The Australian Working Holiday: Work versus Play!


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I am now in my 8th month in Australia and have decided not to do the 88 days regional work to get a visa extension. This decision has mostly been made by the fact that I have run out of time to find something suitable and to complete the days, but the idea of picking fruit for hours and an allergy to horses ruling out most farm work didn’t help!   Plan Your “Working” Holiday   Planning when to do the working part of your Australian working holiday can have a big impact on your year. I worked part time Read more

5 Positions To Apply For!



Everyones looking for work, here’s four hot jobs exclusively at Working Holiday Jobs. If you don’t like what you see simply check out the job board any time! Native German, French and English Speakers Needed in Sydney Pay – $22.78 – $25.75/hr Modern Call Centre Free private company gym & classes Task include responding and following up on inbound customer enquiries by e-mail, telephone, or chat in a timely manner. Great working environment Daily perks such as coffee, soft drinks, fruit etc. *Backpackers, Australian citizens, Students can apply Apply Now Bar Staff Needed in Melbourne Bar is known for its Read more

My Australian Experience: Ups & Downs


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So you’ve booked your flights, saved up your travel money, said your goodbyes, and your now heading on your way to Australia for a trip of a lifetime. The brochures suggest nothing but fun, new friends, famous land marks, valuable life experiences, sunshine, and great opportunities to earn whilst you travel. Is this the actual reality though? By and large, yes. Australia has not only brought me special memories of visiting some of the most fascinating places on earth with like minded people. It has also taught me valuable life lessons, from finding work in a strange new city, to Read more

You Have A Visa, What’s Next?


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First off, congratulations on reading this. It shows that you are serious about wanting to get the very best from your working holiday and enjoy every moment of this unique (and expensive) opportunity that you have paved out for yourself. In 2012/2013 over 210,000 visas have been issued by the Australian government to people just like you. Firstly, its great to remember that you are not alone! There is a fantastic community of us offering both work and travel advice to help you out along the way. My name is Joel Mitchell and at the date of writing this I Read more