The most important information for au pairs

Do you want to be an au pair in Australia? Read all important information on the Au Pair Programme in Australia.

Can I become an au pair in Australia?

Quick Check for au pairs in AustraliaCheck if you fulfil all necessary requirements (such as age, language skills, etc.) to work as an au pair in Australia.

How can I become an au pair in Australia?

Go to our step-by-step guideWhich type of visa do I need? How do I apply for it? Find everything you need to know about prerequisites and conditions concerning the visa you need to work as an au pair in Australia (on the Working Holiday visa, or the Work and Holiday visa).

Special online training to prepare for your au pair stay in Australia

Australia: Special online training"Au Pair Essentials" is a 6-hour on-line training course developed by our Australian partner Sitter Train. With lively videos featuring Australian families and comprehensive safety instruction, the course is great preparation to help you take on your new responsiblities as an au pair in Australia.

Pocket money, working hours, time off etc. in Australia

Find out more about the practical aspects of au pairingHow many hours will I have to work? Who pays for the language course and how much holiday am I entitled to? Find the answers to these questions and more here.

Don't forget: the au pair contract, insurance etc. in Australia

Go to our safety pageFeeling safe while abroad is very important. Gather more information about the type of insurance cover you need and if your driving licence is valid in Australia.

We are continually researching and updating our host country information, but cannot guarantee that all material provided is complete and correct. If you notice gaps or inaccuracies, we would like to hear from you.

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