Fruit picking, seasonal & harvest work in Gin Gin

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

Fruit picking Gin Gin

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Gin Gin is a small outback country town with a population under 1,000 and is located in the southern half of Queensland. It is situated inland, but is only about 60 kms from the ocean.

It is located about 370 km's from Brisbane, which should take about 4.5 hours to drive, if you don't make any long stops along the way.

Its postcode is 4671, 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.


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Best time to find fruit picking work in Gin Gin

There are a number of different crops grown around Gin Gin. The very best months to go are January to February for the mango picking, and from March to April for citrus picking.

Depending on the season, you may be able to find work in most other months, but I highly recommend you organise a job before going, otherwise you may find there is no work for you.


    Jan     Feb     Mar     April     May     June     July     Aug     Sept     Oct     Nov     Dec  
Avocados: NoMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNo
Citrus: MaybeMaybeYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoMaybe
Mangoes: YesYesMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Longans/Dragon Fruit: MaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Vegetables: NoNoMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoMaybeMaybeMaybe

  Legend:

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





How to find fruit picking work in Gin Gin

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) and Jobfind Centre, listed below:


Name: Jobfindcentre

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


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 Gin Gin

There are a number of options available including hotels, motels and a caravan park. There are also more camping options at the show grounds.

There are no back packer hostels in Gin Gin, however, there are a number of hostels in Bundaberg, which is less than 50 kms away. Many people commute each day.

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

Name: Gin Gin Visitor Information Centre

Address: 48 Mulgrave Street, Gin Gin Qld 4671 Gatton Qld 4343

Website: www.bundabergregion.org

Email: info@bundabergregion.org

Telephone: 1300 722 099



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