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Australia Working Holiday Packages

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Our exclusive Australia working holiday packages

Tax file numbers, bank accounts, Medicare cards... YAWN!

Just because it's important, doesn't mean all the boring stuff should be left to you... That's why our Hello Australia starter pack sorts out all those bits while you find your feet and settle into your new life Down Under.

All packages include arrival transfers, cool hostels, fun social stuff, and support from a Working Holiday Hero, along with all of that adult stuff, like finding a job and superannuation. 

Hello Australia

4, 6 or 8 day welcome packs

Now from £228
  • A warm welcome in either Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Cairns.
  • Airport transfers
  • 3, 5 or 7 nights accommodation and Wi-Fi in some of Australia's sickest hostels, like Wake Up! Sydney
  • Local activities such as: city walking tours, excursions and admission to the Eureka skydeck in Melbourne
  • 12 months membership to Work Australia, including 12-months access to the Work Australia jobs board
  • Help with setting up all the boring stuff, like tax file number, Medicare, an Australian SIM, a bank account and pension
  • $25 (AUD) Backpacker by STA voucher to spend

The Big One

Sydney and Melbourne

Now from £514
  • All of the job support, accommodation and perks of the Hello Australia starter pack, plus...
  • A group welcome experience with job help thrown in!​
  • For aspiring Sydneysiders: Jet boating on Sydney Harbour, surf lesson, Bondi coastal walk and beach BBQ and more!
  • For Melbourne dwellers: Food and drink tour, surf lesson, Overnight Mornington Peninsula and Philip Island getaway.
  • 8 or 9 days​, weekly departures
  • 12 months job help and help setting up tax file number, bank account and medicare
The Big One: Sydney
Transfer to your hostel to meet your new buddies in Oz - you'll have plenty of time to bond with a Sydney Harbour jet boat trip, a night out, beach day at Bondi (hello volleyball and beach BBQ's!). Enjoy active adventures like surfing and sandboarding and see wild kangaroos plus a unique overnight stay at a bush bungalow in Port Stepens. On your final days, sort out your working holiday essentials then it's time to start looking for work!
Now from £578
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The Big One: Melbourne
Meet your fellow travellers, sort out the essentials, explore the world’s most liveable city and tuck in to a riverside welcome dinner. Check out Melbourne’s eclectic markets and art-filled laneways before a private food and drink tour. Enjoy a unique Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island overnight adventure, including surfing, wine tasting and sightings of kangaroos, koalas and over 200 penguins! 
Now from £514
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Job Before U Go

Land a job before you leave!

Now from £499
  • Employers will (skype) interview and hire before you depart the UK
  • Popular locations such as the Whitsundays, Cairns and Fraser Island
  • Pre-arranged job before departure in a major tourist resortSuch as: hotels, tourist attractions and resorts
  • Comprehensive welcome orientation
  • Dedicated Placement Manager
  • Help with setting up tax file number, Medicare, Australian SIM & bank account
  • 3-day accommodation pass for Sydney or Melbourne (to be used at any time during your trip)
  • Accommodation assistance

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What do Hello Australia Work Starter Packs include?

All Hello Australia Starter Packs include the following, so you can get on with the fun stuff, like learning to surf, practising your best Aussie accent, or exploring Melbourne's coolest laneways... 

- 3, 5, or 7 nights hostel accommodation, including breakfast and free Wi-Fi
- Arrival airport transfer to the hostel
- Local activities and social events 
- A 12 month membership (that's the whole year you'll be living and working in Australia), to Work Australia. 

What's included in the Work Australia membership?*

- 12 months access to the Work Australia online jobs board and offices nationwide
- Arrival orientation meeting, where you'll find out everything you need to know about living, working, travelling and partying Down Under
- Help with CV building and job consultation
- Assistance with setting up Medicare, an Australian bank account, your Tax File Number (so you can get paid), and superannuation (Australian for 'pension'...which you'll get back when your visa's up) 
- Australian Harvest Guide handbook, so you can follow the harvest seasons around Australia's farms for work
- Help and advice for your Second Year Visa
- An Australian SIM card
- Exclusive WWOOFing membership rate
- A Backpacker by STA Travel discount voucher to spend in any of our Backpacker stores


*These packages do not include a working holiday visa, but are designed to be booked alongside it for support on your working holiday. See visas here. 

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