Perth Hills Forest Lodge Hostel

Perth Hills Forest Lodge Hostel is situated in the Marri and Jarrah Forest within the beautiful Mundaring National Park. The area is home to amazing flower congregations and wilfire with over 50 species of birds and many kangaroos. The hostel can serve as a base as you complete harvest work or simply see the Perth Hills region.

Perth Hills


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The Perth Hills region is a 45minute-1hour drive from the Perth Central Business District. The region covers Kalamundra, Mundaring, Carmel and Pickering Brook so there will be no shortage of activities to do in your spare time. Harvest work wise you’ll have exposure to positions picking apples and stone fruits.   Fruit Picking Jobs in Perth Hills Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Perth Hills Getting There It’s a 45 minute from Perth, public transport will only get you so far, so it will be better having your own car. Accommodation In a nutshell, if you secure accommodation it Read more

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After 8 weeks of voting to rank the best in the industry With over 36,000 votes from 11,000 voters – it’s time to reveal the Finalists for the Adventure Travel Awards 2014! The winners will be announced at the gala dinner, MC’d by Kerry O’Keeffe on the 7th November at Rydges World Square, Sydney. We are nominated for Best Recruitment Service Fruit Picking Jobs made it to the finals in the category for Best Recruitment Service along side with 3 others companies: Workerswanted, Job Shop Perth, Job Search Australia. Thank you! We would like to personally thank all our users Read more

How Much Will My Tax Refund Be?

Tax Refund
So you’ve been working away, saving up your dollars for the next trip, will it be asia, the east coast, over to perth through the Nullarbor or even NZ? Wherever it is, you know that tax time is rapidly approaching soon, and you’re probably wondering how much tax you’re going to get back.

Important Facts

The Australian Tax Year Runs from July 1 – June 30th
If you’re not a Resident for Tax Purposed you will be taxed at a higher rate.

The Current 2013-2014 Tax Rates For “Residents For Tax Purposes”


Taxable Income Tax on this income
0 – $18,200 Nil
$18,201 – $37,000 19c for each $1 over $18,200
$37,001 – $80,000 $3,572 plus 32.5c for each $1 over $37,000
$80,001 – $180,000 $17,547 plus 37c for each $1 over $80,000


The Current 2013-2014 Tax Rates for “ Non Residents” for Tax Purposes


Taxable Income Tax on this income
0 – $80,000 32.5c for each $1
$80,001 – $180,000 $26,000 plus 37c for each $1 over $80,000


So now you’ll be asking yourself, “Am I “a resident for Tax Purposes?

If you arrived in the country prior to or in January 2014 then you’re deemed a “resident for tax purposes, this means you’ll be taxed like any other Aussie and will receive the 18,000 tax free threshold. Therefore every dollar you’ve been taxed up until 18k, you’ll be entitled to it!
If you’re not a resident for tax purposes, then you’ll be required to pay 32.5% tax on every dollar you’ve earned while in the country! That’s a huge difference!
Now if this also seems a bit confusing or you want to know where you stand, you can try our free Tax Refund Estimator Below, here you’ll be able to get an accurate estimate of the refund you’ll be due.

How Much Will My Tax Refund Be?

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