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What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a word that is coming up more and more frequently in discussions around organic gardening and sustainable farming methods, but what exactly is permaculture? Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is a way of approaching land use and resource management...

Get a souvenir that really tells a story! 

Want a truly individual souvenir that will bring back memories for years to come? We've got you covered with a range of authentic WWOOF gear available in our Shop. Take home a piece of your WWOOFing experience and tell the world that you're a WWOOFer with your cap,...

How to Convince your Policy-Maker to Support Organic Agriculture

How to Convince your Policy-Maker to Support Organic Agriculture March 29, 2018 A blog of IFOAM – Organics International In 2017, we launched the ‘Global Policy Toolkit on Public Support to Organic Agriculture’, an overview of policies supporting organic agriculture...

What is a Host? 

Being a Host with WWOOF is a very special opportunity to connect with people who are keen to help and learn. It is such a great way to get those extra hands to help out on your property while cultivating meaningful relationships and leaving a lasting impact on...

Its here, our new App for both Android and iOS phones check it out

Our new Mobile App for has been Android and iOS phones released. The App uses all your info from the Website:   Your own profile Favorites    Host Farms & WWOOFers    Instant messaging    Map & List Search   Download the new app from the Google Play Store or the Apple...

Why WWOOF?

Whether as a Volunteer or as a Host, when you sign up to WWOOF you play an integral role in strengthening a community that supports Australian organic farmers to make a living AND helps keen explorers to gain invaluable experience and make lifelong memories! Here's...

Another Wonderful WWOOFing Story…

We'd like to share this beautiful testimonial and pictures from our friends at Halcyon Fields, we're always happy to hear about your special experiences with WWOOF! "Dear WWOOFing team, We just wanted to say thank you for providing such a great way to connect people...

Get the most out of your WWOOF experience!

Looking to make the most of your WWOOFing experience and your journey in Australia? Get a copy of the "WWOOFers' Handbook", a practical and personal guide to being a Willing Worker.  This book is written by Hosts, for WWOOFers (Volunteers). It tells you what to expect...

Bee Sustainable!

Be a warrior against waste! Give up those throw-away plastics and keep your food fresh with our eco-friendly WWOOF Beeswax WWraps!  Lovingly handmade by Traci from the WWOOF Office, these reusable beeswax wraps are designed to be used in place of cling-wrap, keeping...

WWOOF Hosts Early Bird Special, thank you from the Team

WWOOF Hosts Early Bird Special, thank you to all Hosts that have responded to our Renewal special and the wonderful feedback we are receiving about the new website. WWOOF Australia is proudly coming up to its 37th Year so watch this space and keep a lookout for our...

Travelling is Better Together!

Find Yourself a Travel Buddy! We all know that travelling is a great way to meet new people. Not only meeting someone new, but sharing a journey together is a wonderful way to form lifelong bonds and memories you'll never forget! Having a travel buddy is an enriching...

New Mobile App Live!

It's arrived! Our new Mobile App is now available for use on Android, soon to be released on iOS. All you have to do is download the new app and login in with the same username and password that you use for website. The App will automatically download information from...

The Benefits of Organic Farming

Organics are becoming increasingly popular as more and more people are learning about the benefits of organic farming methods for the environment and for individual health by consuming organic produce. For a long time, people have been reporting improved taste and...

Privacy Settings for WWOOF Profiles

We've had some feedback from Members concerned about their Profile information being visible to non-members browsing our website, and information showing up in Google searches. This issue is easily solved by watching this video tutorial on how to change your Privacy...

Website messaging system update

Attention all Hosts and WWOOFers! Due to popular demand (and for all round convenience) you can now simply hit reply to email notifications from the WWOOF website to send a message directly to the person who contacted you. That is, you no longer need to reply from the...

Welcome Amelia, our new staff member

WWOOF Australia would like to welcome Amelia Douglas to the team. Amelia is currently learning the ropes around the office and will eventually have the opportunity to speak with you over the phone to discuss any issues you may have. Feel free to contact WWOOF...

New Mobile App is coming, have you saved your favorites?

Our new Mobile App is coming soon.   NOTE: Favorites stored in the old App will be deleted, so please log in to the website before the update, and re-save your Favorites there. Time is running out! Our new Mobile App is Coming Soon. It will use all your info you’ve...

The new WWOOF Mobile App will soon be available in the App stores!

We have been working hard on the new WWOOF App, it is currently undergoing Beta Testing and will very soon be available in the App stores as a free download. Your log in user name and password for the new App will be the same as your log in for the WWOOF website. When...

‘Host of the Month’ Winners – Lisa & Brad Gibson

Congratulations to Lisa and Brad Gibson https://wwoof.com.au/members/184lisa/ Lisa and Brad joined WWOOF Australia in mid-November last year. They have proven themselves to be very proactive in the WWOOFing world, already changing the lives of many WWOOFers who have...

An extraordinary, courageous adventure

A former WWOOF Australia host, writing under the pen name of Bella Pearce, reveals how volunteer work saved her from mid-life crisis in her debut book, My Extraordinary, Courageous Adventure. She says that having been a WWOOF host for ten years in Australia she know...

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