Nash Lane cafe, Mildura, VIC © Visit Victoria

Best backpacker jobs in Australia

Limes Hotel, Fortitude Valley, QLD © Anwyn Howarth

Limes Hotel, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

Job search tip

Because working holiday makers can only work for one employer for six months in industries like retail and administration, try searching for jobs offering three and six-month contracts.

Cotton Harvest, Dalby, Toowoomba, QLD © Matthew Taylor/Tourism and Events Queensland

Dalby, Toowoomba, Queensland


You can follow different harvest seasons all around Australia. Check out the Harvest Trail's interactive map to see when and where different crops are harvested.

Stanley wharf, Stanley, TAS © Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett

Stanley wharf, Stanley, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain Canyons, Cradle Mountain, TAS © Off the Path

Cradle Mountain Canyons, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania