Harvest Bonus - Up to $2,000!
There are lots of great reasons to work and travel in Australia - and now there’s one more! Help out the farmers, get a relocation rebate and have an awesome time travelling around afterwards! Rebates towards rent, travel and job-related costs available from 1 November 2020 to 31 December 2021 for short-term agricultural work for at least 6 weeks (at least 120 hours) undertaken at least 90 minutes from your Australian address (can be a YHA), in a harvest, regional or remote area. Conditions apply – international travellers find out more.
View the Government fact sheet here.
Not sure where you want to start? Check out the Harvest Trail Map then follow the simple steps below, that YHA have put together, to help make it easy for you:
1. Register -> then Find Work
BEFORE you find a job, you need to register with the Australian Government to ensure you are able to apply for the rebate. Be sure to follow the steps A-B-C
Get a tax file number
Get a JobSeeker ID
Get a myGov Account
2. Getting Around
YHA has all your travel needs sorted – from how to get to your new job, to how to get around and see more of Australia once you’ve got that hard-earned cash & rebate in your pocket!
3. Work & Stay
YHA has some great properties where you can stay while you work, in prime locations along with a social vibe - choose co-living or a private room. YHA is also your ideal 'home from home' as it can count as your Australian address for official purposes!