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Farm Work in Australia


All year round except over the 6 weeks in December/ early January when it is the wet season. Arrival day in Brisbane is on a Thursday.

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Homestay
  • Horseback Riding
  • Motorcycling


Must have a valid driving licence

Job Types

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Ranch


  • English

Cost in US$:

Oyster’s Outback Programme including 4 days in Noosa, a 5 day training course and up to a year's worth of jobs and support costs $1741

Program Fees Include:

- Excellent preparation from Oyster, including one-to-one interview and informal briefing
- Advice on obtaining a working visa
- (Optional) Help finding a competitive and suitable return flight to Brisbane (cost around GBP £900 from London)
- Help setting up an Australian bank account before departure
- Full financial protection through our ATOL bond if Oyster book your flights
- Being met at Brisbane airport on arrival and transfers to Noosa hostel
- A restful holiday in Noosa when you arrive (4 nights hostel accommodation) and advice on tourist activities
- Transfers to your training farm from Noosa
- An excellent and well-regarded farm training course (5 nights) with food, accommodation, work hat, t-shirt, water bottle and internet access all included
- Introduction to the basics of horse riding, motorbike riding, tractor driving, chainsaw use, cattle work and fencing
- On farm 'shop' where you are able to buy work boots, shirts and accessories
- Medicare, Tax File Number, sim card set up included and arranged for you
- A guaranteed job, with help finding subsequent work for the duration of your visa (12 months)
- Food and accommodation and a wage at your workplace
- Help and advice from our UK office
- Support and advice in-country if you need it with a 24/7 free emergency phone number.
- Free access to InterHealth’s Travel Health Advice Service

On your return:
- References (on request)


$300- $350 AUD minimum per week including food and accommodation and most expenses. Wage can be significantly higher if participant has the right pre-existing skills

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants.

Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Online Application
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day from recepit of form to booking interview

Post Services Include

  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home