Are you interested in finding some fruit picking or harvest work in Gingin? Do you need more information about jobs & accommodation in and around Gingin? Then keep reading to discover all you need to know to make your trip to Gingin a success!
Gingin is a small country town, with a population of less than 1,000 people. It is located to the north of Perth, between the Yeal and Boonanarring nature reserves, and about 25 - 30 kms inland from the coast.
Its postcode is 6503, 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 93 km's from Perth, which takes just over an hour to drive.
As far as fruit picking areas go in Australia, Gingin is a low producer of fruits and vegetables. It does not have a major peak season due to the arid nature of the land around the area.
Gingin is known for growing a range of vegetables and dry climate fruits like olives and various citrus varieties.
The best time to try to find work is July to August, although it is possible to find work all year long, depending on the season.
Because Gingin has no major peak season I highly recommend you try to secure a job before going, otherwise you may find that there is no work for you.
Generally lots of work. There may be work. Generally no work.
Then have a look at the Employment agencies in Australia section. Simply select Perth and Western Australia 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):
There are a number of B&B (bed and breakfast) within the vicinity, and there is a hotel in the township itself.
Some labour hire companies may provide accommodation and some of the farms may have camping facilities on their property, but you must organise this before arriving for work.
You can also check with the local Tourist Information Centre to see what other options are available to you.
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