Help! Finding work in Melbourne

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1. Posted by honung (First Time Poster 1 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

I've been in Melbourne for five weeks now and have only managed to find bar work for two nights a week (on Fri and Sat - not good). This is despite handing out about 50 resumes, applying on careerone etc - I've even attached my 1 year rental agreement to my resume to prove I'm not shooting off anywhere. Does anyone have any tips, or lessons they learnt while they were here - places to look etc? Would be very grateful!

2. Posted by robbo_gsi (Full Member 81 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

ave been told that hostels often have notice-boards with jobs on them, specifically for backpackers i would assume

3. Posted by ozeire (Budding Member 41 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

From a travellerspoint forum before

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18th Jun '06, 21:17

You shouldn't have any problems getting temp work in Melbourne. Temp agencies are very popular over here at the moment, if you would like to find some go to and search for 'recruitment agency' and you will get hundreds of listings. The biggest ones I know can be found at:,, or try these job websites and

What are the chances of office "temp" work in Melbourne?

Hope it helps