Help on our small family farm in Queensland, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are a family of 4 living on a small farm. We are very busy and always appreciate some help. We have experience as hosts and as workawayers. We are looking for someone to help with gardening, animals and around the home. We currently have 4 cows, 3 calves, five cats and lots of chickens. Vegetarians and people with alergies may not be the best fit. We try to produce as much of our own food as possible. We have accommodation for a couple, family or small group of friends.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We love learning about people and other countries. We have been trying to learn some German for a few years and would like to continue. We are a pretty relaxed, typical Aussie family and are happy to welcome others into our lives.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We would really appreciate help in the house garden and vegetable garden. Tasks include weeding, mulching, watering etc. Helping with the milking and feeding of the calves would be nice, you don't have to though. If you enjoy cooking and cleaning there is always plenty of that. We try to find where people's strengths lie and work with that. For the more adventurous we have some large weeds in the paddocks that need clearing and burning.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    German: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    60m2 unit with own bathroom, kitchen, dinning, lounge. 1 queen size bed and 3 singles. Separate from the house by about 100m. We will provide meals in exchange for 4 hours help per day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are about 15 mins from town. If you don't have your own transport we will try to bring you to town when we go in if you would like. We are surrounded by other farms. It is a very beautiful area to explore.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have plenty of space to park a caravan or campervan. You can still have access to the bathroom facilities etc if you would like.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We have free ranging chickens. Please do not bring a dog that will harass or kill them.

  • 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: 479314639148