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11. Posted by cookiedough89 (Budding Member 10 posts) 4y

Cool. Where you from? So your heading to Perth first are you?

12. Posted by fairyca23 (Inactive 18 posts) 4y

im from dublin and you?? yeah thinking of perth first and gettin a job there for a while then travel to sydney for jan and then up the east coast x

13. Posted by lukeyboi (Budding Member 25 posts) 4y

Yeah for sure!

Where you flying from? Im going from Bali as I am already in Asia so thankfully not too much of a long journey.

Met a Kiwi guy in Thailand who lives in Perth, he said job opportunities are better there than the east coast....which is a relief as I am going to be in need of employment asap

14. Posted by fairyca23 (Inactive 18 posts) 4y

im flying from dublin, did he say there were many job opportunities?? gonna be looking for a job pretty much straight away as well

15. Posted by lukeyboi (Budding Member 25 posts) 4y

Coooool. well from what he said and from what a few friends have said it seems that there is quite a shortage of workers in WA, particularly in the sort of jobs usually filled by backpackers and travelers. This is due to most people going to the east coast and in comparison there are very few in WA. A good friend of mine has just come back from 2 years in oz and the main advice he gave me was if I wanted to experience the australian way of life and earn and save some good money, fly to Perth. He spent most of his time on the east coast but having gone to Perth for a couple of weeks for a holiday he wish he had done it the other way round! Either way he had an amazing time!!! I have a friend who had just got a job as a receptionist for a mining company a few hours into the outback from Perth....shes on $35 an hour!

16. Posted by mitchy23 (Budding Member 4 posts) 4y

Im also heading out in may
tickets not booked yet tho! Same as you guys... Money! I was planning on starting maybe at cairns and see how it goes from there but to be fair im quite easy on what i do. I will be needing a job asap though i know that for certain. Its good that there is a few people heading out there tho. definatly up for a meet :)

Im 23 from coventry uk. Cant wait to get outa here!

17. Posted by orna-genetta (Budding Member 4 posts) 4y

i'm gonna arrive in sydney on the 10th may alone, ahh!

18. Posted by degoingitalone (Budding Member 5 posts) 4y

Hey :) Im also traveling from Ireland to Australia in may. Im heading 12th May from Dublin and thinking of starting from sydney. I wanna do Ozintro for the first week then it all don't seem as daunting and a great way to start my Oz adventure. After that i have no plans at all i don't mind where i go but i will prob have to start work pretty sharpish as the saving is not going half as good as i hoped! Im traveling by myself also so anyone traveling around the same time gimme a add on Facebook (Deirdre Ferry) and we can compare notes/plans :)

19. Posted by fairyca23 (Inactive 18 posts) 4y

$35!! good to hear its easy enough to get some sort of work makes it a bit less scary!! if anyones interesting in meetin up, add me on fb carolann nugent (same pic) :)

20. Posted by cookiedough89 (Budding Member 10 posts) 4y

Hey everyone, add me on facebook (claire kehoe, Wexford.) Heading in may too

[ Edit: Edited on 02-Feb-2012, at 07:08 by cookiedough89 ]