Some say Rutherglen is Australia’s oldest wine growing region with winemakers passing down knowledge to 5 generations of family and workers. You’ll find yourself picking grapes, vine pruning, vine thining due to the vast number of wineries in the region. Otherwise there’s work apple and cherry picking.
Fruit Picking Work in Rutherglen
Rutherglen is a 3-4 hour drive north east of Melbourne, trains run daily from both Melbourne and Syndney to Albury and Wangaratta. A connecting bus runs from Wanga-Rutherglen.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
- Check out the Wineries, there’s heaps!
- Great Southern and Northern Mines
Many harvest jobs will meet the Second Australian Working Holiday Visa eligibility and count towards the 88 days of specified work. Some regional locations and jobs are ineligible which could lead to the Department of Immigration rejecting your application. So remember to confirm whether or not your fruit picking or harvest job will count towards the Second Australian WHV.
Get in Contact with the local recruitment centre