Find information on the search for work on Outback Stations and Farms around Australia; most Outback Stations are Sheep or Cattle Stations. The Wheat and Barley Farms are closer to the towns and cities.
Outback Stations and Farm work can go towards your 2nd-year visa whether it's paid or voluntary. Don`t forget to look on Workstays Jobs board these jobs do come up all the time but be quick.
Types of work you may be able to apply for on an Outback Station to get your 2nd-year visa is quite varied for instance.
Kind of work you may be able to apply for could be:
As you can see there are all types of work to be done on a working Outback Station; there are also Outback Stations that are set up for the tourism market also, so the hospitality sector is quite good and worth checking out, a lot of these jobs are done through recruitment agencies also.
Another way of experiencing an Australian Outback Stations or farm is on a Farm Familiarisation program. If you just want to experience life on an Outback Station or Farm you can do just that with a few different option through companies that have Farm Familiarisation programs, (there are fees attached) these programs give you the necessary tools for working on an Outback station and include activities like:
With this experience under your belt, you should be able to work you way around Australia and have some great experiences and get to meet the locals. If you wish to get more information on these type of companies, please email us at Contact Farm Familiarisation courses.
If you just want to go it alone at getting a job on an Outback Cattle of Sheep Station, then try our list of Outback Farms. We have put together a list of Outback Stations and farms around each State of Australia they will help point you in the right direction and hopefully save you some money all you have to do is the legwork.
Some Useful links for farming in Australia
Check our jobs board in each State of Australia.
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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.
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.
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.