Agricultural Experience Abroad

This program enables young Australians, aged between 18 years and 35 years, to travel overseas and gain practical agricultural experience toward their career objective. It also enables young Australians to develop an awareness of world agriculture and the interdependence of each country on the other.

Activities Available

  • Beef
  • Cropping
  • Dairying
  • Fruit Growing
  • Golf Course Maintenance
  • Greenhouses
  • Horse Breeding
  • Horse Training
  • Parks & Gardens
  • Plant Nursery
  • Pigs
  • Poultry
  • Wine Production

Where Can I Go


  • Canada
  • United States of America


  • Ireland
  • France

Duration of Programs and Departure Times

America & Canada

  • Six months, commencing in April
  • Three or six months commencing in July
  • Twelve month programs are also available in the warmer regions of United States of America


  • Six months commencing in April
  • Three months commencing in July
  • Due to the cold winters placements for twelve months is very limited

Costs Involved

  • Administration Fee
  • Australian Health Insurance
  • Visa Fee (which is not refundable)
  • Air Fare
  • Travel to placement from place of arrival