Au Pair in Australia

Fancy a trip down under? How about getting paid whilst you’re there? Sounds too good to be true right? Wrong! With our Au Pair in Australia program, you can live, travel and explore Australia whilst earning money at the same time. Embark on this incredible adventure where you will have the opportunity to work and live with a family helping take care of their children. Discover why Australia is ranked as one of the most popular places to live and visit whilst you learn all about a new culture. Visit some of the most beautiful beaches in the world or discover some of the exotic wildlife that lives in Australia as you explore this stunning country.

Possible Locations

As an Au Pair in Australia, you will get the chance to live with a family in one of many stunning cities such as Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

What are the Benefits of Au Pairing in Australia?

Not only will you be able to live and work in this stunning country as an Au Pair, you will also be able to enjoy all of the amazing benefits listed below:

  • A weekly allowance of $250-$350 paid to you by your host family
  • Your own private bedroom
  • Daily meals provided by your host family
  • $500 completion payment after 6 months of placement
  • Most weekends free to explore Australia.


As an Au Pair, you will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week looking after the children of your host family, as well as completing some light household tasks. In order to apply for this role you will need to meet the following requirements:
  • Female applicants only
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 30 years old
  • Some childcare experience ( babysitting or Nannying will also qualify)
  • Be in good physical and mental health
  • A full driving license is preferred but not essential
  • Willing to help and live with an Australian family and participate as a temporary family member
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of 6 months in Australia
  • No criminal background
  • A polite and positive attitude and eager to learn about a new culture and way of living.

Required Documents

  • Two childcare references
  • One character reference
  • A clean medical and police report
  • A completed application form along with relevant documents.
  • Form of ID

Why choose us?

Planning your journey to live abroad may seem overwhelming at first. With so many things to consider like securing a visa, obtaining health insurance, finding a suitable job, destination and many more, the process can be daunting for many. That’s why we aim to make the entire process as seamless and stress-free as possible so you can concentrate on what’s really important and that is, getting the most out of your experience abroad. We aim to provide support and advice not just in obtaining a visa, but all the way through to you stepping off that plane and starting your incredible journey in a new country!

Cost Breakdown

As part of our Au Pair in Australia program, a fee of £420 ($798 AUD) will be required. This will cover our administrative and management fees to handle your application from start to finish, including undergoing regular visits whilst you are living with your host family to ensure you are settling in well.

Guide to Starting your Journey as an Au Pair in Australia

Step 1: Fill out our Application Form

Fill out our online application form and be sure to provide any additional documents when prompted.

Step 2: Finding you a Host Family

Once your application is complete, interviews between yourselves and possible host families will be conducted either over the phone or through video chat. These interviews will allow both parties to get to know each other to help determine whether they would be a good match. Once a match has been found, an agreement will need to be signed by your host family and a contract will be given to both parties.

Step 3: Booking your Flight!

Once you are paired up with a suitable host family, it is time to take the next step and book your flight to Australia! But don't panic as we will still be here to guide and support you every step of the way.

Fancy doing something different and travelling to a country that has 2,800 annual hours of sunlight? Do you have a passion for looking after children? If you answered yes to both of those questions and you meet all the above criteria, then working as an Au Pair in Australia could just be the perfect opportunity for you! Get in touch today and find out whether you’ll be eligible for our Au Pair in Australia program.