Paid Jobs Australia
Australia is our most popular destination for travellers seeking paid work abroad, and it's not hard to see why! Due to Australia's Working Holiday Visa scheme, gap travellers aged 18-30 are snapping up the chance to earn money in a paid job in Australia.
Why work in Australia?
With year-round sunshine, great wages, English-speaking culture, amazing adventure activities, stunning beaches, wonderful and interesting history, do you need any more reasons as to why Australia is the perfect paid work destination? Australia is famous for its buzzing cities such as Sydney, its party and adventure activities, it stunning beaches and islands and its natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru. Work in this wonderful destination and enjoy a working adventure Down Under!
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Australian Working Holiday Visa
Australia's Working Holiday Visa scheme offers an incredible opportunity to find paid work in Oz! The Working Holiday Visa is available to travellers aged between 18-30 who are intending to work in Australia as a means of supplementing their travel funds. A working holiday visa should be obtained before you leave the UK and lasts for a year. You can book your Working Holiday Visa here with Gap 360.
If you find paid work in Australia you can expect to earn an average of £10-15 per hour, depending on the job and your experience. You'll soon save up some money to fund your travels and have unforgettable Aussie adventures!
Paid work packages in Australia
The best way in to paid work in Australia is by signing up for a comprehensive jobs package. A paid work package will set you up with everything you need to find paid work in Australia, including a Tax File Number, Medicare, 12 months of job support and advice, CV reviews and access to a job search database with thousands of job offers all across Australia! Our most popular jobs package is our Absolute Oz Jobs, which includes a week of group fun and adventure in Sydney and at beach camp, plus 12 months of job support. We also have paid work packages available in Melbourne, Cairns and Darwin.
Ranch or farm jobs
Australia has some of the most awe-inspiring outdoors landscapes in the world. Find paid work in the vast expanse of the outback with a paid ranch job, and channel your inner jackaroo or jillaroo with some ranch hand skills. There are also loads of seasonal farm jobs on offer in Australia, from fruit picking to cattle droving and more. Find farm or ranch work and make the most of the fresh Aussie air as you earn.
Carpentry jobs in Australia
If you are a qualified carpenter with at least 2 years experience you can head Down Under for a carpentry work trial and the chance to land a paid carpentry job in Australia. Share your carpentry skills and see all the stunning sights of Sydney in a paid carpentry job.
Sailing jobs in Australia
Join our sailing jobs programme in Australia and learn how to become a professional crew member, with the chance to find paid sailing jobs afterwards. Head out and explore the gorgeous ocean surrounding Australia, gain a professional sailing qualification and set sail into paid work in Oz!
If you are interested in any of our Australian paid work opportunities, speak to one of our travel advisors and find out how to kick start your Aussie job search!
Absolute Oz Jobs
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Absolute Darwin Jobs
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