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2nd & 3rd Year Working Holiday Visas – UPDATE

2nd & 3rd Year Working Holiday Visas – UPDATE

WWOOFing in Bushfire Disaster areas and Flood affected areas to qualify for 2nd and 3rd Year Working Holiday Visas.   Overview  To be eligible to apply for a second or third Working Holiday (subclass 417) visa, you must have already completed a prescribed minimum...

Still haven’t tried WWOOFing?

Still haven’t tried WWOOFing?

  I had an amazing time working here for about a month. Bob and his partner were very welcoming and hospitable. The meals they cooked were very yummy and delicious, thanks, Bob! I enjoyed helping around their beautiful property doing gardening, weeding,...

Life Changing Experiences

Life Changing Experiences

What a superb experience! Cyril and Claire epitomise the very best of WWOOFing. They were interesting and interested, adventurous, hard-working, honest, and flexible. Inspired us with their sustainability choices. Great cultural exchange for everyone. Many laughs as...

WWOOFing, the Dual  Experience

WWOOFing, the Dual Experience

  Staying with Greg and Elizabeth was a truly wonderful experience. Not only is there heaps to do and see in the Sheffield area, but the work was enjoyable and rewarding. Greg and Elizabeth are both such kind and respectful people. They worked hard but also took...

Easter Special 30% Off

Easter Special 30% Off

This was my first WWOOFing experience, I wasn't sure what to expect when I arrived at Nic & Paolo's beautiful property, but their warm welcome made me feel immediately at ease. I have been very happy there. Six hours a day, my tasks were mainly around feeding the...

The perfect Easter gift that keeps on  giving

The perfect Easter gift that keeps on giving

WWOOFing is like a box of chocolates, each host stay is a different experience    WWOOFing a Volunteer Exchange Program WWOOF = World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. Looking for a different experience? why not try WWOOFing, its a  unique eco-friendly way to...

WWOOFing is for everybody

WWOOFing is for everybody

We are a dairy farming couple in our 30’s taking a break to learn new skills. Krystal has a strong animal health background and a keen eye for detail alongside great management skills. She is capable of working with horses. Benj is a fit, hard-working man with 12...

More People on the Land

More People on the Land

ABC Rural  By Ashleigh Bagshaw and Erin Semmler From Original ABC Article Posted Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 6:17am, updated Fri 28 Jan 2022 at 11:13am  Keen for a change, Ryko Kalinko has joined thousands of Australians on a city exodus. The former...

What WWOOFers love about our Hosts

What WWOOFers love about our Hosts

  “We have just finished our one-week stay at Kerry's place and thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. She set the bar very high as this was our first WWOOFing experience and we feel we not only learned a lot and had fun but started a lovely friendship and predict...

What type of people go WWOOFing?

What type of people go WWOOFing?

"Hi, I'm Fran, I'm Australian and in my early twenties. I just finished my studies in Canberra and am now on a Gap year. I’ve been working as a ski instructor and living in Jindabyne for the last few months, I’ve had lots of experience with horses and love riding, I’m...

What a way to spend Christmas

What a way to spend Christmas

"My first WWOOFing experience, and now all the other ones to follow have a lot to live up to. Upon arriving I already knew I was going to like it at The Haven Bucca, within a day I knew I didn't want to leave. I learned so much and experienced so many different...

Dream again, and travel Australia for your Gap Year

Dream again, and travel Australia for your Gap Year

Travel Safe With travel restrictions and boarders on the verge of opening soon, why not get your WWOOF membership today and start planning your Gap year around Australia? Dream again, and start planning, living and learning life skills that will have you to be job...

ABC Rural

ABC Rural

Organic farm movement WWOOF relies on backpackers, so what happens when our borders are shut? ABC Rural  By Lucy Cooper and Tom Major Posted Sat 9 Oct 2021 at 8:31am A worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farms has launched a desperate bid to lure...

The WWOOFing way during Covid-19

The WWOOFing way during Covid-19

COVID Restrictions in Victoria, NSW, Queensland and the ACT have tightened recently, with many more families contemplating the security of their jobs. WWOOF Farms are Essential Businesses and WWOOFers are Essential Volunteers, so if you are looking to help on a farm,...

WWOOFers are Essential Volunteers

WWOOFers are Essential Volunteers

Farms are Essential Businesses and WWOOFers are Essential Volunteer workers when WWOOFing on farms during COVID-19 restrictions. Make an impact as a WWOOFer volunteer and assist like-minded individuals, who believe in working with each other in harmony, to keep our...

Need to self Isolate? Search for Hosts with separate accommodation.

Need to self Isolate? Search for Hosts with separate accommodation.

If you need to self-isolate WWOOF has you covered! WWOOF Australia currently have 320 Hosts who offer a separate building for accommodation. Victoria – 51 Hosts Queensland – 84 Hosts Western Australia – 31 Hosts Tasmania – 26 Hosts NSW – 101 Hosts Northern Territory –...

Practicing a growth mindset during COVID

Practicing a growth mindset during COVID

Written by Lynette Vint WWOOF Office The past 2 years has impacted every one of us in one shape or form. Droughts, Bushfires, Floods and COVID just to name a few, add that to our already daily adversities, those already struggling with illness and hardship. Mindset is...

May the Light always shine through WWOOF.

May the Light always shine through WWOOF.

By Sue Coppard, founder of WWOOF “It feels amazing, WWOOF at the venerable old age of Fifty! Half a century in October! How it’s grown since its beginnings as a trial weekend for three people, back in October 1971. On a Friday evening three of us took the train down...

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...

Get Inspired

Get Inspired

To travel around Australia might feel like the impossible right now, but soon enough you'll be able to travel again, so why not start planning you next life changing adventure? Get inspired, it’s time to take up our 20% discount Apply Code: DREAM WWOOF Australia has...

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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