Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm is located just off the A1 Bass Highway, mid way between  Deloraine and Elizabeth Town, Tasmania. It is a 30 minute drive from the Spirit of Tasmania Terminal in Devonport or 45 minutes drive from the Launceston Airport (see map).  The Farm is now leased by Andrew Terry and the Business is now Trading as Tasmanian Berries.

SEASONAL WORK AVAILABLE

Seasonal work is available for fruit pickers from early December until the end of May. We welcome fruit pickers with and without experience. We prefer you to work with us for a minimum of 3 or 4 weeks

I’m Interested. What do I need to do now?

All workers must have a Tax File Number.  You must also have Working Holiday Visa if you are visiting Australia from overseas.

If you are interested in work you need to send your application by fax or email to:

Email: julie@raspberryfarm.com.au
Fax:    Attention Julie Holmes at +61 (0) 3 6362 2766

Phone:  +61 (0) 3 6362 2740 (Mon, Tue & Wed)  please leave a message if there is no answer

 

Applications need to include your:

  1. Name  
  2. Australian address  
  3. Home Address 
  4. Mobile phone number (within Australia) 
  5. Phone number outside of Australia
  6. Email

Rate of Pay
We pay by the weight of berries picked. Pay rates do fluctuate depending on the condition of the crop being harvested. We make a direct payment of your wages into your bank account and provide you with a pay slip.

Accommodation

There is a range of on and off-farm accommodation options available including:

At the Farm
You can set up a tent or campervan and we do provide some onsite accommodation. There is a shared kitchen and shower facilities.

Deloraine
The Bush Inn
7 – 9 Meander Valley Hwy (10 min drive from the farm)
Cost: $100 per week
Contact: Peter or Lyn Sheehan
Email: p.sheehan@hotkey.net.au
Phone: +61 (0) 3 6362 2365
Website: www.bushinn.com.au

Deloraine Apex Caravan Park
51 West Parade
Reception office is located at 2 West Goderich St (opposite the caravan park)
Cost: Various options are available including:

  1. Two people powered site $150 per week;
  2. Two people unpowered site $130 per week

Contact: Ruth How
Phone: +61 (0) 3 6362 234

Golden Valley
Quamby Corner  (Caravan Park)
Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley (14km from Deloraine)
Unserviced Sites:  $8   one adult or $16 two adults per night (7th night free).
Serviced Sites:      $14 one adult or $22 two adults per night (7th night free)
Onsite Vans:         $48 one adult or $56 two adults per night (7th night free) or for a minimum of four weeks stay (with a $300 bond)  onsite vans are $164 per week one adult or $212 per week two adults. 
Fees include use of washing machine and showers etc..
EFTPOS not yet available.
For more information please phone +61 (0) 3 6369 5156 or go to the website: www.quambycorner.com.au

Devonport
Tasman Lodge
114 Tasman Street
Cost: Varies, starting at $18 per night.  Shared and private accommodation options available.
Ph: +61 (0) 3 6423 2335
Website: www.tasmanbackpackers.com.au
The Farm runs a free bus service from Tasman Lodge to the Farm from December 26th to January 10th.

Accommodation fees may vary, please contact accommodation providers for up to date fees. 

Enquiries

If you have any further questions about employment at Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm please call Julie Holmes on +61 (0) 3 6362 2740 or email julie@raspberryfarm.com.au

Julie is available from December to the end of January Monday to Friday and February to November Monday to Wednesday each week.