are always plenty of backpacker
to help you to finance your travels.
There is only one thing - you do need a visa that allows you to work in
The most popular such visas are the working holiday visas that allow
you to stay in the country for a year, and if you work enough in right
places, for a second year.
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The most popular such jobs are fruit
picking jobs. It is amazing how many backpackers flock in the
where the season starts, and those jobs are not hard to get. A good
advantage is also that those jobs get you around in Australia, instead
of spending all your time in Australia in the same city.
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Another popular type of backpacker jobs is within the hospitality industry.
It is usually
not too hard to get a job as a waitress in Australia (as opposed to
Europe where at least in the older days waitressing used to be a
properly educated occupation and not just a casual job).
Even easier is it to get a barmaid
job in outback pubs. They need staff, they like
for the backpackers themselves they are a great break from the busier
areas and an excellent opportunity to stay and experience the true
Outback cattle stations
and farm stays
also employ backpackers.
These tasks can be a little more unfamiliar for an average backpacker,
but a great opportunity to learn about the real life in the Australian
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correct in the language used in Australia.
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