Help with a variety of projects at our property with permaculture gardens and recording studios near Mullumbimby, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We live on a magical property with waterfalls, swimming holes, bushwalks, permaculture gardens, fruit orchids, recording studios & lots of wildlife, close to Mullumbimby town & Byron Bay beaches. We have many interesting building projects in progress (hobbit sauna, hobbit house, swimming pool deck & landscaping ...)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    U will learn about gardening & landscaping techniques, building, renovating, setting up & operating audio, video & lighting @ events ... & we're happy to help with English.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    The help is about 25hrs a week. Usually 5 hrs a day, 5 days a week, so there's 2 full days off each week. Or, if you want more full days off , you can work three 8ish hr days & have the rest of the week for other adventures.

    Mostly we need help with cleaning & gardening projects: weeding, planting, mulching, looking after the vegie garden & for those that can handle machines: ride on mowing & whippersnipping.

    We are particularly keen to have people with: building, carpentry, plumbing, bricklaying, tiling, electrical, sewing, IT, audio & video skills, as we have many projects on the go.

    We also do audio visual installations @ events on the weekends & often need help setting up & operating sound systems, lights & video projects.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Japanese

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation is in your own self-contained lodge with communal kitchen & living areas & various private sleeping options. There are no bunk beds, we have 5 queen beds. We have a 2 week minimum stay policy, but prefer people who are up for staying a month or more . Most people don't want to leave & end up staying a few months.

    The kitchen has all you need to cook your own meals.

    We supply vegetarian food: various pastas, rice, beans, sauces, fruits, vegetables, cereals, bread, butter, milk, cheese, biscuits, condiments, etc

    Depending on what season you visit, there will be different fruits & vegies available in the garden.

    Some people also buy their own meat & other things that they're into to add to what we provide, but you can easily live well off what's in the kitchen & garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We can pick you up in Mullumbimby & give u rides to town & beach but if you have your own transport that's a bonus & will help us choose you.

    There is an beautiful trail on the property along a stream, past waterfalls & river with numerous waterholes u can swim in. The big waterfall is great for an exciting hydro massage. There's loads of wildlife around including: koalas, wallabys, echidnas, platapus, turtles, water dragons, goannas & funky people.

    U will have indoor & outdoor fireplaces, fast wifi, a computer with internet access, soundsystem, flat screen TV, projector & screen and hard drive full of music & movies to keep you entertained at night.

    We often work at festivals & events doing audio, video & lighting production so you'll get free tickets & invites to great local parties, festivals & events.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 327977297644