Escape the hectic pace of the city

Explore the region's 100km naturally formed amphitheatre, created from an ancient mountain range that eroded over millions of years. See Australia’s largest salt lake and the Painted Desert, an 80 million-year-old outcrop of ochre-coloured hills. There's also an Aboriginal rock art gallery, Australia’s largest billabong, and diverse birds and wildlife.

Work available now in the Flinders Ranges and Outback

In the far north of the state, the Flinders Ranges and Outback is a key regional producer of sheep, cattle and grains. Friendly pubs and distinctive food and wine are also available. You’ll get real experiences working in this region as a grain harvester, tour operator, chef or waitstaff.

How to find work

There are seasonal work opportunities as well as full-time agricultural, tourism, and hospitality jobs available now. Find out the key job boards to search for work and connect with relevant recruiters.
Farm house with hills behind.

Find accommodation in the Flinders Ranges and Outback

Escape the city life and lose yourself in gorgeous shearers quarters, cottages, homesteads, caravan parks, hotels and motels on properties wild and unspoilt surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery.

Incentives available

You may be able to access financial assistance up to $6,000 to help you relocate for short-term seasonal work, or a job in regional South Australia. Businesses may be able to access financial assistance to support quarantine requirements for the employment of Pacific Island workers.

Who can help?

If you’d like to talk to someone about working in the Flinders Ranges and Outback region, you can contact the local Regional Development Australia (RDA) Office to learn more about the Regional Workforce Coordination & Collaboration Program.