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Work in Regional WA

Get out and explore what this stunning state has to offer with a range of exciting work opportunities available in beautiful parts of regional WA.

What work is available in regional WA?

Do you want to work while you study or looking to launch your career post-graduation? With an abundance of job opportunities available right across the state, you’ll have no shortage of choice available to you in regional Western Australia (WA).

Plenty of part time work opportunities

Easily earn some cash while studying in regional WA by working part-time. With employers always looking for casual and part-time employees, you can work in some of the state’s most in-demand sectors like tourism, healthcare, hospitality and agriculture. 

Job opportunities include: 

  • Attendants at food and beverage outlets (e.g. bartenders, servers)
  • Baristas
  • Tour guides
  • Sales clerk/retail assistant
  • Support staff
  • Retail manager
  • Customer service representative
  • Farm hand
  • Fruit picker

Post-graduate work opportunities

Regional Western Australia offers an abundance of post-graduate work opportunities for students looking to launch their careers. 

The region's growing economy, driven by sectors like mining, agriculture, tourism, and healthcare, offers a wide range of employment prospects. 

Post-graduates can find opportunities in specialised roles related to their fields of study, benefiting from the demand for skilled professionals in areas like engineering, geology, agronomy, hospitality management, and healthcare administration. 

And, with regional areas experiencing skill shortages, more and more employers are recruiting and supporting fresh international student graduates.

The benefits of working in regional WA

When you get the chance to explore the stunning state of Western Australia, the benefits speak for themselves.

Home to a thriving job market, regional WA also comes with the added benefits of a slower-paced, laid-back lifestyle and breathtaking natural beauty. 

Boasting a diverse range of industries, opportunities in regional WA continue to grow. This is being driven by the WA Government's continued investment, with hundreds of millions of dollars committed to rural areas of WA to grow and diversify regional economies.

With regional economies set to soar in the coming years, so will the demand for skilled international students.

Plus with the new $5,000 Western Australian Regional TAFE International Student Bursary, there’s never been a better time to work and live in regional WA

Where can I work in regional WA?

The better question is, where can’t you work? With high demand for employees in various sectors right across Western Australia, you can choose where you want to work. 

If you want to experience beautiful coastal towns, you can’t go past famous places like Broome and Kununurra - also known as the gateways to the Kimberley. Other renowned coastal towns include Exmouth and Geraldton.

If you want to get into the agricultural sector, you’ve come to the right place. World-renowned for its agriculture, the southwest offers a host of beautiful spots to live and work, including Bunbury, Busselton and Margaret River.