Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Will I be guaranteed work?

A: We do not guarantee work however we do our best to find you work.

Q: Do I need an Australian Bank Account?

A: Most of the farmers pay your wages using direct deposit straight into your bank account every week. This is the easiest and fastest way of getting paid. They cannot deposit it into an overseas account.

Q: For how long can I work?

A: You can work up to 6 months with one particular farmer.

Q: If I work for 3 months will it go towards my second year working visa?

A: Yes, banana work is fruit picking work.

Q: Do I need to pay a week upfront?

A: You must always be paid up a week in advance while you are staying at the Banana Barracks. A $300 deposit is also a requirement.

Q: Is there weekend work available?

A: Sometimes there is weekend work. After putting in 5 days of Bananas many people feel the need for 2 days rest.

If you require further information contact us.


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