Working in Cairns
In addition to living and studying in a tropical paradise, Cairns is great place to work too. Tourism is one of Cairns’ main industries alongside hospitality and retail sectors. Agriculture and mining industries also operate across north Queensland. From small businesses through to multinational global corporations, Cairns is a major regional hub for north Queensland. With international and domestic airport links throughout Australia and across the world, Cairns is also well connected with road and rail networks.
Working conditions throughout Australia are of a high standard with employees treated fairly and with respect in the workplace.
If you intend to work in Australia it is important to obtain the correct visa which permits employment.
Check the Study In Australia website for information on work visas.
How to find work in Cairns
Once you have the correct visa and you have settled into Cairns life, the next step is to find work.
Two of the most common sources for finding work in Cairns are either by using online job sites such as Seek, CareerOne and Jobsearch or by perusing the classifieds in the local newspaper The Cairns Post.
Other options include recruitment agencies, notice boards or by connecting with relevant social media groups.
Guide to Studying and Living in Cairns
Information on finding work in Cairns along with information about student visa essentials, government regulations along with hints and tips on finding work is available in the Guide to Studying and Living in Cairns.
Fair Work Ombudsman
The Fair Work Ombudsman can assist with information and advice about your rights and entitlements when working in Australia.