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Help with gardening, home maintenance, creating a veggie garden and more in peaceful Tugun, Queensland, Australia

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  • Last activity: 22 Jun 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    [I am away, in India, so am not Hosting in the coming couple of months]

    My 17 year old daughter and I live in Tugun, in the south end of the Gold Coast, close to the beach and public transport. The area has beautiful beaches on the coast; waterfalls, rockpools and bushwalking in the hinterland.
    We need help in gardening, house repairs, housework, painting... If you have handy-'man' and/or carpentry skills even better!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Close to beach (700m) and a drive from beautiful hinterland creeks and waterfalls. Lots of options for beach and forest walks. Tugun has a lovely village feel. I am a Watsu practitioner and Kahuna/Lomi Lomi masseur. Past life pre my daughter I was a filmmaker. Pia grew up mostly in India (10 of her 14 yrs) as we lived there from 2007-2011, and then 2013-2019. Lots of life experience!

  • Help


    We are looking for people at the moment in exchange for gardening, house repairs and/or housework. If you have any trade skills (e.g. carpentry, painting, general handyperson that would be a huge bonus

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    We are a house with a spare bedroom. When we have had Helpers we have mostly eaten together, sharing or rotating the cooking.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    On street parking if it's not for more than a week

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week. Or you can arrange the hours as suits you better

Host ref number: 944541722942

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