Are you interested in finding some fruit picking or harvest work in Rutherglen? Do you need more information about jobs & accommodation in and around Rutherglen? Then keep reading to discover all you need to know to make your trip to Rutherglen a success!
It has a postcode of 3685, 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.
November to December is great for finding work in the cherry farms, with lots of jobs on offer.
February to April is grape season, with lots of jobs to be found picking grapes for the wine industry.
During the rest of the year, depending on the season, you may be able to find work, if you are lucky. During these months it is highly advisable to try to organise a job before arriving as there may be absolutely nothing depending on the season.
Generally lots of work. There may be work. Generally no work.
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), they often have jobs listed just waiting to be filled.
Considering its relatively small size, there are a large number of options available to you, including a number of motels, hotels, caravan parks, B&Bs and self contained accommodation in and around town.
If that isn't enough for you, you can find camping grounds in the caravan parks, in numerous camp sites dotted along the Murray River, and some farms even have facilities for their workers.
If you are planning on staying on a farm 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.
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