Seasonal Work Opportunities to complete your 88 days
Here at The Globe Backpackers we aim to ensure you complete your 88 day regional work as quickly and efficiently as possible. We will assist you in finding work from day 1 right to day 88, making it a breeze and an enjoyable experience. See below to find out the types of seasonal work available in Griffith.
Griffith is located 635 kms west of Sydney (5 hrs by road) following the Hume Highway, Sturt Highway and Irrigation Way. Griffith is the geographic, production and industrial hub of the rich Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) in central NSW.
Australia’s largest citrus producing area, The MIA produces over 230 000 tonnes of citrus each year. A large viticulturist area, it produces more than 20 per cent of Australia’s wine, and rice has also become a significant crop in the region.
Griffith is Australia’s largest poultry and egg producer as well as significant amounts of stone fruit, cotton, sheep, wool, canola, fruit and vegetables including gherkins for the McDonalds franchises. With all that said there's plenty of farm-work available.
A Seasonal Guide to Farmwork in Griffith NSW
Jan - March
Fruits: Grapes, Plums, Watermelons
Vegetables: Zucchini, Cucumbers, Tomatoes
Fruits: Apples, Pears, Persimmons
Vegetables: Pumpkins, Carrots, Broccoli
Fruits: Citrus (Oranges, Mandarins, Lemons)
Vegetables: Spinach, Kale, Cauliflower
Fruits: Cherries, Apricots, Peaches
Vegetables: Green Beans, Corn, Capsicum (Bell Peppers)