Want to experience outback life- help around our family farm and home in Western QLD, Australia.



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are a young farming family on a beef cattle property in Western Queensland. We have to young boys 3yrs and 20mths who are loving and well mannered. Due to the extreme drought conditions we are requiring extra hands to help get everything done. We are about 1.5 hours from Charleville with daily flights to Brisbane, we are not only well connected but are surrounded with great people and social activities.

    We muster by the air and motorbikes a few times a year and have many daily jobs on top of that. Would love to share this wonderful opportunity with anyone interested in cultural exchange and sharing experiences. We will always provide a welcoming friendly environment for visitors as well as very comfortable accommodation and all food.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn the day to day running's of a rural property such as feeding poddy calves, water runs, checking stock to the opportunity to learn to drive large machinery such as dozers, develop skills for handling Stock (Cattle), such as mustering, yard work, cleaning feeders. Look after two very polite country kids (3yrs and 20months) who love to have fun and help out on the farm. Gardening maintance or basic handy man skills of fixing things around the house or house yard.

  • Help


    General Farm Help required. We are a young family who are experiencing extreme drought conditions. We are cutting scrub and pushing/pulling mulga, which leaves very little time to keep everything else running smoothly. Any help with household duties, childcare, handyman skills through to mechanical, welding or stock handling skills would be extremely helpful. We are looking for any experience with machinery to keep motor vehicles, motor bikes, trucks, dozers and chainsaws serviced and repaired. We live 50km from Augathella, QLD. There is either fully self-contained accommodation or bed & bathroom separate to the main house. Meals supplied for some help. For any further information please ask when applying.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There is either fully self-contained accommodation or bed & bathroom separate to the main house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Living in rural Queensland there is always plenty to do such as country races, rodeos, BBQ's Christmas parties. There are lots of tourist attractions to experience and you will not leave disappointed.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 727484621379