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Resume templates for getting a job in Australia

The resume is your first contact with a potential employer. It should provide a clear picture of your professional experience and convince the employer you are the right person for the role.


Are you looking for resume template?

Here you will find the appropriate resume sample for the job you will apply, eg. Waiter, barista, labour, nanny, cleaner and more!


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Resume Template example


Unit 11 / 1111 Botany Road - Alexandria - NSW 2000

Home ph: xxxx xxxx

Mobile: xxxx xxx xxx

Email: xxxxxxxxx@xxxxxx.xx



  • Reliable
  • Responsible
  • Able to work in a team



Month/Year to Month/Year                   Brazil Restaurant - Brazil

Position: Waiter


  • Taking guests to the tables
  • Taking orders
  • Handling menus
  • Serving food and drinks


Month/Year to Month/Year                   Pure Greed Restaurant - EUA

Position: Waiter                               


  • Greeting guests
  • Presenting the menu
  • Serving food and drinks
  • Cleaning up tables



Aug/2008                              RSA Certificate - Responsible Service of Alcohol. Sydney, Australia

Oct/2008                               Wait and Functions Skills - Thinq Training. Sydney, Australia

March/2008 to Present        GE Course, Intermediate Level - ACE College, Sydney, Australia

Jan/2000 to Dec/2005          Bachelor Degree in Tourism, Catholic University - Brazil



Stacey Collins                                        Mobile: 0000 000 000 (Homestay)

Caroline Pollard                                     Mobile: 0000 000 000 (Pure Greed Restaurant)



Monday to Friday: from 3pm

Weekend: full time


Keep in mind!

  • Contact details: don’t forget to write down your contact information including your name (first and last one only ), mobile number and email address.
  • Key Strengths: your personal skills in relation to the position for which you are applying.
  • Work experience: your experiences in reverse chronological order (from the latest to the earliest): name of the company, city/ country, name of the position and brief description of your tasks in the company.

Education and training:

  • write your highest achieved education in your home country (the time of your study, name of the school, subject of your study, obtained title); write also all schools in which you intend to study in Australia (the date of study, subject, name of the school).
  • also include all information about your certificates related to the job you are applying for, especially the certificates required for jobs in Australia (RSA, First Aid etc.).


you should include people that can speak about your professional qualities including: name of the company, name of the person who wrote your reference(s), contact details – email etc.


do not forget to put the days and time of the days you are available to work.


Some good tips

Here you will find the DO’s and DONT’s to successfully build your resume and increase your chances to get a job interview.


  • Bulleted items - Ideally make your resume listing items. The more reader-friendly the better.
  • One page fits all - Fit your resume in one single page (if needed maximum 2 pages).
  • Customise – Tailor your application for each job opportunity.
  • Grammar mistakes - Use the spell check feature to look for any grammar mistakes and remember to set to “English – Australia”.
  • Appearance is everything - Make a resume design that doesn’t look like everyone else’s. Presenting information in neat and organised layout makes the difference.


  • Personal info - Never inform your passport details, nationality, visa, date of birth, gender, religion, hobbies or marital status.
  • Unrelated info - Do not inform courses unrelated to the job (eg. Advanced Computer skills in Cleaner resume)
  • Too much info – Do not list too many duties you have performed in previous experiences. Only list those relevant for the role you are applying for.
  • Redundancy - Don’t list repeated duties for different work experiences.
  • Picture - Avoid attaching your picture unless required by the job ad.


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