This prestigious award was announced last night at a glamorous sold-out ceremony in the London’s West End. This is the 10th anniversary of these prestigious awards and 2017 saw a […]
One September morning Alicia and Kris Thorpe dropped their eldest daughter off to dancing and by the afternoon were the new owners of Yeppoon’s future backpackers. Twelve months later and […]
Study shows one in three backpackers and international students are paid half the legal minimum wage...
Written by Abbie O’Brien of SBS A new report has found one in three international students and backpackers in Australia are being paid about half the legal minimum wage. It […]
The Department of Employment (DoE) has released a Traffic Light Bulletin on possible changes to the skilled migration occupation lists to take effect 1 January 2018. Please note the Traffic […]
As two of Far North Queensland’s big-ticket produce items (lychees and mangoes) come into season, the industry is experiencing a shift away from backpackers towards Pacific Islanders. Growers now need […]