Welcome Travellers, explore Brisbane, Australia and help with with maintenance of my property



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    The host is an outdoor adventurous activity instructor and personal and professional development consultant. The house is on a corner block surrounded by gardens and a green-house for organic produce. The location has easy access to local bushwalking, swimming pool and two international shopping complexes with food outlets and cinemas and express busses to Brisbane city. The location provides easy access North and South to great National Parks, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast beaches and local bay islands.The host is predominantly vegetarian, eats fish regularly and occasionally eats meat. Interesting cooking is a regular occurrence, with experimentation with foods from different cultures in a well equipped outside kitchen with BBQ, Pizza oven and air fryer. Kombucha is always brewing! The host is healthy in body mind and soul and invites visitors with the same focus. It is a non smoking household and people who engage in smoking, even outside of the house, are encouraged not to apply. The use of recreational drugs is not supported and it is requested that people with eating disorders and extreme mental health issues find the healing they need elsewhere. There is an extensive library and a piano and other musical instruments which guests are welcome to play.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can benefit from a stimulating, friendly environment where your contribution is appreciated. The host is well travelled, has eclectic interests and enjoys learning from, with and about visitors. There is access to a library and musical instruments. You will have the opportunity to grow and cook organic food. The host has many maps and resources to help adventurous visitors explore Queensland's outdoor spaces. The host enjoys bushwalking and kayak touring. Joining in these activities in time off is an option if the guest wishes to drive the host to the location. Good intellectual/philosophical/creative and insightful conversation is an option. You can receive instruction and practice in archery and there are some peaceful garden spots to enjoy yoga practice and birdlife. There are a few garden fires for your use. The host is open and supportive and your questions, interests and opinions matter. If you would like to share your culture, whether food, dance, stories, art, literature etc, you will find a host delighted to explore your journey. The work hours will be agreed with the host and your private time will not be impinged upon outside of this time commitment. Reliability, respect and cleanliness is essential. Australians travelling their own country are also very welcome.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    The host would like the help with cleaning and maintenance of the house and gardens. Some driving will be required. Trade skills would be useful but not essential. A valid driving licence is required. Help with moving heavy items would be appreciated. It is a zone of action, achievement and adventure where you will be appreciated and treated with respect. There are opportunities for adventurous outdoor activities such as bushwalking, climbing and Abseiling, Archery, kayaking and navigation and geocaching, if you can drive the host to the locations in the host's car.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Large comfortable double room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many cultural and adventurous options for travellers staying in this area. It is a peaceful home where you can also stay home and enjoy a hammock in the garden and a restful rejeuvenating environment. The local heated pool is a short walk away and there is beautiful on track and off track walking locally. You will have access to unlimited internet. We are close to Westfield Garden City, a multi-cultural megaplex, 5 minutes ride by bus. The area has a great public transport network.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    I have unlimited internet and access to a printer. Please discuss your needs.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We can accommodate 1 campervan. Please discuss requirements.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 535486271924