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Enjoy Australia With a Brisbane Working Holiday

If you like travelling throughout Australia and wish you could stay longer, there is a way to make that possible. Working Vacations give you the opportunity to explore the area during Longer Stays. Brisbane is the ideal city for extended working vacations. This city is friendly and easy going with beautifully warm weather all year long. It has a cosmopolitan feel, yet it is close by many of the major tourist attractions. 

Brisbane offers many part time, full time, and temporary job opportunities. Transportation to and from a job is readily available. Trans Link provides public transportation with trains and busses. City Cat Ferries also Offer transportation, but you may find a bicycle is handy to have. There are designated bike paths all over the city of Brisbane. The following categories offer numerous types of work.

Major Industry
• Retail
• Tourism
• Construction
• Agriculture
• Aviation
• Mining
• Biotechnology

• Surfing Instructor
• Cruise Boat
• Hotels

Event Work
• Food Service
• Ticket Sales
• Flyer Distribution
• Security
• Parking Attendant
• Vendors
• Information Guide

Also popular with travelers is factory and office work, telemarketing, maintenance, as well as positions in nursing, restaurants, gardening, and catering. Perfect for anyone backpacking through Australia is resort help, bar attendant work, hotel work, harvesting, holiday gift wrapping, and babysitting.


Travelers looking for work while exploring Brisbane can take part in informative job workshops. Here one will receive help with writing their resume, have access to a migration agent, and job databases are provided. Many of the hostels post job boards where backpackers have had great success finding work. 

You can also do an online search of employment agencies and companies in Brisbane that have temporary work for travelers. It may be helpful to email businesses directly, even if they haven’t advertised for help wanted.


Anyone wishing to work while travelling this country will need to get an Australian Working Holiday Visa. This allows an individual to remain in the country for up to 12 months, study for four months, and hold a job for up to six months per employer. Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years of age, meet financial and health requirements, and may not bring along any children. A migration agent (such as Hunt Migration in Brisbane) can help you obtain a visa.

Where to Stay

Brisbane has numerous accommodations available for those who are on a working vacation. Hotels and motels come in a wide range of prices that will fit any budget. Brisbane’s serviced apartments offer suites that can feel quite homey. They come with full kitchens, dining areas, lounges, high speed internet connection, gyms, pools, and laundry facilities. These are ideal for longer stays. Many travelers find it economical to rent an apartment with another traveler. Hostels are well suited to backpackers.

Brisbane Hotspots

When looking for a place to work and stay keep in mind Brisbane’s hotspots. Found along the Brisbane River is New Farm Park. Here you’ll find relaxing areas among the rose gardens and shade trees. This is also home to the arts and culture of the Brisbane Powerhouse. Moreton Bay is a peaceful location. Here travelers can experience surfing, diving, biking, and tobogganing.
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Enjoy Australia With a Brisbane Working Holiday


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