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Agriculture Visa Australia 2021

What is the Agriculture Visa? The Agriculture Visa (also known as the Ag Visa or Agri Visa) is a new Australian visa aimed at helping fix a labour shortage in the farming, fisheries, forestry and meat processing industries. The visa…Read more
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Best Job Sites in Australia

Best Job Sites in Australia
We’ve collated a list of the most popular employment websites in Australia and ranked them by their Alexa Traffic Ranking. Take a look at the table below to see where Backpacker Job Board features in the list of best job…Read more
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Best Locations in Australia to Find Work

Best Places in Australia to Find Work
Where are the best places in Australia to find work when travelling on a working holiday visa? Anyone who has travelled Australia knows that it is a particularly big country. Because of this you need to be strategic in how…Read more
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Mayla Patterson, Gatton: Illegal Lockyer Valley Hostel

Post Updated: 22 March 2021 On 19th March 2021, the ABC reported that Mayla Patterson was back in a Queensland court room. She was convicted and fined $65,000 for her latest breaches of safety issues at her hostels in Gatton…Read more
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How to Travel Australia and Live Rent-Free

Australia can be expensive – this is something that international visitors, particularly backpackers, find out pretty quickly: compared to other countries. And in no space is this costliness more acute than in real estate. Australia’s two biggest cities, Sydney and…Read more
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Register for the Big Victorian Harvest and Receive Bonus $2,430

The agriculture industry in Australia has a problem. Being the alluring destination that it is, Australia usually boasts hundreds of thousands of working holidaymakers, each of whom looks for temporary, well-paid casual work to continue their adventure Down Under. But because…Read more
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Backpackers’ Guide to The Kimberley

Tucked away in the northernmost corner of Western Australia, the Kimberley is a 423,517 km2 region home to awe-inspiring landscapes, gorgeous gorges and ancient rock formations dating back 350 million years ago to the Devonian period — some of the…Read more
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Work and Wander out Yonder

The Western Australia state government today released their latest ad campaign aimed at encouraging WA residents to get out in the field and work in regional WA. If you are in WA and looking for farm work or fruit picking…Read more
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The 5 “Border Corners” of Australia

5 border corners of australia
If the red centre of Australia is known for anything, it is nothing. Endless, remorseless, perfect nothing. Sure, there are the big ticket items – Uluru, Lake Eyre, Kings Canyon – but in a space about as big as Europe,…Read more
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How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter to a potential employer is a daunting task. And if you have to write it in your second language, in a foreign country, for a job that you might never have done before, it becomes even…Read more
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Free Sample Cover Letter Templates

You’ve read our 9 tips for writing an awesome stand-out cover letter, it’s now time to get started on your own. We’ve created some free sample cover letters for you to use. Let’s take a look at three different cover…Read more
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A Backpacker’s Guide to the Northern Territory

Author: Kaeli Conforti After spending seven years working as a full-time writer and editor in New York City, Kaeli sold everything and embarked on a solo backpacking adventure through Southeast Asia before starting her Working Holiday Visa years in Australia…Read more
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