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Gap Year in Australia & Oceania

One of the first destinations to come to mind when considering a year out travelling is undoubtedly Australia. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world and boasts over 10,000 beaches - more than any other nation and is home to around 40 million kangaroos! Australia's most famous natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef, will stun you with its magnificence. It's as big as the total combined area of the United Kingdom and Ireland, and contains more than 1,000 islands, from sandy cays to rainforest isles. The beauty of the waters and the prolific life it supports enraptures visitors. You can reach coral sites by air and water taxi and scuba dive or snorkel for intimate reef views. Or choose comfortable accommodation on some secluded reef islands.

Latest opportunities in Australia & Oceania

Affordable Volunteer Programs in Fiji from £250!

Volunteer abroad in Fiji with IVHQ! Every year, hundreds of volunteers join IVHQ's highly affordable volunteer projects in Fiji. Based in the capital city of Suva, volunteers are welcomed to experience island life in Fiji while assisting on a range..

Cost: £250

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Work Australia ULTIMATE

GO ULTIMATE AUSTRALIA WITH BUNAC! From a fun-filled seven day activity week, to a year's job finding-support and social activities, this is so much more than a starter-pack; it's an adreneline rushed adventure that never stops.  WHAT YOU..

Cost: £599

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12 month Work and Travel package in Sydney

If you want to experience working and travelling abroad but don’t want to make the first step on your own then this programme is perfect for you. You will join an instant group of friends and be shown around the city, travel to the beautiful..

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Koala Conservation and Sanctuary in South Australia

Travel to isolated and incredibly bio-diverse Kangaroo Island, South Australia, and contribute to the conservation of koalas and other native Australian species. Spending some time on this reserve will allow you to become fully immersed within this..

Cost: 749

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Fiji Shark Conservation

Globally, and within Fiji, data is deficient for many shark species, which provides a barrier to effective management. Frontier’s research is based around the island of Beqa, recognised as a critical area for shark protection, yet in desperate..

Cost: from £895

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Internship Australia

What's Internship Australia?  Looking for a career building experience at a great price? Then look no further than our Essentials Professional Internship Australia programme! Get ready to develop your professional skills, gain real world..

Cost: £750

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Work Australia

For the ultimate Australian experience, head down under with BUNAC! With its laid back living and signature landscapes of white sandy beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, Australia is a world away from your mundane 9-5 office. It's a..

Cost: From £155+

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Short-term Special Volunteer Projects

Our Short-term Special projects are group trips for 16-19 year olds which run over the summer holiday period and in December and January. These programmes are a great way of gaining some valuable work experience or developing a particular skill; the..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Short-term Special project prices from £1,095

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Volunteer Building Projects

Some of the most important work that needs to be done in developing communities is setting up basic infrastructure. In many countries, the buildings in which locals live and attend school are in a serious state of disrepair. By volunteering on a..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Building project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer Care Work

All over the world there are huge numbers of children and adults in need of care and attention. By volunteering on a Care placement with Projects Abroad you can help make an invaluable difference to these people’s lives. No previous..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Care project prices from £995

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Volunteer Conservation Work

Volunteer on a Conservation & Environment placement with Projects Abroad and help to conserve some of the world’s most beautiful and fragile ecosystems. As a volunteer on a Conservation Programme you’ll protect some of the..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Conservation project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer Culture & Community Work

A Community-based placement with Projects Abroad allows volunteers to become completely immersed in the local culture of a developing country.   You could find yourself teaching English in a Fijian village school, learning traditioan..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Community project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer Journalism Projects

If you are contemplating a career in the media and are looking for a challenging but rewarding experience then a Journalism placement with Projects Abroad may be right for you. Volunteers can choose to work either on a Print Journalism placement or..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Journalism project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer Sports Coaching Abroad

Whether you have a passion for football, are a keen runner or just want to help coach children in their sports lessons, you can make a difference to young people's lives by volunteering on a Projects Abroad Sports placement. Volunteers will be..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Sports project prices from £1,145

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Volunteer Teaching Placements

A Projects Abroad Teaching placement is ideal for anyone wanting to make a positive contribution to communities across the developing world. No teaching qualifications are necessary and you do not need to know how to speak the local language. All..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Teaching project prices from £995.

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Australia Wallaby Conservation

Queensland is the second-largest and third-most-populous state in Australia and is home many of the close to 1000 different bird species, over 700 reptile species and almost 400 mammal species that are found in Australia. With an area of 1,852,642..

Cost: from £799

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Fantasy Gap Year

Spend 30 weeks or more experiencing the ultimate fantasy gap year, visiting 11 countries on 3 continents. Combine an amazing worldwide journey in the company of a group of young Frontier travellers while volunteering on teaching or conservation..

Cost: £6,300

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Fiji Animal Health & Welfare

WHAT WILL I BE DOING? You will work closely with a local animal welfare charity and will be substantially involved in the day to day running of a large urban animal welfare centre. You may cover activities ranging from cleaning animal cages, caring..

Cost: from £439

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Fiji Healthcare

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO? Fiji’s socio-economic demographic is changing fast.  It is clear that the healthcare industry needs to change with it, and have a clear plan to address the negative effects of urbanisation and modernisation...

Cost: from £985

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Fiji Journalism

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant Antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences – see..

Cost: from £1195

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Fiji Marine Conservation & Diving

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences. Fiji's irresistible shores are..

Cost: from £1095

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Fiji N.G.O. Media & Journalism Internship

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences. Fiji's irresistible shores are..

Cost: £1519

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Fiji Teaching

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences – see multicoloured Hindu..

Cost: From £795

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Group Leaders go Free - Worldwide Placements

If you would like to go on a Frontier project and are ready to organise a group of friends to go with you, our Group Leaders Program could be perfect for you. As a group leader, you could earn your placement for free, and even have your flight costs..

Cost: Free for Group Leaders

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Journalism Internships Abroad

A journalism internship abroad is a fantastic way to learn more about a new culture and gain valuable work experience to help you start a career in the media industry. It will mean you return home with something to put you above other applicants for..

Cost: from £559

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Internationally Recognised TEFL Courses

TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is an incredible way to travel the world whilst earning cash at the same time. With an i-to-i TEFL Course under your belt you will be qualified to teach in some of the world’s greatest travel..

Cost: Starting from only £149!

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Work New Zealand ULTIMATE

New Zealand has got it all; a destination for adrenaline junkies and aspiring adventurers alike in the vast gorgeous landscapes of the Southern Hemisphere. BUNAC's Work New Zealand ULTIMATE package will spring your working holiday down under to..

Cost: £699

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