We are a retired farming couple who just can't stop gardening and fruit growing. We live on the banks of the Mary River on really good growing soil but at the same time the property is only 15 minutes walk from the Maryborough CBD.
Maryborough is an old town with many historic buildings. It is also very close to the the world heritage Fraser Island.
Rhonda and Peter are keen sailors and often go to Fraser Island and sleep on a boat for up to a week. volunteers who worked with us for a while might like to sail to Fraser Island with us. The sailing trip to Fraser Island is in sheltered waters.(but things can still go wrong!)
We grow mango,pittaya.jakfruit,pawpaw,custard apple and much more.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Computers / internet
Local European and Aboriginal history-history and flora and fauna of Fraser Island,practicing English skills (if that is what the worker wants) cooking using home grown produce,meeting local people
Pruning and mulching fruit trees,weeding in the garden,controlling pests,picking fruit,irrigation maintenance,assisting with building projects,boat maintenance
Own under the house bedroom,shower and toilet. Most meals would be with the host family. Cooking to be shared if possible.
There are good transport services to Maryborough,train bus etc. If you are interested in local hisory Maryborough has a lot to offer.
We are knowledgable about plants and animals-particularly birds-our property has many and varied birds
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week