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Au Pair in Australia

Who wouldn't love to live in Australia at least once in life? Now you can!

Australia or the land Down Under is a greatly desired destination for Au Pairs, with stunning landscapes, a wild, unspoiled outback, long, sandy beaches and unique flora and fauna.

Find your Australian Host Family on AuPair.com and don't miss this opportunity!

Au Pair in Australia - At a glance

  • Age: 18 - 30 years
  • Length of stay: 3 - 12 months (max. 6 months at one Host Family)
  • Working hours: 25 - 35 hours per week 
  • Holiday: 1 week holiday for a period of 6 months or the payment of a completion bonus at the end of the stay. The Au Pair has at least one day off per week and this day should be Sunday at least once a month.
  • Traveling expenses: Au Pairs must pay for their own travel expenses. 
  • Insurance: the Au Pair should bear the costs for a health, accident and travel insurance. Find out further information under Contract and insurance
  • Pocket money: 170 - 280 AUS $ per week (about 7 AUS$ per hour).
  • Visa requirements:

    Working Holiday Visa 417: for citizens of Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan, and United Kingdom.

    Work and Holiday visa 462: for citizens of Bangladesh, Chile, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey and United States. This Work and Holiday visa is limited for some countries to 100 visas per year.

    - Get more info on the Working Holiday Visa

Au Pair Australia Check

  • I'm between 18 and 30 years old
  • I speak good English
  • I'm healthy and I don't smoke
  • I like hanging out with children
  • I don't have my own children
  • I am entitled to a visa
Further information on the requirements to become an Au Pair in Australia.

With or without an Au Pair Agency

Once you've found your host family at AuPair.com often raises the question of whether you should additionally take an agency into consideration.

Advantages of taking an agency:

  • The agency will help you to deal with visa formalities
  • You can always consult the office worker, who will answer all your questions
  • Au Pair agencies check the Host Families
  • You can be part of the meetings that the Au Pair agency organizes 
  • It's simply safer to cooperate with the agency
Please keep in mind that you have to pay for an agency.

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Costs for the Au Pair

  • You have to pay for the agency (if you choose one)
  • You will need to cover visa expenses
  • You might like to buy some presents for the Host Family
  • Travel costs

AuPair.com cannot be held liable for any information, opinion or recommendation expressed in this website, so you are strongly advised to seek legal advice.

Additional Information about Au Pair in Australia

- Au Pair duties
- Contract and insurance
- Requirements
- Time off / working hours / pocket money
- Visa application

Au Pair duties

Do you know what are the duties of an Au Pair? If you are willing to work in Australia as an Au Pair, check all the useful information on AuPair.com!

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Contract and insurance

Au Pair in Australia? Register on AuPair.com and get all the information you need about your Au Pair contract and insurance on AuPair.com.

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Find out the requirements you need to fulfill in order to become an Au Pair in Australia. The land Down Under is waiting for you!

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