The jobs being snapped up by overseas workers because young Australians refuse ...

Young Australians are choosing to sleep in instead of getting up early for work which has forced some employers to travel internationally to find staff.

Whether it's a butcher, pastry cook or horse trainers, many pre-dawn jobs are being shunned by young adults and are being snapped up by overseas workers. 

Instead of mucking out stables at 3am for some cash, champion race horse trainer Gai Waterhouse said Australians relied on 'the dole' because it was the easy option. 

Young Australians are choosing to sleep in instead of getting up early for work (stock image) 

Young Australians are choosing to sleep in instead of getting up early for work (stock image) 

Whether it's a butcher, pastry cook or horse trainers, many pre-dawn jobs are being shunned by young adults and are being snapped up by overseas workers (stock image)

Whether it's a butcher, pastry cook or horse trainers, many pre-dawn jobs are being shunned by young adults and are being snapped up by overseas workers (stock image)

'Nobody in Australia could run their stables if it wasn't for the overseas backpackers or students on special visas,' Ms Waterhouse told The Saturday Telegraph. 

The Melbourne Cup winning trainer thought perhaps young Aussies were spoiled in their lifestyles and simply were not ready to put in any real hard work. 

'Life's just a bit too good in Australia. They're not cut out for it. They're not ready to do

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