Harvest Trail Services connect workers with employers in harvest areas across Australia.

Harvest Trail Services offer assistance to horticulture businesses at no cost. The service aims to help fill seasonal harvest-related vacancies.
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Harvest Trail Services can help to connect you with candidates who are looking for harvest work, including:

  • Working Holiday Makers (or backpackers)
  • Other temporary visa holders with work rights
  • Overseas students, and
  • Australian job seekers

Any business, grower or contractor with harvest-related recruitment needs can access assistance under this service.


Harvest Trail Services can help you find workers during your harvest peaks or at other times. It seeks to mobilise the workforce for seasonal harvest jobs around Australia.

You can get advice and assistance with:

  • planning your workforce and recruitment needs
  • sourcing suitable workers to meet your harvest labour needs
  • advertising your job vacancies on the Harvest Trail website

The Harvest Trail website is a national jobs board dedicated to horticulture.

Visit www.harvesttrail.gov.au and check it out.

Did we mention that the service is free?

There is no cost associated with working with Harvest Trail Services including advertising your jobs on the website.

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When advertising, you have two options:

  1. You can register yourself as an employer on the website and post vacancies following simple prompts, or
  2. You can call the Harvest Trail Information Service on 1800 062 332 and provide some basic information and staff there will do the rest.

Either way, it is well worth utilising this platform.

The Harvest Trail website sees around 20,000 users visit the site per month.

If you are wanting to seek broad public exposure in order to be able to select the best available people for your jobs, then the Harvest Trail website is for you.

Saves you time and effort and disruptions

Harvest Trail Services can advertise and promote your vacancies nationally and will be guided by you in terms of what type of worker you need and how you want them to make contact.

Harvest Trail Services can direct potential workers who meet your criteria directly to you via phone or email, or they can supply you with a list of potential candidates for you to screen and follow up.

If your vacancies require certain licences or qualification or experience, Harvest Trail Services can screen out those people who do not meet your minimum requirements.

Please note though that Harvest Trail Services cannot screen for protected attributes under the Fair Work Act. Employees and prospective employees have the right to be free from discrimination based on protected attributes. The main ones include race, colour, sex, age, marital status and religion.

Call the Harvest Trail Information Service on 1800 062 332 and talk with our friendly operators about how this service can help you meet your recruitment needs as well as save you time and money.