Join the program

The Australian farming system is effective and efficient therefore at times it can be intense. We require strong and competent individuals to assist us with our farming.

To apply for IRE:

  • You need to be aged between 18 and 30
  • Be from an agricultural/horticultural background or have studied agriculture/horticulture and have 2 years experience in your field.
  • Be able to understand and communicate in English well
  • Must be currently employed or studying
  • Hold a current driver's license for at least a year and have an International driving permit
  • Be fit and healthy and open to new ideas and cultures
  • Commit from 3 to 12 months away from home
  • Hold comprehensive travel insurance for duration of trip that meets IRE requirements (Covermore Insurance done by IRE.)
  • Hold a return air ticket or pay a $1000 bond to IRE

If you feel you meet the criteria please contact our Program Partner in your home country who will assist you with the application process or you can send us a query and we can point you in the right direction.

Inside Australia Phone Numbers

Going Overseas: 1800 815 123

Host and trainees: 1300 730 737

General: 08 9064 7411


Outside Australia Phone Numbers

Phone: +61 8 9064 7411

Fax: +61 8 9064 7422


Postal Address

PO Box 92


WA 6369


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