Help out on our 160 acre property designed with permaculture principles near Gatton, QLD, Australia

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  • Description

    Description

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    We are also looking for environmental volunteers who want

    We are a couple of people working 160 acre property designed with permaculture principles.
    We also have achieved a land for wildlife status which means there is an abundance of wildlife here.
    We have hosted people from all over the world for 7 years now so are tuned in to peoplez needs and enjoy the company

    We use solar only for everything except power tools we need a generator.
    we now have 11 cows and sheep and many fruit trees

    Presently sculpting the land and offering the 88 day for bushfires

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They can learn permaculture and enjoy farming in a organic environment
    Growing your own food

    Beekeeping

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    CHores are weeding cutting lantanna
    moving stones
    Building a barbeque area

    88 day volunteer visa

    Planting plants
    and building an earthship downstairs part of house.
    Setting up aquaculture systems.
    cutting grass
    Fencing
    A 5 hour day 5 days a week is welcomed.
    We can pay someone to do welding Excavating or building at the moment

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    designed and built a backpacker accomodation from sea containers and solar powered only which means no toasters. Hair dryers or electric shavers.
    we also have compost toilets with great views.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are organic properties around us and we are part of the local permaculture group.
    toowoomva is a big town up the hill with sightseeing spots.
    the little local towns all have unique shops and sightseeing too.
    Transport is by bus or car.
    Greyhound bus is a little more expensive than the local public bus bit quicker.
    Lakes and national parks are also in easy access.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have just got wifi after months of dramas with optus and their overcharges

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a campsite with kitchen ,hot shower and toilet

  • Can possibly acccept pets

    Can possibly acccept pets

    As long as the pets are kept with them and do not hunt animals of any kind

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

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