Working hostels are a great way to travel and stay at whilst visiting Australia. Working hostel should be committed to helping you find work whether it is working within the hostel or for local companies. The best working hostels are normally in the small towns, where the farms are located, if you stay at the hostel they will actively help you find work through there contacts with the local companies.
Emergency contacts in country you are travelling too.
You can get pretty much anything you need in Australia.
Do some research on whether to bring or buy when here.
Great summer gear can be purchased in Australia
Check exchange rate.
The regional Working Hostels are were you get to meet a lot of the locals and get to fully experience the true Aussie culture, not in the big cities.
Looking for Working Hostels in Western Australia.
Looking for Working Hostels in Queensland.
Looking for Working Hostels in New South Wales.
Looking for Working Hostels in Victoria.
Looking for Working Hostels in Tasmania.
Looking for Working Hostels in Northern Territory.
Looking for Working Hostels in South Australia.
We have put together a few lists to help you find accommodation and work whilst travelling around Australia these will help point you in the right direction.
Travelling and working in Australia will be a life changing experience
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 (www.immi.gov.au) or visit a Travel Agent or an Australian Embassy or Consulate in the country you are in.
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.