Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Contact us if you are interested in Volunteering in Australia. Go to Australia! Following are some of the jobs that you may get. Animal keeping Building dams and ponds Building animal enclosures, a tree house … Construction work Cooking and other household duties Catching farm animals Catching Cane Toads Cleaning ponds and animal enclosures […]

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Wwoofer wanted Gold Coast farm

Wwoofer wanted Gold Coast hinterland farm Looking for a person interested in living with a genuine couple in our country home surrounded by beautiful mountain views, in a peaceful setting with nature. In exchange for this lifestyle, we ask for your daily help and support in maintaining our hobby farm. With the assistance of appropriate […]

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Environment Queensland

Oil Spill In Queensland The Advantages of the Oil Spill In Queensland The idea that anything positive can become of the environmental disaster in Queensland sounds ludicrous. But the disaster highlights certain deficiencies in society. It reveals that the proper infrastructure is not in place to deal with the immense crisis. Specifically local organizational programs […]

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Pesticides in Australia

Endosulphan and Carbendazim are still allowed for use in Australia We were heartbroken to see the devastating effects of pesticides both locally and abroad. Two pesticides, Endosulphan and Carbendazim are banned in over 60 countries but still allowed for use in Australia, and pose serious risks to human health. Trusting the regulators to protect us […]

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Save Energy

Save Energy Lower 50% of winter heating bills Purdue college analysts demonstrate us one great method to lower 50% of winter heating bills Researchers at Purdue University will work on a new research project that promises the possibility to cut heating bill by 50 % for folks who live in very cold climates. The analysis, […]

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GM free food

An update on the current CAMPAIGN to fight for our right to GM-free food Thanks so much to those Wwoofers who’ve contributed to the Steve Marsh fighting fund. We’re over $1300 so far, but Steve’s legal costs have not been fully covered yet, so please consider making a donation if you can afford it. Organic […]

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Organic fruit and vegetables

Storing your organic produce Unlike conventional fruit, organic fruit must be stored in the fridge. Unless it needs ripening, like avocados, bananas, paw paw, stone fruit, etc.. and then as soon as they’re ripe, eat them, or put them in the fridge (except bananas – peel and freeze them if you have more than you […]

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Adelaide Australia

Curbing Global Warming in Adelaide Global warming is the increase in average temperatures of the earth’s atmosphere. It really affects the earth turning the earth into a natural greenhouse. It is an effect that we have brought upon ourselves and it is still up to us to help tone it down. Global warming in Adelaide […]

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Farm Work in Australia

Farm Work in Australia Byron Bay English School Offers International Students English Language Course along with Wwoofing Activities Foreigners on a Working Holiday visa can grab an opportunity to live and work at a farm that is situated near Byron Bay. The program offered by the Byron Bay English Language School invites students to enrol […]

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Testimonials

Wwoofer My wwoofing experience was amazing. I was looking for outdoor work that allowed me to learn new things. So some people advised me to do wwoofing. I joined the programme and had the choice between lots of different organic farms. I decided for a small family owned farm near Brisbane. My new hosts were […]

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Blog

Share out your story Here is an opportunity to share with the world what you really love about travelling around Australia. We want to know about the places and the experiences that you keep on telling your mates about, the photos that you took and always go back to see time and again, the stories […]

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Study Medicine in Australia

Study Medicine in Australia The International Program of Psycho-Social Health Research (IPP-SHR) at CQUniversity is evaluating a program set up to help overseas-trained doctors enter the Australian medical workforce. The research follows on from a pilot study of the Redland Hospital Observer Program, which found that many overseas trained doctors give up their medical careers […]

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Weather Australia

The seasons of weather Experienced in Australia Australia is a country in the southern Hemisphere. Just like other countries in this hemisphere, there are four official seasons which occur as follows: Autumn: March – May Winter: June –August Spring: September – November Summer: December – February Christmas in Australia falls in summer so Australians never […]

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Money Australia

Estimates on Expenditure during travel When checked against American and the Western Europe standards, Australia is an affordable destination. On the other hand if you compare it to the Southeast Asia, you will find that it is definitely not a budget holiday destination. Most of the money is usually spent on transport as well as […]

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Vaccinations Australia

Some of the vaccines recommended when traveling to Australia You will need proof of vaccination against yellow fever when entering Australia in six after spending a night or more in one of the yellow fever infected countries. The list of such countries can be found online If health is a big concern for you when […]

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Crime Australia

Remaining safe during your travel Although Australia is relatively crime free, you can never be too careful especially when in a new location. You never know when the tide changes so it is advisable to be safe rather than sorry. You should never leave your luggage unattended. Whether it is at the airport or at […]

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Diseases Australia

The following are some of the diseases that are found in Australia plus information on the probability if contracting them during your travel. Bat lyssavirus: This is a rabies related disease which can cause death. The people most susceptible to it are the vets as well as animal handlers. Although the vaccine against rabies is […]

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Spiders Australia

Spiders thrive in the heat and humidity typical of Australia.  Australia is home to some of the most poisonous spiders in the world, including the: Funnel web spider Redback spider Mouse spider White tailed spider Black house spider, and Wolf spider. If it’s any consolation, the world’s most venomous spider (according to the Guinness Book […]

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Driving Australia

Driving Safely in Australia If you are planning on travelling around Australia, the best way to do so is to drive.  Australia is much too large to make navigation via public transport a feasible option – it can be lengthy and costly – and there are many beautiful, unique and scenic roads to take you […]

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Queensland

ABOUT QUEENSLAND Queensland is a state that is located in the north east of Australia. Also known as the ‘Sunshine State’, Queensland has a population of over 4.4 million and it continues to grow. The majority of this incredible population can be found in the south east of Queensland with its capital city of Brisbane […]

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Australia Business

Culture in business setups The people of Australia are straight talkers and like getting down to facts quickly without beating about the bush. This quality makes them able to get into business without having to have had existing or long standing personal relations with a prospective business partners. Even though this is so they still […]

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Social Australia

Social stratification in Australia Australia has a lot of respect for its egalitarian policy. Even though this is so one has to acknowledge the fact that there still exist different social classes to which different people belong. These classes may be classified as the upper class, middle class and the working class. The upper class […]

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Animals Australia

Animals in Australia Australia’s isolated position in the world means that the country has a large number of unique, native animals.  Some can be found in the wild, while others can be seen in backyards. The Australian Magpie is a little larger than its European cousin. The magpie (or maggie, as it is affectionately known) […]

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Outback Australia

Get lost and rediscover yourself in the Outback of Australia, the home of landscapes worn out by time and the never aging Aboriginal culture rhythms. You can stay on the large cattle stations, take a camel ride in the vast desert or even enjoy an exhilarating scenic fly over the outback’s icons such as Kata […]

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Aborigines

The aborigines are the natives of Australia their name is Italian and actually means the original inhabitants. They are said to have migrated into Australia from areas around Asia some Thirty thousand years ago. Before the Europeans arrived in Australia, the different clans of the Aborigines had diverse beliefs languages and customs which together contributed […]

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CQ University Results

Student outcomes that are among the best in Australia CQUniversity is the only University in Australia to achieve five star ratings in the Good Universities Guide for both Graduate Starting Salaries (the only public university in Queensland to do so) and student Access. The editors of the Guide, Australia’s only Degree and University Ratings, have […]

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