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1. Posted by sirjoshary (First Time Poster 1 posts) 6y Star this if you like it!

Hello all. I just today joined on here for this specific question. Sometime in the next year or so, I would like to be moving to Australia, haven't gotten serious in the search for which city yet, but I know how to do that. What I don't know how to do yet is where to find a job before getting over there, if that is at all possible. Maybe I'm just thinking too simply, but if there's a system to jobsearching overseas and landing a job before arriving, I would greatly appreciate the help. I'm not ballsy enough to get there before having any source of income aside from what I already have.

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3. Posted by wanderer82 (Full Member 111 posts) 6y Star this if you like it!

Depends what visa you intend on aquiring (if you need one that is) most people on here obtain working holiday visas which allow 18-30-year-olds to work for up to 12 months (longer if you undertake certain directions).

Although work is meant to be on a casual basis, it is a good way to build up experience and contacts and you could find an employer willing to sponsor you to stay on a longer-term visa.

You'll probably find this an easier way of finding a job as opposed to trying to get recruited from overseas.

Unless you have a job which is on the skilled occupations list (SOL) I'd say it'd be pretty hard to get employment.