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Pay For Your Holiday By Working Around Australia

By on March 22, 2020 in Employment, Visa with 0 Comments

Australia is a wide open country, with lots to see, from Rain forests  and reefs to snow fields.  Sometime working or having a job can be boring, we spend a lot of our time gazing out the windows thinking about those rain forests and snow fields.  Instead of staying in one location and working enough to save and go on a holiday why not consider working around Australia.

If you want to do some research, read Big World Small Pockets advice for working and traveling in Australia.

working around Australia

Take your career on the road

By taking your career on the road, it gives you an excellent chance to see more of Australia, meet a lot of new and interesting people, and you might just find the right job opportunity somewhere you’ve never been before.

Once upon a time, these types of working holidays, were seen as something that backpackers did.  Come to Australia, and work around various places for small minimum wages.  All the while living in a backpacker hostel, surviving on a steady stream of one minute noodles.

But now, it has become a very legitimate way to pursue legitimate career opportunities and see more of the country, by working around Australia, more and more older people are taking this path.

Working around Australia with visa’s

If you are a young foreign national wanting to come to Australia and work and travel around Australia, a Work and Holiday Visa (subclass 464) would be the best way to go.  Its designed for people aged between 18 to 30, and is good for 12 months.

If you are a little older and are wanting to work in your chosen career a 457 Work Visa would be a great choice.  You need to have sponsorship from a business.  You can find jobs with 457 Visas, by doing a JOB SEARCH, just use the search term 457 Visa.

Ideas for Working Around Australia

There are plenty of ways to work your way around Australia, you can always do it through hospitality work.  There are always jobs for wait staff, reservation managers, and various other hospitality positions.

You could start in the summer months in the tropical north.  Then and end up working in one of the ski fields in the south.

Following the fruit summer

Due to Australia’s amazing weather, the agricultural industry is alive and well.  You can also seek work picking fruit, following the fruit seasons around Australia.  This can be a great choice, as sometimes you can get subsidized accommodation or food.

Career work around Australia

You can also take a career positions, if you have a suitable background, for example as a registered nurse, working as a travel nurse makes great sense.   Or if you a qualified engineering, working on large constructions projects around the country can be rewarding.

There are many different ways to work and travel, you just need to find away of combining the two.  There is no better feeling the working around Australia and feeling like your always on a holiday.  Earning money while you are doing it.

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About the Author

About the Author: Penny Smith, has along career working in employment services in Australia. Penny is a regular contributor to Industry Work Australia. .

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