View Full Version : Job: $105,000/year to be a beach bum...

01-13-2009, 09:59 AM
Don't bother boys ... I've sewn this one up.


"SYDNEY (AFP) An Australian state is offering internationally what it calls "the best job in the world" -- earning a top salary for lazing around a beautiful tropical island for six months.

The job pays 150,000 Australian dollars (105,000 US dollars) and includes free airfares from the winner's home country to Hamilton Island on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland's state government announced on Tuesday.

In return, the "island caretaker" will be expected to ..."

Seriously, how cool would that be? It might get a bit lonely after a while, but ... damn! Sign me up!

01-13-2009, 10:01 AM
Oops, I guess technically it would be $210K/year since the job is only six months, but wtf? :up:

01-13-2009, 02:12 PM
Is this sponsored by RDS?

01-13-2009, 02:15 PM
No. The job pays in actual money, not crabs.

01-13-2009, 09:36 PM
C'mon man, Monopoly money with his face on it is better then real cash

01-14-2009, 02:00 PM

Of course ... what was I thinking?

01-14-2009, 02:21 PM

Of course ... what was I thinking?

I dunno but you're now fined 50 RDS dollars. Pay up by the end of the week

01-14-2009, 03:25 PM
I wouldn't take this job for less than $150K. Its just not worth it.


01-14-2009, 03:59 PM
Here's the piece of equipment last seen with your predecessor:


01-15-2009, 09:36 AM
So...how many of you are going to make a video and submit it?

I've been brainstorming mine :)

*Ih8Brady...who is that as your avatar??

Noodle Arm
01-15-2009, 11:09 AM
Right now, in a smoke filled room, Matthew McConaughey is putting down his bongos and applying for this position.

01-15-2009, 06:23 PM
It would be kinda funny if the person snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef just happens to get muched on by a Great White Shark.