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Join our family on our Outback Station (large mixed farm) - Carrathool via Hay, NSW

Country: Australia


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FROM 1 JUNE TO 6 JULY ONLY. Nothing available prior or for a shorter period of time.
Please only apply if you have the skills and maturity to fit the description below.

Capable and mature, hands on, enthusiastic, cheerful single or couple to assist around busy station (farm), farmstay accommodation, homestead & garden.
Our station is situated on the edge of the Outback on the Hay Plains between Griffith & Hay in Western NSW. Farming cotton, rice, fodder & Merino sheep.
Usually lots of variety in jobs. Lots of animals to look after, helping with farmstay, cleaning, gardening, watering trees, painting, unskilled farmwork etc
Workawayers are welcomed as part of our family & enjoy excellent meals and friendship.
Good, clean accommodation with very good beds is offered in a fully furnished house adjacent to homestead, house sharing with our 25 year old son.
We like to work around your talents too so if you are a good painter we do painting or if you are a builder we can do maintenance. All depends on what needs doing at the time but variation and friendship is assured.
One week to settle in and see if we are all happy then can continue for one month or longer if all is well.
Pool & tennis court set in beautiful gardens - for your enjoyment.
Helpers must speak and understand good English.
We can collect you from Griffith if you have no vehicle but a drivers licence is preferred.
Work done with us can go towards your regional requirement for visa extension.
For internet access bring your Telstra device or you can access the internet weekly at Griffith library.


New South Wales

Type of help

Cooking / shopping,
General Maintenance,
Help in the house,
Animal care,
Helping with Tourists,
Art project,
Help with Computers / internet


Assist around busy station (large farm), homestead & garden with small farm stay adjoining. Assorted tasks that require a person who has hands on skills and experience. Never boring or the same repetitive work every day. We will use your skills where possible.

Languages spoken



Shared fully furnished cottage with our 24 year old son and one other volunteer. Very clean and tidy.
Delicious meals shared with family in homestead.
For internet access bring your Telstra device or you can access the internet at the Griffith Library weekly.

Volunteering hours expected

Approx 30 hours per week


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The 'boss', Bruce.
The 'boss', Bruce.
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