Macadamia nuts, chestnuts amongst others are popular nuts which are harvested across various locations in Australia. A different option for the typical harvest trail follower / working holiday maker nut harvest is a fun and challenging task.
Nut Picking Tips
An industry that is being taken over by mechanical pickers, manual pickers will still be required from time to time. Work can be hard, long tours and tiring and often in adverse weather conditions.
Nut Picking Locations
Myrtleford Byron Bay Coffs Harbour
Moree Robinvale Ballina Swan Hill
Things you’ll need when Nut picking
Work will be typically be in hot conditions so remember to stay cool and hydrated unless you’re working in a Greenhouse.
- Non slip sturdy footwear.
- Long Pants or Shorts
- Long-sleeved shirt
- Broad Brimmed Hat
Did you know?
Peanuts aren’t nuts at all
Pay Information for Nut Picking
Pay rates will differ from employer to employer, payment can be on an hourly, weekly or fortnightly basis. It is not uncommon for employers to also have a per piece pay agreement, pay will depend on how productive you are.