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The aquaponics project

The aquaponics project

  John and Natalie live in Forest Grove W.A. their property has an interesting history, it started as a group settlement location after WWI then a dairy farm, then an organic winery, then the home of a rich doomsday prepper. In 2017 four related families got...

WWOOF attends OAA ‘Grow Your Knowledge Sessions’

WWOOF attends OAA ‘Grow Your Knowledge Sessions’

Every month the Organic Australian Association (OAA) continues with its fantastic opportunities to learn and share knowledge about a variety of topics on organic food production, gardening, soil and other related subjects. These fun and informative sessions are...

Easter Special 50% OFF 4 Days ONLY

Easter Special 50% OFF 4 Days ONLY

The Benefits of WWOOFing When WWOOFing, the basic agreement is *4-6 hours a day of volunteering, in exchange for three meals a day and a place to sleep. Hosts share their knowledge and WWOOFers can spend time learning and honing practical new skills in a wide array of...

March 2021, still unsure?

March 2021, still unsure?

Easter, School Break and Isolation's lifted, what's holding you back? What is WWOOF? WWOOF is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchanges, helping to...

Fertilizer for Free

Fertilizer for Free

Reading through a Grass Roots on the weekend I happened to come across, an ad Rosemary had placed in the Grass Roots Magazine. I love to collect Heirloom Seeds and strongly believe my little growing collection will have an impact on my grandchildren's future one day....

I feel free and young at 48!

I feel free and young at 48!

  WWOOFing around Australia at 48years old. Sharing my experience with the world about WWOOFing around Australia. By Annette B My name is Annette, 48 years old I am originally from SA but now reside in Melbourne Australia. I’ve been renting out my property for...

Never to old to learn- Try WWOOFing

Never to old to learn- Try WWOOFing

You’re never too old to WWOOF, great attitude is all you need. I’m Karin from Germany, 61 years of age and wanted to share my WWOOFing experience with you. In 2009 I travelled the Westcoast of Australia as a WWOOFer, I joined WWOOF because I knew I could travel on a...

WWOOF – The Opportunity to create

WWOOF – The Opportunity to create

Written By WWOOFer Tamara Taylor After the collective trauma of 2020, I dream of adventure. To pack my bags. Burst out of my neighbourhood and travel somewhere other than my own neighbourhood and my local park. But this is the year in which “holiday at home” stands...

WWOOFing,  2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

WWOOFing, 2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

On the 17th of February the Federal Government announced an initiative allowing volunteers in Bushfire Disaster areas to qualify for second and third Working Holiday visas. WWOOF Australia has developed a Volunteer Bushfire Relief Form in consultation with Border...

Exploring your own Country, WWOOFing

Exploring your own Country, WWOOFing

Explore Australia and learn about Sustainable Living from our wonderful Hosts right across Australia Not only is it the most eco affordable way to travel with 2 Year volunteer Memberships, you have the choice to purchase a Single membership, or Dual membership and for...

WWOOFing qualifies for 2nd Year Visa, Bushfire effected areas

WWOOFing qualifies for 2nd Year Visa, Bushfire effected areas

Moving forward into 2021, the Bushfires of 2019/2020 scars still remain. We too can speak personally here at the WWOOF Office, both our properties were effected. There is still so much to be done, 13 months on, many are still cleaning up, rebuilding and replanting. We...

Have your plans changed? Try WWOOFing

Have your plans changed? Try WWOOFing

Endika had never been WWOOFing before, he originally came from Spain  to learn about permaculture and self-sufficiency but when he arrived in Australia the pandemic had just started and all the plans he had made came to a halt. After hearing about WWOOFing Endika...

Amazing Hosts

Amazing Hosts

If you want an extended family, genuine, interesting people you can rely on and a wholesome and fulfilling break from all the crazy, then this is the place for you. I've learnt a lot from the Bucheler family, it has been a heartwarming experience that I have shared...

WWOOFers sharing their experience.

WWOOFers sharing their experience.

Andrew and Serena from Melbourne Victoria We have known about WWOOFing for some time now, we were backpacking around South East Asia 5 years ago and we think we heard about it speaking with other backpackers or perhaps picking up a leaflet in a hostel. We are a...

Are you ready for 2021?

Are you ready for 2021?

WWOOF Australia survived this summer’s bushfires, COVID, and government red tape that would have killed most businesses, but the challenges of 2020 have only made WWOOF Australia and its members more resilient and stronger than ever. Following the 2020 Bushfires WWOOF...

What are doing for your Gap Year?

What are doing for your Gap Year?

Take a Gap Year and find the real you! WWOOF Australia – World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms – has been introducing Gap year Students to our varied hosts across Australia for 40 years. Many people consider taking a gap year in order to gain new experiences and...

Only 17 Days until Christmas

Only 17 Days until Christmas

WWOOF Membership Gift Certificates are truly a gift that keeps on giving! Give a 2 year WWOOF  Volunteer Membership to someone you love A fantastic way to ecotravel Australia Live and Learn with real families, our hosts Work 4 - 6 hours per day (5 days a week) Become...

The gift that keeps on giving!

The gift that keeps on giving!

Are you ready for Christmas?   WWOOF Membership Gift Certificates are truly a gift that keeps on giving! Give a 2 year WWOOF  Volunteer Membership to someone you love   A fantastic way to ecotravel Australia Live and Learn with real families, our hosts Work 4 - 6...

A fantasy fulfilled-WWOOFing

A fantasy fulfilled-WWOOFing

A Story by WWOOFer Billy Wright Bogong trail rides - Mount Beauty Victoria, a fantasy fulfilled! Westerns were a big part of my childhood. Young Guns, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the classic Red Dwarf episode Gunmen of the Apocalypse are at the top of a...

WWOOF App now in the Apple App Store!

WWOOF App now in the Apple App Store!

Dear WWOOFers & WWOOF Hosts, We have just launched a new version of the WWOOF Australia App in the Apple App Store. If you already have the old WWOOF App installed it will keep working for a while, however, there will be no updates. Now the new App is available...

WWOOF Australia acknowledges the Traditional owners of the land on which we work. We honour the ongoing cultural & spiritual connections, heritage, customs & beliefs of Aboriginal people & pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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