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Planning your Working Holiday Australia

Watch the following video on preparing your working holiday trip to Australia. After watching the video you may want to use the following companies to help you organise your visas, bank accounts, mobile phones and much more...

Ozintro - A great start to your gap year, working holiday or backpacking trip to Australia . Everything sorted, plus go as part of a group!

Remember to get your insurance before you go. Check out Insure And Go

Top tips for backpackers coming to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa or GAP Year

Backpacker Jobs in Australia

If you’re looking for backpacker jobs in Australia check out Travellers At Work – Travellers At Work is Australia’s leading job service for travellers, with thousands of positions available nationwide. Bar jobs in Sydney, harvest jobs in Cairns, farm jobs in the Outback – they’ve got it all.

Jobs are updated daily on the Travellers At Work website, Become a Member and TAW will email you new jobs as soon they become available, which you can easily apply for using a handy online resume.

Travellers At Work provides a range of jobs-related services including cheap RSA, RCG, RGS, Coffee Skills and Green/White Card courses, essential to work in hospitality and construction jobs in Australia. They will also help you with WWOOF voluntary farm jobs, working holiday visas, 2nd year visa extensions and claiming your backpacker tax refund. The average refund is over $2000 so download a tax refund form from their website.

Search Backpacker Jobs in Australia:

Accounts & Finance Jobs
Administration Jobs
Au Pair / Childcare
Credit / Collections
Customer Service
Enginering / Technical

Fruit Picking / Farmwork
General Positions
Hospitality / Travel
IT / Web / Media
Nursing / Healthcare

Office Support Jobs
Sales / Promotions
Science / Allied Health
Trades / Labour

Travelling to Australia is easy with OzIntro

OzIntro offers everything you need for the best working holiday in Australia. Our expert team in Sydney take care of everything so your arrival in Sydney is heaps of fun and hassle free.

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OzIntro also includes 12-months membership to the OzIntro Jobs Network– personal assistance for traveller's in Australia looking for work! You’ll have access to thousands of jobs all over Australia for a whole year!
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Watch Out

ACCC accepts undertaking over misleading job ads
A small business owner has admitted to misleading jobseekers, including international tourists, about the availability of work in Taree and other parts of New South Wales and Queensland. Mr Richard Alexander Roberson, trading as Backpacker Employment Services published ... ... [Read More]

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Working Holiday Information for Australia

If you are from the Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and United Kingdom you can apply for a Australian working holiday visa. Generally, you should be between the ages of 18 to 30.

For more information go to our Travel Tips section.

Watch the video on "Australia Working Holiday Visa Dos and Donts" Gives you a guide about what to expect on a working holiday visa.

Travel Tips For Backpackers

Backpacker Hostel Accommodation Australia

Looking for accommodation? Search in our accommodation section for great backpacker accommodation includes, hostels, hotels, camping grounds and much more.

Getting Around Australia

The Rail Explorer Pass gives you 3 to 6 months of unlimited travel aboard The Legendary Ghan, the mighty Indian Pacific and The Overland from AUD$450.00*. (Conditions apply). Discover Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Alice Springs, Darwin, Melbourne and all stops in between.

Current Travel Discounts for Australian Airfares

Backpackers Noticeboard

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  • Latest Discounts from advertisers on website.
  • Starting Point - General questions about backpacking in Australia.
  • Accommodation - Need accommodation or have some to offer.
  • Buy & Sell - Need something or getting rid of stuff.
  • Lifts - If you want a driving companion or need a lift to somewhere.
  • Trade & Swap - If you want to trade or swap.
  • Travel Companions - Find your new travel companion here.
  • Awesome Travel Tips - Find out what other backpackers have found on their trip.

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Recommend Reading

The Lonely Planet publishes great Australian travel guides which contain useful information on backpacking Aust*ralia.

You will notice that most backpackers travelling Australia will carry this book. Buy one before you leave.

We have other books located in our travel tips section under bookshop. Also each destination has specific books for that destination you may want to go to.

Location in Review

This month we're head to Perth, Western Australia. Western Australia is the biggest state of Australia with over 2.5 million square kilometers and a population of over 1.8 million people. The capital city of Western Australia is sunny Perth, which is located on the Swan River. Perth has a relaxing atmosphere and some great beaches to chose from. Nightlife is found in Northbridge with its various restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.


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Study Match - helping students choose the right course for them and for their future career and lifestyle aspirations. Study Match or one of its partners can enrol you for any course at any educational establishments throughout Australia.

GOA International - helping migrants successfully obtain visas to live and work in Australia. We also manage your visa if you intend to do business, study, marry, retire or just travel in Australia.

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Discount Excess Baggage - 25% off the handling fee

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