Enjoy nature in a permaculture eco village on the Sunshine Coast, Hinterland, Australia




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  • Description


    The property is 1 acre in a 600 + acres Permaculture Village, in the Sunshine Coast's Hinterland. Come and discover the wildlife and help out around house and garden, join community events. We're a mature musical duo, one of us is clean living strict vegetarian, the other not.
    We share with the abundant wildlife, and have fruit trees, veggie garden, a dam. And lovely neighbours. And pet cockatiel Slucky.
    We have traveled extensively and speak English, French, German, we love to meet and work with people. Community activities include table tennis night, Sat AM at the Bakery, Flower Pot Cafe open 4 days/week, Yoga, monthly markets, concerts and Friday meals and movies.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We speak 3 languages amongst us. The nature and animals here are great. We do beeswax wraps, simple bamboo work, brew kombucha, beer or cider, make simple cheeses, run a local seed saving network. We share music, and practice most days.
    Also learn about fire prevention, eco restoration, Permaculture, with community projects.

  • Help


    Mostly helping with simple garden tasks, various projects including seed processing, assist with seed website, cutting wax wraps and bamboo work. Also help in community land restoration, Permaculture project, the small dairy, weeding, fire prevention, depending when you come.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Bedroom in house, downstairs. Shared facilities. I provide the meals, 5 hrs/day, 5 days/week, 2 days off.
    Mid October to late November: Self contained octagon cabin. I’ll provide the food, you mostly do your own meals, 4 hrs work/day, 5 days/week, 2 days off. Potential for paid ‘overtime’ hours when building aircrete dome, from November.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Walks, swim, canoeing, cycling on property (2 bikes available), many sights on the Sunshine Coast.
    No TV, no mobile phone access. Wireless is good/unlimited (please do not use in common space).
    You need your own transport, the closest town is 25 minutes away and we do not go out much.
    Bring cash if you want to enjoy events/yoga/bakery treats.
    We can accommodate vegetarians but - except mid Oct-end Nov 21 as you'll cook or yourselves - not vegans.
    We prefer 2 people, as it can be isolated for one person. Up to 4 people in November.
    No tobacco on property please!

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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


  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Reasonably flat parking spot next to house, access to water/power

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4 to 5 hr/day 5 days a week negotiable

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Host ref number: 694265556532