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Murgon is know for its strong beef industry, fruit picking wise there’s tomato picking work over summer. You may also get vine picking or pruning work with 7 vineyards within a 15km radius of town.

Population: Approx. 1,300

Fruit Picking Work in Murgon

December to May – Tomato Picking
Vine picking and Pruning

Fruit Picking Jobs in Murgon

Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland

Where’s Murgon

Getting There

The drive should take about 3 and a half hours from Brisbane, take the Bruce Hwy north then jump on the D’Aguilar Hwy. If your headed south it’s a 5 hour drive from Rockhampton.


Bring your camping gear incase the farm will let you camp on site. Otherwise there’s caravan parks, motels and hotels.

Not Fruit Picking – What to do?

Check out the Boat Mountains, home to some of the best panoramic views in South East Queensland. Popular activities include camping, canoeing and fishing.

Extending Your Australian Working Holiday Visa

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.


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