The most important information for host families

Are you a family in Australia wanting to host an au pair? See the following pages for important information relevant to you.

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Can we become a host family in Australia?

Quick Check for host familiesUse the Quick Check to see if your family fulfils the requirements to host an au pair in Australia.

Entry requirements for au pairs in Australia

Au pair entryFind out what you need to consider before your au pair arrives, what documents the au pair needs and which visa is required (Working Holiday visa or Work and Holiday visa).

Special online training for your Australia-bound au pairs

Special online training for your Australia-bound au pairsIn cooperation with our Australia-based partner Sitter Train, AuPairWorld au pairs have the possibility to complete a 6-hour online training course covering all essential aspects of childcare safety in the typical Australian home. A great gift for your new au pair.

Costs, working hours, time off etc. in Australia

Au pair pocket money Working hours, holidays, mutual expectations and time off – this page provides you with many details concerning the basic conditions of the au pair placement.

The au pair contract, insurance, driving licence etc. in Australia

Au pair insuranceFind out who needs to insure your au pair and what you can do to ensure your own safety.

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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