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Are you looking for a job and based overseas? Learn about the requirements to apply for jobs in Australia.


Are you located overseas and interested in applying for a role with WorkPac? The first step in our recruitment process is, as required by law, to verify your right to work in Australia.

Specifically, to undertake work in Australia you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen;

  • Be a Permanent Resident of Australia; or

  • Hold an approved visa with working rights as issued by the Australian Government.

The Australian Government has strict guidelines, laws and requirements in relation to the right to work in Australia. Under these laws, WorkPac is unable to employ you unless you are an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia or you hold a valid visa issued by the Australian Government which entitles you to work in Australia.

If you are an overseas job seeker, you first need to obtain a temporary working visa through the Australian Government.  Once you have obtained this you can contact employers in Australia to try and secure employment and sponsorship.

For more information about how to obtain a working visa visit the Australian Government’s immigration website. https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-finder.

Should you re-locate to Australia and/or obtain valid rights to work within Australia, please do not hesitate to contact WorkPacto discuss relevant opportunities. 

Additional tips on how to apply for jobs in Australia can be found by visiting the following: