Work in Katherine 

"What it delivers, is the true essence of life.

The next generation, to carry us into the future.

Where many hearts come together to beat as one.

And opportunity flows through its veins like a river."


Making the move interstate to grow your career is a big step.

The ‘Welcome to the Territory’ incentives can help eligible applicants move to Katherine through financial incentives.

Visit the Welcome to the Territory incentives page to see if you're eligible.


Northern Territory Government

Work for the Northern Territory Government and become a part of the Top End.


In Katherine you will find strong demand for skilled and unskilled workers and job opportunities unlike those anywhere else.


Working in Katherine NT gives you the opportunity to experience a lifestyle that's very different from the rest of Australia and the world.

If you love your experience in Katherine, the NT’s status as a regional destination makes it easier to apply for a second Working Holiday visa to stay for another 12 months.

To find out more about working holiday visas and eligibility go to the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs Website,

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From April to October, hospitality workers are in high demand. If you have experience and a work permit you can pick up regular work as a chef, cook, food and beverage attendant, kitchen hand and in hotel maintenance or administration.

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Nursing & Aged Care

If you have recognised nursing qualifications, you can nurse in urban hospitals or in remote communities right across the NT. Casual nurses are always in demand, especially those with ICU, AGE, aged care and midwifery skills. 

Nursing placements in Katherine are a great opportunity to gain diverse skills and experience. 

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Teaching in Katherine is unlike anywhere else in Australia. Open your life to new experiences, cultures and career opportunities.

Find out more about Teaching in the Territory today.

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Fruit Picking

From September to November you can get work picking mangoes on one of the many surrounding Mango farms. There is high demand for pickers.

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Cattle Stations

Many cattle stations employ international travellers for fencing and mustering work or as governesses, chefs and kitchen hands. Experience isn’t always necessary.

Family At Church


Fair Work

The Fair Work Commission is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal.
It sets employment conditions such as minimum wages and helps in workplace disputes.
The commission monitors the employment terms and conditions of holders of Subclass 457 visas.