Fruit picking, seasonal & harvest work in Gatton

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

Fruit picking Gatton

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Gatton is a medium sized outback country town located in southern Queensland, not too far from the border of New South Wales and it has an approximate population of 5,300.

Its postcode is 4343, 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 only 90 km's from Brisbane, which takes about 1 hour to drive, and 877 km's from Sydney, which would take you about 10 hours to drive.


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Best time to find fruit picking work in Gatton

Gatton has a good amount of vegetable work almost all year long. July and August tend to drop off a bit and you may have trouble finding work during these months.

Depending on the weather for the year, other months can potentially be hard to find work, you should always check before you decide to come for work.

Gatton also has work in the melon industry, with the peak month in December, although sometimes you can also find work in January and February.


    Jan     Feb     Mar     April     May     June     July     Aug     Sept     Oct     Nov     Dec  
Vegetables: YesYesYesYesYesYesMaybeMaybeYesYesYesYes
Tomatoes: MaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoMaybeMaybe
Melons: MaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes

  Legend:

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





How to find fruit picking work in Gatton

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

Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select Brisbane and Queensland 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):

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 Gatton

There are a number of different options available to people looking to stay in Gatton, including: hotels, motels and caravan parks located in town and a lodge in close-by fruit picking township of Laidley. Some farms offer facilities for on farm camping for their workers but you will need to provide your own camping equipment.

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

Name: Gatton Visitor Information Centre

Address: Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, Lake Apex Dr, Gatton Qld 4343

Website: www.lockyervalley.qld.gov.au

Email: tourism@lvrc.qld.gov.au

Telephone: (07) 5462 3430



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