Fruit picking, seasonal & harvest work in Devonport

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

Fruit picking Devonport

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Devonport is a large city, with an approximate population of 28,000 people. It is located north of Hobart, in the state of Tasmania. It is situated in the centre of the north-western coast of the island.

Its postcode is 7310, 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 about 280 km's from Hobart, which should take about 3.5 hours to drive if you don't take any long stops along the way.


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Best time to find fruit picking work in Devonport

Devonport is best known for growing a range of vegetables, with the best months from January to June.

From July to December you may be able to find work, but it is not known as a peak season. During these months I recommend you organise a job before you get there, otherwise you may find that there is no work available.

A range of other crops are grown in the area, however the availability of work in these crops is limited. The best time of year to try to find work in one of these other crops is between December to April.


    Jan     Feb     Mar     April     May     June     July     Aug     Sept     Oct     Nov     Dec  
Apples: NoNoMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Berries: MaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoMaybe
Cherries: MaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoMaybe
Stone fruit: MaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoMaybe
Vegetables: YesYesYesYesYesYesMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybe

  Legend:

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


How to find fruit picking work in Devonport.

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

Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select Hobart and Tasmania 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 Services (run by the Australian government) and Jobfind Centre, listed below:


National Harvest Labour Information Service

Website: www.harvesttrail.gov.au

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


Name: Jobfindcentre - Devonport

Address: 33-35 Steele Street, Devonport TAS, 7310

Website: http://www.jobfindcentre.com.au

Email: jobfind_Devonport@jobfindcentre.com.au

Telephone: (03) 6421 1300 (Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm)




Where to stay in Devonport

Due to its large size, you will find a number of accommodation options in Devonport. This includes motels, hotels, B&Bs, guest houses, backpacker hostels and caravan parks in and around town.

If you want you can also often rent a house or an apartment on a short to medium term lease. And you may also find a room to rent in a shared property.

You can also check with the local Tourist Information Centre to see what other options are available to you.


Name: Devonport Visitor Information Centre

Address: 92 Formby Road, Devonport Tasmania 7310

Website: www.devonporttasmania.travel

Email: tourism@devonport.tas.gov.au

Telephone: (03) 6424 4466




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