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Just under an hours drive from Brisbane there’s work all year round in Laidley. You’re most likely going to get a job between March and November , but many of the farmers know each other, so you may secure work after the current harvest is exhausted. Its a very scenic region and within close proximity to two major cities. Overall Laidley is a good destination for harvest work.   Fruit Picking Work in Laidley March to April – Sweet Potatoes March to June – Beans May to September – Snow peas May to October – Celery, Chinese cabbage May to Read more



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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.   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. Accommodation Read more



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Located on the banks of the Goulbourn River, Shepparton is known as the “food bowl of Australia”. There’s plenty of employment options not only in town but also in the surrounding regions which include Congupna, Grahamvvale, Kyabram, Lemnos and Mooro opna to name a few. You’ll find jobs picking stone fruits, pears, apples, cherries and apricots.   Fruit Picking Work in Shepparton December to January – Grape work May to July – Vine pruning work. September to October – Vine shoot thinning, vine bunch trimming Fruit Picking Jobs in Shepparton Fruit Picking Jobs in Victoria Where’s Shepparton Getting There It’s Read more



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Lying on the banks of the Lachlan River, Forbes is a small regional town some 380 kms west of Sydney. Once a major gold mining town, Forbes’ heritage listed architecture still reflects the 1800s and the money gold bought to the economy. Now known for the diverse lifestyle the town offers, it also has a large array of fruit picking opportunities, including its relatively new wine industry. Fruit Picking Work in Forbes January – Plums January to March – Tomatoes, stonefruit January to April – Grape picking February to May – Apples June to August – Vine pruning November to Read more



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The largest town in the Gascoyne region, Carnarvon is located between Exmouth and Monkey Mia, approximately 900km north of Perth. Famous for it’s Banana plantations you’ll also find working picking mangoes,watermelons, rockmelons, eggplant and zucchinis to name a few. Makes sure you check out the Ningaloo Reef and the beautiful wildflowers when your off the clock.   Fruit Picking Work in Carnavon January to March – Mangoes January to April – Watermelons, rockmelons January to December – Bananas May to July – Vine pruning May to November – Egg plant, cucumbers,zucchinis May to December – Tomatoes, capsicums August to December Read more



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From humble beginnings as a small goldfield, Donnybrook is known as the Apple capital of the south west located approximately 200km from Perth and 35km from Bunbury. The town is surrounded by stunning forests, winding rivers, rolling hills, picturesque vineyards and beautiful orchards.   Fruit Picking Work in Donnybrook February -to April – Pears, tomatoes,grapes February to June – Apples June to September – Apple tree pruning,Vine pruning November to December – Apple thinning, stonefruit December to March – Stonefruit Fruit Picking Jobs in Donnybrook Fruit Picking Jobs in Western Australia Where’s Donnybrook Getting There Donnybrook is a short 2 Read more



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Located 20km from Devonport, Ulverstone is a beautiful coastal town at the mouth of the Leven River. The beautiful scenery, many farms and orchards stimulate the local economy with agriculture and tourism being the main contributors. Soak up the relaxing surroundings and enjoy your time in Ulverstone.   Fruit Picking Work in Ulverstone January to March – Tomatoes January to December – Vegetables, mushrooms Fruit Picking Jobs in Ulverstone Fruit Picking Jobs in Tasmania Where’s Ulverstone Getting There Daily bus services operate from Hobart and Launceston to Ulverstone. You can bring a car over from the mainland via ferry ” Read more


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Surrounded by picturesque national parks Stanthorpe is home to some of Queensland best wineries. At an altitude of 1000m metres it can get pretty cold so pack for all weather conditions. There’s heaps of fruit picking work available, check below.   Fruit Picking Work in Stanthorpe January to April – Grapes January to May – Capsicums, tomatoes, Apples, pears May to August – Vine pruning, stonefruit pruning June to September – Apples, pear thinning September to November – Stonefruit thinning October to May – Vegetables November to January – Apples, pear thinning & Stonefruit( March) Fruit Picking Jobs in Stanthorpe Read more


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With many buildings dating back to Queensland’s early pioneering days, Childers offers a different experience to many other harvest work towns. Centered around sugar cane harvest you may also find work picking tomatoes, avocados, zucchinis, lychees, mangoes and macadamia nuts.   Fruit Picking Work in Childers January to March – Mangoes March to July – Citrus April to September – Tomatoes July to April – Avocados October to January – Zucchinis December to February – Lychees Fruit Picking Jobs in Childers Fruit Picking Jobs in Queensland Where’s Childers Getting There The Bruce Highway will get you to Childers, it about Read more



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When you hear Bundaberg what springs to mind is probably Rum, but Bundaberg is one of Australia’s leading harvest work regions. Located about 375km north of Brisbane, Bundy produces the most tomatoes Australia wide and accounts for approximately one-fifth of all national sugar production. This supports the production of Ginger Beer and Rum, where harvested canes are easily transported to these codependent industries . Don’t worry it ain’t just sugar and tomatoes! Their is loads of  fruit picking and vegetable picking work with cucumber, mango, capsicum, beans, paw paw, corn, avocado, citrus, potatoes and many others ready for the picking.  With farm work also available Bundaberg has opportunities Read more