go explore australia

work & travel in australia

au pair in australia

Australia is the most popular destination for young Kiwis to visit – with nearly 200,000 young New Zealanders travelling to Australia every year. Australia is a country with endless variety and beauty – from the golden sands and clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef to the wild expanse of the Australian outback. Modern Australia is also chic and sophisticated with some of the world’s finest cuisine and eateries.  

the basics
care

200+ hours
childcare experience

bed

private room
and full board

calendar

6-12 month
placement

timeclock

max 45 hour
week

what you’ll get
bed

private room
and full board

plane

discounted
travel

cash

weekly
pocket money

ok

local koego
partner support

• Private room in your host family’s home
• Full board, including 3 meals a day
• Support from our local partner agency, including activities and events
• Access to discounted travel through our partner agency
Weekly wage of at least $200AUD

what does it cost?

Admin Fee $99
• Matching Fee $
99
• Placement Fee $
199

 

All prices are in New Zealand Dollars.

Once you arrive in Australia you will need to apply for a Working with Children Check. This costs between $80-130AUD, depending on which state you are working in.

can I go?

18-30
years old

full drivers
license

graduated
high school

at least 200 hours
childcare experience

you’ll need the below documents, but we’re here to help

• NZ Police Check
• Valid passport
• Full drivers license
• Two childcare references and one character reference
• Medical report completed by your GP
• 5 pictures
• Copies of any other relevant qualifications/certificates

visa information

As a New Zealand citizen you won’t need a visa to work in Australia – sweet as! 

If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you will need to apply for a Working Holiday Visa. We can direct you to the right place for this!