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Workstay for working holiday makers in Western Australia since 1986


The following give 'new chums' insight, 'old chums' memories and 'never have done chums' inspiration, of the world of travelling.

Hopefully for 'all', these modern day adventure stories will remind us of our shared 'human' condition, and that even in the hearts of the cynical, hopes and dreams do reside and that the greatest moments in our lives happen when we help each other.
The world is not, 'all about you and me', it's about us.


Tips for backpacking & staying in hostels

Stephanie did fruit picking 2007

Me and Emma worked in a bakery

Picking is not everyones idea of a great day out!

Tale of an illegal fruit picker 

Adventures of Stubby

A dedicated working holiday blog site

Zen and the art of backpacking

Airlie Beach Queensland/Jackie&Steve's Mini Adventure

Therefore I Travel - leaving my country pub in Western Australia

The night began with cheap schooners in a backpackers favourite

A Girl Who Wishes She Was Australian  interesting insight into all things Australian. Makes interesting reading for Australians too

The Miky Way has the most glitter

Two Small Estonian Girls 

Goodbye Daisy & thankyou 

Fraser Island 4wd group camping 

Backpacking Hostels

From Taiwan to Australia  and the friends you can make in a tomato packing shed!

Best Time's To Travel Australia 

Laidley Fruit Picking More Fruit Picking Laidley 


China teaching english

Megumi rides around

Nha Trang, The Best and the Brightest 

World Blogspot 



Job News

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Latest news on jobs and travel around Australia.

If you have any news regarding backpacker jobs around Australia please drop us a line and we will share it with fellow travellers. Happy travelling!!!!

Labour Hire now licensed in Queensland

Labour Hire now licensed in Queensland – tell backpackers NOW! Labour hire licensing laws have r..


Hotel staff required for Country Hotel

Hotel staff required for Country Hotel. Live in position . Meals included. You will learn a..


The Oyster Farm Shop on Kangaroo Island is looking for a Farm Shop Supervisor.

The Oyster Farm Shop on Kangaroo Island is looking for a Farm Shop Supervisor. The Oyster Farm ..


Overworked Backpackers beware

Overworked Underpaid Backpackers beware Backpackers harassed, overworked on Aussie farms THE s..


Hospitality Bruce Rock WA

Looking for casual worker in Hospitality 25 hours a week /food and accommodation includes in a p..


Hotel All Rounder Tasmania

Pedder Wilderness Lodge is on the hunt for a new All Rounder to join our team. As an all r..


Death in the sun: Australia’s 88-day law

Death in the sun: Australia’s 88-day law The 2017 death of Olivier Caramin joins a growing..


Backpackers looking for 2nd Year Visa

Backpackers are you looking for your 2nd year visas? Well we have the farm jobs waiting for you ..


Grape Pickers 2018 Margaret River WA

2018 Grape Picking Season Margaret River WA REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2018 GRAPE PICKING SEASON WILL..


Strawberry Picking/packing job available - 2nd Yr Visa Eligible

Strawberry Picking & Packing Roles in Bullsbrook FarmworkWA Pty Ltd is seeking casual worker..


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Need Tax Information

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Tax for working holiday makers.
It is a complete myth that you will automatically get all your tax back when you leave Australia! There is a lot of confusion out there amongst, not only working holiday backpackers but also amongst many employers and even some accountants and tax agents.

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Need Visa Information

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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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