The Job Shack

about us

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We help you connect!

The Job Shack has been in operation since May 2012 and is ever expanding within The Northern Territory. The desk is run by experienced local staff that have extensive travel and understand the challenges of travelling in a different Country.

During the Wet Season (November – April), The Job Shack is generally open 11am – 4pm Tuesday – Friday, but hours are subject to change weekly. Come the Dry Season (May – October), The Job Shack is a full-time operation running 9am – 4pm weekdays.

The job Shack is an introductory service that specialises in connecting, everyone from backpackers to Darwin locals with employment throught the entire Northern Territory

employment opportunities

in the nt include

And much more!

To start using our Introductory Services all you have to do is become a

job shack member

If your still unsure If Darwin
is the place for you

have a look at our FAST FACTS below to find out more information!

  • Darwin is an average 4 hours flight from Sydney, but only a surprising 2 and a half hours from Bali and 4 and a half hours from Singapore. Meaning we are the closest and cheapest gateway from Asia into Australia!
  • Darwin enjoys a winter-free tropical climate with average temperatures of 30 degrees.
  • Dry Season, running from May to October, boosts warm climates, blue skies and cool evenings. If you like the party lifestyle, Mitchell St in Darwin during the Dry Season, would be the best place in Australia!
  • Wet Season, running from November to April is when it's hot and wet! Tropical storms and amazing lightening storms are not one to miss!
  • Casual clothing is a true mark of the Darwin lifestyle, laid back and easy going!
  • Darwin is full of Crocodiles! So beware of where you're swimming!
  • Residents of The Northern Territory are usually known as 'Territorians', 'Top Enders' and 'Centralians'.
  • The Didjeridoo, the famous instrument of Indigenous Australians, was originally founded in Arnhem Land, just East of Darwin.
  • Soaked in history, The Northern Territory offers numerous trips into Arnhem Land and the National Parks.
  • The Northern Territory is expanding constantly, so the call for workers are all year round! No matter when you visit!
  • So if you're chasing the sun and love a tan, plus want to earn some good cash! The Northern Territory is the place for you.

don't forget to take a look
to our frequently asked questions