Fruit picking, seasonal & harvest work in Cobram

Are you interested in finding some fruit picking or harvest work in Cobram? Do you need more information about jobs & accommodation in and around Cobram? Then keep reading to discover all you need to know to make your trip to Cobram a success!

Fruit picking Cobram

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Cobram is a medium sized country town, with has an approximate population of 5,500. It is located in northern Victoria, on the border of New South Wales and is situated direct on the Murray river.

It has a postcode of 3644, which makes it an area eligible for backpackers and people wanting to come and work and travel Australia to extend their Working Holiday Visa to an Extended Working Holiday Visa.

It is located 260 km's to the north of Melbourne, which takes about 3 hours to drive and about 680 km's from Sydney which takes about about 7.5 hours to drive.


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Best time to find fruit picking work in Cobram

There are a number of different fruit and vegetable crops grown in and around the area.

January to April are the busiest periods, where there is generally a lot of work to be found.

During the rest of the year, depending on the season, you can generally find work, but it is advisable to try to organise a job before arriving.


    Jan     Feb     Mar     April     May     June     July     Aug     Sept     Oct     Nov     Dec  
Apples/Pears: YesYesYesYesMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Cherries: MaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoMaybeYes
Citrus: MaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybe
Stone fruit: YesYesYesYesMaybeYesYesYesMaybeMaybeMaybeYes
Vegetables: MaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

  Legend:

Yes  Generally lots of work. Maybe  There may be work. No  Generally no work.





How to find fruit picking work in Cobram

Firstly have a look on the Jobs Board, specifically the Fruit picking & Harvest jobs in Victoria section.

Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select Melbourne and Victoria as your Location and Agriculture & Rural Services as your Speciality when using the search form to get a complete list of companies who may have job listings.

If there isn't anything on there that interests you, have a look at the National Harvest Labour Information Service (run by the Australian government) and CVGT Employment & Training Specialists, listed below:


Name: CVGT Employment & Training Specialists

Address: 48 Punt Road, Cobram Vic 3644

Website: www.cvgt.com.au/

Telephone: 03 5871 2888


National Harvest Labour Information Service

Website: www.harvesttrail.gov.au

Telephone: 1800 062 332 - 8:30am to 5:00pm (Monday to Friday)




Where to stay in Cobram

Because it is is also a popular holiday destination on the Murray River, there are a number of options available to you, including a number of hotels, motels, caravan and cabin parks in and around town.

Camping facilities on the farms are becoming more popular, with many now having them. However, you should always organise this with your employer before starting your job: not all farms have facilities available and some only have a small number of spots available.

For more information you can contact the local Tourist Information centre.

Name: Cobram Barooga Visitor Information Centre

Address: 2-4 Station Street, Cobram Vic 3644

Website: www.cobrambarooga.org.au

Email: cbtinfo@westnet.com.au

Telephone: 1800 607 607



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