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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...

Online Learning & Working Remotely while WWOOFing

Online Learning & Working Remotely while WWOOFing

Online or Distance Learning and Working Remotely is becoming the New Normal in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hosts who are happy to Host WWOOFers and facilitate Distance/online study or Remote work, during WWOOFers free time, will open doors to long term WWOOFer...

Go WWOOFing this Christmas

Go WWOOFing this Christmas

By Lynette Vint Meet Patrice Newell, WWOOF Australia host from the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales. A little bit about Patrice Patrice Newell was once host of The Today Show, but she left the television industry in 1987 with her partner Phillip, to become a...

Have you made THE change?

Have you made THE change?

Written By Lynette Vint Following up on my article I had written back in September, 'Time to look within' because Christmas is just around the corner, and  2021 is not too far away, so where are you at? Did you complete that list of all the things you really wanted to...

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...

The Gift that keeps Giving!

The Gift that keeps Giving!

Are you ready for Christmas?   WWOOF Membership Gift Certificate are truly a gift that keeps on giving!   Give a 2 year WWOOF  Volunteer Membership to someone you love. It's a great opportunity to travel with a friend or as a family, live & learn on organic,...

Prepping your garden for summer

Prepping your garden for summer

Written By Melissa Cooper- Sustainable Living Certification Course Temperatures will soon start hitting the 30’s and if you haven’t drought proofed your garden it’s not too late to start. My garden was well mulched in autumn, with pea straw and sugarcane mulch,...

WWOOF Australia – Gap Year

WWOOF Australia – Gap Year

Take a Gap Year and find the real you! WWOOF Australia - World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms - has been operating for 39 years introducing Gap year Students to our varied hosts across Australia. Many people consider taking a gap year in order to gain new...

Sharing their knowledge

Sharing their knowledge

Meet Paul and Myrna WWOOF Australia Hosts We are a semi-retired couple with a 5 acre property at Newrybar in the Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW Heartwood Farm is a 7 acre property at Newrybar in the Byron Bay Hinterland. The farm includes a mixed orchard an intensive...

The Do’s and Don’t whilst WWOOFing

The Do’s and Don’t whilst WWOOFing

It's time to make changes in your life, you want to get off the merry go round but not sure how . Here are some great tips about WWOOFing in Australia. WWOOF DO’s DO: Be realistic about your time. How long do you want to spend working on a farm versus traveling...

Organic Agriculture Association, News Update

Organic Agriculture Association, News Update

Biochar Workshop & Discussion Group                It is my intention is to do a Biochar burn on Sun the 1st, Sat the 7th, OR Sun the 8th of November, and I invite anyone interested in Biochar, the process or use, and/or that is willing to contribute...

Just over 8 weeks until Christmas

Just over 8 weeks until Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner a WWOOF Volunteer Membership Gift Certificate is truly a gift that keeps on giving! Give a 2 year WWOOF  Volunteer Membership to someone you love and give them the opportunity to travel with a friend or family, live & learn on...

Organic Vegetable & Fruit Growers

Organic Vegetable & Fruit Growers

Organic Vegetable & Fruit Growers- Discussion Group   ‘SELECTION and TERMINATION of COVER CROPS for organic growers considering  NO-TILL OR STRIP TILL’ No-till/reduced till horticulture has proven to deliver significant benefit to vegetable growers...

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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