Work, Study + Play Palm Cove!

Head to some of Australia's premier holiday destinations and begin your career in tropical paradise.
Register your interest today!

Discover what you can achieve in 2022! 


Combined with the Diploma of Travel and Tourism, this program provides you with the right tools and connections to make life-long relationships to truly launch your career in the industry.  With a variety of amazing employer partners across Tropical North Queensland, our Flight Centre Travel Academy team will assist you in making the right decisions for you and your career.


How does it work?


WORK: Prioritised recruitment process for suitable part-time or casual position with one of our hotel partners

STUDY: Part-time enrolment in our university level Diploma of Travel and Tourism (this is mandatory as part of the program)

PLAY: All our opportunities are in popular tourist destinations with a perfect work / life / study balance and a fun group working environment 


Why Tropical North Queensland?

Well, what's not there! 

From breath-taking beaches to some of the most renowned reefs in the world (including The Great Barrier Reef), Tropical North Queensland is the perfect playground destination to explore while you gain industry experience.  

Some cool places to check out up North:

  • Mossman Gorge, Port Douglas
  • The Great Barrier Reef
  • Daintree National Park & Girraween National Park
  • + many more amazing adventures!

Get started today!

Sound like the adventure for you? Discover where you could be living your best life in 2022!


Eligibility Requirements 


Our Work, Study + Play program includes priority employment application processing with our partners. While we will work with you to complete the employment process, you will still be required to go through a standard screening process with our hotel partners to ensure your suitability for the roles available.

The employment opportunities include Food & Beverage, Room Attendant and Guest Services roles.


To be eligible for the Work and Play components of this program, study requirements of the Diploma must be adhered to.



The employment opportunities with the hotels under this program are only available when also enrolling in our Diploma of Travel and Tourism. You must meet the following eligibility criteria to enrol in our Diploma:

  • Completed Year 12 OR Cert IV or higher; and
  • Australian and NZ citizen or permanent resident


Find out more about our entry requirements.