Help out at our land for a wildlife construction project close to Yamba, New South Wales, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are in desperate need of some skilled people, carpentry, concreting knowledge( for outside rendering) and someone whom is handy with a chainsaw ( experience preferred) , the bush fires came very close so we need to do more work on making the place safer

    We recently moved away from Byron bay to live on this pristine bush property of 50 acres in the Clarence valley, close to Yamba, MacLean, Grafton and some of the spectacular beaches, Brooms Head and Redcliffe. We are surrounded by wild life and are part of the land for wild life organisation as we love animals.

    We are musicians/artists and have toured the world with our acts Visions of a Nomad and Indigenous theatre show ARC Dreaming. We have vast knowledge on Indigenous Culture, dance and music as well. We have been renovating the house on the property on a shoe string, using recycled materials and doing a lot of the work ourselves, even though we had no idea as to how to go about things as we are musicians and never had built anything in our lives.

    It has been a steep learning curve, our dream is to in the near future turn the property into a bush retreat and a place where work shops can be held on Indigenous Culture but still much work is needed. Its a little piece of Paradise, streaming chrystal clear water in season, use of rainwater, basically you are surrounded by just nature, peace and quiet yet not far away from the living world.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance

  • 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 have vast knowledge on Australian Indigenous Culture, love sharing it with interested people. Its a great experience to be living so close to Nature , come and go on some guided bushwalks with us and learn about its flora and fauna. We love peoples creative input, if you have ideas about what could make our place more eco friendly or just aesthetically more beautiful, feel free to throw us your ideas.

    We are easy going, open and generally dont have to many rules, we are used to being hosts and we want you to have a good time!

  • Help


    Looking for help in making the pristine bush bushfire safe for the future, collecting dead trees, branches, chainsawing fallen trees and at the same time learn a lot about our pristine eco system .We are also looking for someone to help out with some carpentry,house painting, rendering the outside of the house, bush fire management and creative design.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Japanese: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    When not occupied by guests our 10.5 metre refurbished beautiful vintage bus, or our vintage refurbished caravan , shared beautiful bathroom and generous kitchen , wifi included.

    Happy to supply food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some meals will be shared but kitchen is open to whatever you want to do food wise. We love good healthy food from all over the world so expect to eat well!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will need your own car to venture around but we are also happy to take you on some sightseeing around the place. Loads to see and do in the area, surf, bushwalk, kayak, go to town or venture to Byron bay its all within reach!

  • 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

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

Host ref number: 857623142141