Live, Work & Travel in Australia

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Employment in Australia Continued...

Employers, Agencies & Placement Services

Manpower - Australian branch of the worldwide employment agency.

Medicall Placements - Provider of Sydney and rural nursing jobs for intensive care nurses and midwives.

Medistaff - Nursing agency.

Michael Page Finance - Banking and finance, commerce and industry jobs.

Mindahome Australia - Now the family pet can really have a dog’s life with their own pet sitter. Since 2009 Mindahome has been helping reliable house sitters find house sitting jobs.

National Nurses Plus - A nursing agency based in Sydney Australia. National Nurses Plus can assist nurses who want to work in Australia either on a Working Holiday or if you are migrating to Australia.

Nursing Australia - Nursing agency.

OBI Recruitment - A labour hire company specialising in placing overseas workers in agricultural jobs in rural and regional Australia.

Oxley Nursing Service - Australian nursing agency.

Oz Au-Pair - Oz Au-pair Agency in Australia selects and matches Australian families with au pairs and nannies.

Paxus - IT recruitment.

People For People - Looking for Au pairs and nannies who would like to go to Australia. Minimum hours work is 25 to 30 for room, board and wages. Most homes have pools and beautiful surroundings. Their service is free but you pay your own airfare.

Perisher - A dedicated job site for the Perisher Valley, a ski resort in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales that employs 1200 seasonal staff each year. Employment generally starts in June and finishes late September with a selection of staff starting earlier and finishing later.

Pinnacle People - Hospitality and tourism recruitment agency with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Pivotal - Office jobs.

Quay Appointments - Part time, casual, temp and full time work in offices, call centres, customer service, sales and banking / finance in Australia. A valid working visa, tax file number and a good work ethic is required to join their temporary team.

Robert Half Recruitment - Jobs, recruitment and career advice for finance, accounting, banking and technology professionals.

Smart Au Pairs - A Sydney based au pair agency that specialises in placing candidates with strong language skills and a genuine interest in children, looking for a real cultural learning experience and committed to providing a reliable extra pair of hands for the host family.

SnowyStaff - An on-line recruitment service located in the Snowy Mountains of NSW.  They match employers in resorts with keen qualified job seekers wanting to work in the snow.

Spearmint Rhino - The gentleman's club is always auditioning entertainers and interviewing waitresses for its Melbourne branch.

Techstaff - Scientific staff agency.

Troys Hospitality Staff - If you're going to be packing black and whites for your aussie trip, Troys may be able to help you find work.

Victorian Nurse Specialists - A recruitment and nursing agency providing opportunities for travelling nurses. Call them for an interview for an immediate start.

Visitoz Scheme - Jobs on outback cattle and sheep stations, farms and host farms for up to three months with any one employer are available in Australia. The scheme is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 30 years able to get an Australian Working Holiday Visa or a Student Visa which allows some work.

Voyages - Manage the Ayers Rock Resort, Alice Springs Resort, and Kings Canyon Resort and the island resorts of Dunk and Bedarra. Adobe living and working factsheets are available for download.

Ways Fundraising - Invites applications from potential new team members to raise funds and awareness for their charity partners.

The Wright Nanny - Connecting first class nanny and babysitter candidates with families throughout Sydneysince 1995.

Employment Resources for Finding Work in Australia

Advice & Useful Sites for Finding Work

Aussie Backpacker - Budget travellers guide to Australia. Includes working information, a harvest guide with a map of growing regions, and a general vacancy list. Free print publications are distributed in Oz or send them money to cover postage costs to receive a copy.

Australia and New Zealand Outlook - Now owned by TNT this useful and free tourism and immigration newspaper has relaunched as a magazine and is now available to read online.

Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs - Official information for emigrating, retiring, visiting and temporary residence in Australia, including the Working Holiday Maker Visa.

Australian Job Search - Includes a harvest trail of clickable maps leading to farm and orchard jobs.

Australian Taxation Office

Australian Tax Office Super Annuation Tax - Working in Australia? Superannuation Tax goes into your retirement fund. As a visitor to Australia it is reasonable to assume you will not be retiring in Australia and I'd like my money back, sir, thank you very much. Luckily the tax bods think this is a reasonable request and will give it back (less 30%). Find out if your employer contributes to this fund, and the name of it, while in Australia. Once back home you will need to provide a copy of your visa and the departure stamp in your passport.

Backpackers & Adventure Travel Expo - Held in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland.

Backpackers of Queensland - Backpacker hostel in Stanthorpe that can assist with finding fruit picking work for those in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa.

BarMax Australia - A training and referral company for hospitality work in Australia. They train over 40,000 people annually for work in bars, hotels, clubs, restaurants, marine vessels and special event work.

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