How can workers find jobs in Australia?

Through the Seasonal Worker Programme and the Pacific Labour Scheme, Pacific island and Timorese workers can access a range of jobs in Australia. All workers can gain valuable skills, experience and income to take back to their communities.

Find out how workers are supported

How to apply in your country

Residents of Pacific island countries and Timor-Leste who want to participate in the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) or the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) should contact their country’s labour sending unit. Please see all the current contact details below.

 

FIJI Bula, please email the National Employment Centre at (fores@govnet.gov.fj) or call (+679 3303 500), (+679 9906 421), (+679 892 5098) or (+679 892 5087).
KIRIBATI Mauri, please email the Senior Labour Officer at the Ministry of Employment and Human Resources at (slo.eu@employment.gov.ki) or phone (+686 750 21068) or (+686 750 21018).
NAURU Ekamowir omo, please contact the Ministry of Labour by phone (+674 5561510) or email the LMU Director (rebecca.amwano112@gmail.com) or Labour Mobility Coordinator (lynsydab25@gmail.com).
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Halo, please email (swp@treasury.gov.pg). You can also visit the PNG Labour Mobility Unit website: https://www.pngworkers.org/.
SAMOA Talofa lava, please contact the Labour and Employment Export Division on (+685 20 441) or by email on (leep@mcil.gov.ws).
SOLOMON ISLANDS Halo, please contact the labour mobility unit by phone on (+677 212 50), (+677 202 51), call the support service on (20452), email (lmu@mfaet.gov.sb) or visit the office at Ground Floor, Anthony Saru Building, Point Cruz.
TIMOR-LESTE Olá, for SWP please contact (swp.lsu.tl@gmail.com). For PLS contact (pls.lsu.tl@gmail.com). Otherwise, you can visit dnee.sefope.gov.tl or facebook.com/sefopednee for more information.
TONGA Malo e leilei, please contact the Overseas Employment Division by phone on (+ 67626820) or by email on (aatuihalamaka@gmail.com).
TUVALU Talofa, please contact the Department of Labour or email (meafou.brian@gmail.com).
VANUATU Halo, for SWP please contact (snaio@vanuatu.gov.vu). For PLS contact (gvuti@vanuatu.gov.vu).