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Come learn some of the skills, knowledge and terminology that may help you get a job on an outback cattle station.
FARM SKILLS MAY INCLUDE:
Using power tools
Digging post holes
Mixing and pouring concrete
Operate & maintain a 4WD, ride on lawn mower & whipper snipper
Operate pumps and generators
Safely drive with and reverse a trailer
Working with steel
Building gate and corner assemblies
Building cattle yards
Using workshop hand tools
Moving and sorting cattle
Supplementing cattle with lick
You may have the opportunity to learn some basic horsemanship like:
Mixing horse feed
How to safely approach & catch a horse
Putting on a rope halter
Leading horses safely
Tie up horses safely
Quick release knot
Feeding horses with a nose bag
We are in central Qld and have a 122 acre horse and cattle property. Comfortable basic furnished accommodation available or bring your own van/bus/car. Quiet, peaceful and beautiful area. Just 15km to beach and boat ramp. Plenty of time to explore the surrounding areas.
We are very friendly, down to earth and genuine people. We have a very quiet little farm with a bunch of different animals. You will also see wallabies, kookaburras, amazing sunsets and bright starlight nights.
• We don't have paid work
• There is no paid work in the area
• We don't do cash in hand jobs
• This is a farm & we work 7 dats a week
• You must be able to support yourself financially
This is a very quiet farm, it`s hot and dry, we sometimes have water restrictions, sometimes it rains alot, there`s no public transport, no neighbours and no shops.
There is no WIFI however there is full reception for Telstra and Optus on your mobile phone.
If you need entertainment in a social setting this isn`t the place for you. You must enjoy your own company be reliable, honest and trustworthy.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Learn Aussie the culture, farm skills, english language and horsemanship.
Learn valuable farm skills that are listed in the main description.
You'll have your own fully furnished bedroom, bathroom, open air lounge & kitchen all built in a large livable shed. There are kitchen and laundry facilities available for you to use.
You will be required too keep your cottage very clean this includes washing dishes, cleaning walls, kitchen, lounge and bathroom plus sweeping out.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
5 hours a day, 5 days a week