Win a Job in Tropical North Queensland

Australian Cuisine Cook-Off Contest!

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In a combined effort to encourage visitors to travel and work in beautiful Tropical North Queensland, Alliance Abroad Group (AAG) has partnered with Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) and Air New Zealand (ANZ) to award one lucky American Culinary Arts/Hospitality student or professional aged 18-30 an amazing prize that places them in the Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region working for a luxury resort with free access to an exciting adventure package. Read Press Release here: Australia Targeting American Culinary Students

The Prize:

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  • FREE 6-month job placement in Northern Queensland
  • Airfare from the US to Cairns with Air New Zealand (flight is valid from an Air NZ gateway only)
  • 3 nights accommodation upon arrival
  • Bungy Jump
  • Reef Cruise
  • Scenic Railway
  • Sky Dive
  • Hot Air Balloon
  • Minjin Swing
  • And much more!


This contest is being held for American culinary arts/hospitality students or professionals aged 18-30 years old
(must be 
eligible for Australian Working Holiday Visa 462).(residents of New York, Rhode Island, & Florida are excluded from contest)

Watch some entries here:

How to Enter:

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If you meet the eligibility requirements, you need to prepare any Australian dish and submit a short 2 minute video explaining why it’s Australian to you. Be creative! Have fun! Show off your skills in the kitchen! Videos should be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or another publicly hosted website and the video link needs to be attached and submitted with the form below. All video submissions will be posted on the Alliance Abroad Work Experience Australia Facebook page and will be judged by an Australian Chef. One person will be chosen to win the package above. Submission deadline is midnight April 30, 2014 CDT.

Fill Out the Form to Submit Entry

  • In order to work as a Chef for a resort in Queensland, you will need to have experience. Please upload your resume for our reference

Any questions about the contest may be submitted to

Proud Partners with:
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*Job is a 6-month placement for a Queensland Resort. Job function determined by contest winner’s experience. Employer and placement time frame is subject to season and winner availability. Contest winner must fulfill 6-month employer contract. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash and portions may be withdrawn at any time (residents of New York, Rhode Island, & Florida are ineligible for this contest). See full program Terms & Conditions

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