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Is Australia Dangerous for Backpackers?

Is Australia dangerous for backpackers?
Australia is a beautiful place. The people are friendly, the weather is warm, and the landscape is breathtaking. Each part of Australia is different, and there is so much to see and do. But while travelling around Australia can be…Read more
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8 Backpacker Jobs with Accommodation

Backpacker Jobs with Accommodation
When travelling for a working holiday, backpackers often look for jobs that combine work with accommodation. Jobs that offer a place to stay simplify your backpacking experience and eliminate the struggle of finding a hotel or hostel nearby. Working holiday…Read more
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Ultimate Guide to The Nullarbor Plain

Contents: Map Towns on the Nullarbor By Bike By Hike By Train By Car Accommodation Camping & Campervan Attractions FAQs The Nullarbor Plain is a patch of semi-arid desert that stretches from the goldfields of Western Australia across to the…Read more
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Best Backpacker Jobs in Australia for Couples

Best backpacker jobs in Australia for couples
One of the best life experiences a couple can have is travelling together as backpackers. Okay, it can be a challenge, and if you’re still together at the end of your travels, then you should probably get married. However, what…Read more
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Best Paid Backpacker Jobs in Australia

The sun, the sand, the smiles; you don’t have to search very hard to find reasons to visit Australia. The only issue for most potential backpackers is the country’s remoteness, what with it being on the opposite side of the…Read more
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UPDATE: Backpacker Tax Appeal

UPDATED: April 2020 Backpacker Tax Timeline A history of the controversial backpacker tax: The government first unveiled its backpacker tax plans in its 2015 budget, revealing that working holiday makers would be taxed at 32.5 per cent from their first…Read more
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Best Facebook Groups for Backpackers

Best Facebook Groups for Backpackers
Here’s our breakdown of the best Facebook groups for backpackers in Australia. Don’t miss out on all the inside knowledge. For the best travel advice, job hunting help and backpacker chat – join these groups: Backpacker Job Board: Australia Group…Read more
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101 Must-See Destinations in Australia

Australia is vast. Almost unbelievably so, particularly if you come from a relatively dense and compact place like Europe. So if you’re a backpacker who is hoping to see as much as you can during your tour of Oz, choosing…Read more
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Eligible Regional Postcodes Australia for a 2nd Year Visa

So you want to extend your stay in Australia. Here’s a quick run-down of where you need to be located to meet the criteria for your visa extension. If you are on a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417), you must…Read more
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Backpacker Job Board helps bushfire hit communities find much-needed workers

Backpacker Job Board, Australia’s leading employment marketplace for backpackers, has announced a new service designed to help bushfire hit communities find the help they need to rebuild. Today the Federal Government announced that it will allow backpackers to undertake both…Read more
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Backpackers Rewarded with 2nd Year Visa for Bushfire Help

The Australian Government have announced exciting changes to the working holidaymaker programs. Backpackers on working holiday visas will be rewarded with a 2nd or 3rd year visa extension for heling with the bushfire recorvery effort. Backpackers will be able to…Read more
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Where can I see Australia’s most famous animals?

Cut off from the rest of the planet for millions of years, the wildlife of Australia is amongst the most unique in the world. Aussie animals, particularly the famous marsupials, are also super cute – there’s nothing like a photo…Read more
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