Work in Australia

Based on the ever changing demands, career opportunities vary greatly across Australia. Over the last few years, small and medium sized businesses have flourished as more students and tourists visit the country. The increased demand for services has led to the creation of many new jobs. Some of the main industries offering employment opportunities throughout Australia today are Construction, Tourism, Services and the Food industry.

With the increased demand for services and employment opportunities, comes the need for workers showcasing sound work ethics, professionalism and quality work. Companies strive to find better ways of serving their consumers and this raises the bar for the workforce.

Working in Australia can be a very rewarding experience and at Stay Global we are committed to helping you throughout the process.

The following are a few steps that will help you with your employment search and will ensure you are prepared for your first job in Australia.

1) Apply for a TFN and ABN

  • TFN: Tax File Number (TFN) is your personal reference number in the tax and super systems. You will need this number to work in Australia. Also to apply for a TFN, you need a Visa that allows you to work. How to apply.
  • ABN: With the Australian Business Number (ABN), you will work as a company, which means that you are responsible for your own taxes and fees. If you have about taxes we recommend contacting an account.  You will need your TFN to apply for ABN. How to apply.

If you have questions or need any kind of assistance with it, you can book a WELCOME CHAT it is free and really helpful.

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2) Check if the job you are applying for will require licenses.

For example:

  • White card: course and license required before starting work in the construction industry.
  • RSA: course and license required for people working in an environment where alcohol is sold or served.
  • RCG: course and license required to work in places where you have games of chance.
  • Police check: the police certificate is an official document issued as a result of a background check.

We have partnerships with many schools, so we can assist you in finding the courses that will best suit your budget and the days you would like to study.

If you want to know more about these licenses and book a course, feel free to contact us at any time at or on +61 2-8668-5213.

3) Prepare your resume and cover letter.

It is very important that you have a resume directed to the position for which you are applying. See some models:

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  • Cover Letter template
  • Seek Resume template
  • Resume for Sales Assistant
  • Resume for Labourer
  • Resume for Nanny
  • Resume for Hospitality jobs

4) Attend our free workshops

Stay Global offers a variety of free workshops to better prepare you for the job hunt. In each course, you will learn how to look for a job, prepare your resume, as well as create networks and obtain the certificate. Why is it important to attend the workshops? Because the way we work in our home countries might be different from Australian working standards.

Remember: the workshops are free, and you can attend as many as you like.

Click here to see this month’s activity calendar and to register.

5) Subscribe to our job list

Every week Stay Global prepares a list of job opportunities and sends them by email to you, so it will be easier for you to apply for the job that interests you.

Click here to subscribe to the job list

Done! Now it’s time to apply for the jobs and prepare for a trial. Here in Australia, it is very common for an employer to offer you a trial before hiring you.

Good luck and remember: you can always count on us.

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