Fruit picking, seasonal & harvest work in Tatura

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

Fruit picking Tatura

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Tatura is a popular medium sized country town located in northern Victoria, and has an approximate population of 3,500 people.

Its postcode is 3616, 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 180 km's from Melbourne, which takes about 2 hours to drive if you don't make any long stops.

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Best time to find fruit picking work in Tatura

There are a number of different fruit and vegetable crops grown in and around the area.

January to March / April are the busiest periods, where there is generally a lot of work to be found.

During the rest of the year it is much harder to find any fruit picking work, he highly recommend you organise a job before going to Tatura during the months of April to December

    Jan     Feb     Mar     April     May     June     July     Aug     Sept     Oct     Nov     Dec  
Stone fruit: YesYesYesYesMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNo
Apples / Pears: YesYesYesMaybeMaybeMaybeNoNoNoNoNoNo
Cherries: NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYes
Tomatoes: YesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Vegetables: YesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo


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

How to find fruit picking work in Tatura.

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

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) and you can also try CVGT Employment & Training Specialists (located in the popular fruit picking town of Shepparton, listed below:

Name: CVGT Employment & Training Specialists

Address: Cnr Sobraon and Welsford Streets, Shepparton VIC 3630


Telephone: 1300 724 788

National Harvest Labour Information Service


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

Where to stay in Tatura

There are a limited number of accommodation options available to you, including hotels, motels, and caravan and cabin parks.

It may also be able to organise accommodation at the farm you are working at, but this should be organised by you in advance, not all farms have accommodation options.

If you can't find any accommodation that suits you, you can also try in Shepparton, located about 20 km's away, many people make the commute each day. Contact the local Tourist Information Centre to see what options are available to you.

Name: Greater Shepparton Visitor Information Centre

Address: 534 Wyndham Street, Shepparton VIC 3630



Telephone: 1800 808 839 or 03 5831 4400

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