the biggest travel destination for overseas travellers and backpackers. Capital city Brisbane was set up as a penal colony in 1825 and not until 1842 were free settlers allowed to settle there. Brisbane is now the third largest city in Australia.
Australia has the highest incidence of sunburn caused cancers in the world. The southern hemisphere sun is more intense than the northern hemisphere, and you can do a lifetime of damage to your skin and eye's if you're not careful. In Australia, the term slip, slop, slap, has been coined to remind us about the sun's danger.
Most WHV's are valid for 12 months from the date you first enter Australia*. They can be extended for a further 12 months if you accumulate at least 88 days (3 calendar months) participating (can be as a volunteer, contractor or employee) in what is classed as Specified Work in a Designated Regional Area.
Most Outback Stations are mainly Sheep and Cattle Stations and then you have the farms that do Wheat and Barley that are closer to the major cities and towns.
Outback Stations and Farm work will go towards your 2nd year visa whether its paid or voluntary.