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Have you been affected by the Bushfires?

Have you been affected by the Bushfires?

BREAKING NEWS! Second and Third Working Holiday Visas for volunteers in Bushfire Disaster areas. Following Blaze Aid and WWOOF Australia making representations to Government, on the 17th of February the Federal Government announced an initiative allowing volunteers in...

WWOOF in Tasmania

WWOOF in Tasmania

By Lynette Vint Meet Kim Clark WWOOF Australia Tasmania Host When I was twenty, in 1974, I came to Tasmania during holidays from Latrobe Uni where I was studying literature and music. I didn’t want to go back. Tasmania was where I wanted to be. The following year I...

WWOOF at Mt Mitchell, Victoria today.

WWOOF at Mt Mitchell, Victoria today.

By Lynette Vint Meet WWOOF Australia Hosts Kate & Simon Tol, who have been WWOOF Hosts for the past 4 years. Mount Mitchell has an impressive kitchen garden and an expansive orchard producing fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs that can be harvested and enjoyed by...

Belalie Vineyard is looking for WWOOFers!

Belalie Vineyard is looking for WWOOFers!

Meet WWOOF Australia Hosts David and Zine Box for 17 years! Belalie Vineyard is Certified Organic on 12 Acres of beautiful land amongst our 660 acres. We have 35 acres of native trees and 1000 olive trees which keeps us busy. Situated on Rolling hills, great views...

WWOOFing at Peace Farm Community Victoria

WWOOFing at Peace Farm Community Victoria

By Lynette Vint About us: Peace Farm is a co-operative permaculture farm, and a community of families who value and practice yoga, wholistic therapies, conscious parenting, wholistic education, hand crafting and self sufficiency skills and technologies. We have an...

Come WWOOFing at Shantipur

Come WWOOFing at Shantipur

By Lynette Vint Meet WWOOF Australia Hosts Jeanette and Simone Renton from Chowan Creek, NSW. We caught up with them and asked the following questions. How long have you been a WWOOF Australia Host and why did you choose to be part of this program? We have been...

How to have a great WWOOFing experience

How to have a great WWOOFing experience

WWOOFing in Australia Sharing my experience with the world about WWOOFing in Australia. By Célia My name is Célia, I’m from France, I decided to go WWOOFing about 3 years ago but life kept getting in the way, with my workload, my number one priority. One day driving...

Come WWOOFing in Gladstone QLD

Come WWOOFing in Gladstone QLD

By Lynette Vint Meet Kerryanne and Trevor WWOOF Australia Hosts from Gladstone, Queensland. So why did you and Trevor decide to become part of the WWOOF program? My partner and I have a lot of knowledge to share. We run a business that is a training and safety /...

Hempcrete Building Workshop

Hempcrete Building Workshop

By Lynette Vint Meet WWOOF Australia Hosts, Brett and Lisa Brent and Lisa are building a hempcrete house in Hazelbrook, a village in the mid Blue Mountains, with lots of friends and family to call on for help, but it’s a big job, and we need all the help we can get!...

WWOOF Australia Hosts for 32 Years

WWOOF Australia Hosts for 32 Years

By Lynette Vint Meet David McFall WWOOF Australia Host since 1987! We thought we would catch up with David McFall from Cherry Tree Pool via Kojonup, Western Australia and see what's happening there and ask a few questions You have been with WWOOF Australia since 1987...

Trees after a Fire?

Trees after a Fire?

By Lynette Vint Australia is an arid continent that has unique ecosystems and organisms. These unique ecosystems are continually being exposed to natural and human-made events. Bush fire, drought and flood are the three main events that affect Australia's ecosystems....

WWOOF at All Foods Farm

WWOOF at All Foods Farm

By Lynette Vint Meet John and Kirsty from All Foods Farm today, All Foods Farm is situated in Buffalo, South Gippsland , Victoria. The farm has been operating since 2004 and is run on sustainable agriculture and permaculture principles, with emphasis on organically...

Nulla Nulla Blacksmiths Farm, WWOOFing!

Nulla Nulla Blacksmiths Farm, WWOOFing!

By Lynette Vint Meet Wendie  and Guido from  Nulla Nulla Blacksmiths Farm who are just going into their 2nd year with WWOOF Australia. Nulla Nulla Blacksmiths Farm, is nestled in the Macleay valley, on the pristine Nulla Nulla Creek grows heirloom, non-hybridised,...

Homestead Health – Learn about Herbs

Homestead Health – Learn about Herbs

By Traci Meet Ellen and Paul Marshall, from Homestead Health.  New WWOOF Australia Hosts! Homestead Health is nestled between hundreds of acres of cow paddocks, away from the main town on an 8 acre bush block. Most of the property is in its natural state, and home to...

Live and Learn on a Certified Organic Beef farm WWOOFing

Live and Learn on a Certified Organic Beef farm WWOOFing

Meet Dan & Veronica Laffy WWOOF Australia Hosts for 6 years! They operate a Certified Organic 1500 acre beef farm near Dalby, 3 hrs west of Brisbane. Their Story: We want our local communities to have access to the best food their farmers can produce, and for us...

Hosting WWOOFers for over 20 years!

Hosting WWOOFers for over 20 years!

Meet Cowsnest Farm You have been a WWOOF Australia Host for over 20 years, why did you choose to be part of this program? Cowsnest has been welcoming people from all over the world to be a part of the community farm since 1975 when Cowsnest first started. So when the...

Bunnan: A History of a small town in the Scone Shire

Bunnan: A History of a small town in the Scone Shire

Meet Gloria Muir Meet Gloria Muir, a WWOOF Australia Host for 20 years, has launched her new book Bunnan: A History of a Small Town in the Scone Shire. Gloria is still the current owner of the former Bunnan Village Hotel where she sheds some light on the town's past....

Another wonderful WWOOF Host

Another wonderful WWOOF Host

Meet Debbie Chambers & David Galloway, WWOOF Australia Hosts for 6 years! They live on a small rural property located in bush between town & beach in a alternative building, which they renovated and run on solar power, growing organic veggies & fruit. It's...

Calling all Aspiring Farmers

Calling all Aspiring Farmers

Meet Sam, Tim and Teagan from Cultivate Farms. Tim and Tegan Hicks are aspiring farmers; raising 50 head of cattle on agisted land around their district. Together Tim and Tegan have started Hicks Country Beef, which is a 100% grass fed beef business where they sell...

WWOOFers assist with the vision of Self Sufficiency!

WWOOFers assist with the vision of Self Sufficiency!

Meet Gerry and Dot Hetherington from Perth Western Australia, who joined WWOOF Australia, just over 12 months ago and we wanted to touch base with them and see how their experience as a Host has been. The HUF is an urban farm located in the picturesque hills of Perth...

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