Help on a sustainable small holding in Victoria, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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    We are a professional couple who live on a picturesque small property (1 hectare)with trees and pasture. We have chickens, guinea fowl, geese, 2 dogs and a beehive and six sheep. We keep working on the garden, and it keeps getting better. We offer 25 hours per week in exchange for food and board. We are not registered for organic status but follow the principles. We eat healthy food ( we cook good food and enjoy eating and sharing it) and grow as much as we can. Looking for help to establish and maintain garden and basic property maintenance. Building skills would be great .
    We are located not far from the Great Ocean Road and only 5 minutes from Warrnambool, a very convenient position.
    We have pushbikes to ride and surfboards to share. We are both easy going people who enjoy conversation and connecting with others and we like everyone to be in a win/ win position.
    We require a stay of at least two weeks, longer if mutually agreed. .

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in 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 are happy to help with language learning.

  • Help


    There is always plenty to do here. From digging, mulching, weeding, chopping, clearing, cleaning, watering, shopping, planting, harvesting, bottling, drying, painting, building, fencing,...... there are plenty of jobs and certainly, enough for everyone to keep busy and interested. And with work done properly, every minute helps!!!!!

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    We have a room which has a double and single bed. We also have a Caravan which people enjoy. All meals provided. Our house is both warm in winter and cool in summer! Netflix and TV access.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is much to see and do locally: sightseeing.......... there is the great ocean road, the Grampians National Park and numerous other smaller national parks. We have great clean beaches, surfing, fishing, swimming and amongst the cleanest air in the world. There are several pushbikes, boogie boards, table tennis set, etc available to play with. We cook good food and enjoy eating and sharing it. There are also plenty of pubs and live music in town!

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    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

    25 per week

The sunsets are lovely in Warrnambool
the great ocean road.... not far from here!
This young man lives in the trees in the front of our house!

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Host ref number: 561819971732