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Farm Hand On Sheep, Cattle And Horse Property

Arthella New South Wales

Job Description

Farm Help Wanted

We are looking for two travellers (a couple or friends would suit) who want to have an Aussie farm working holiday experience. We are a family owned cattle & sheep farm located on the shores of Lake Eucumbene near the Snowy Mountains in Southern NSW. Horses are also a big part of our business as we use them for mustering as well as competing regularly in Equestrian competitions.

Work tasks would include checking & repairing fences, spraying weeds, stock work assistance, animal husbandry, building and general maintenance, lawn and garden maintenance, caretaking and feeding animals when we are away and other general farm duties as they come up. Some previous experience in these areas would be preferable.

The nearest town is Cooma which has several nice café’s and pubs. There are a lot of young people in the district so there would be a good social side as well has hard work. Social activities include country races, sport, fishing, hiking, local dinners and BBQs. During winter the ski fields of Thredbo and Perisher are only 1 hour away. We will do our best to make sure you have as good a time as possible.

We would require approximately 4 hours of work per day in exchange for a contribution to your food bill and accommodation in a self contained cottage. There may be opportunities for extra paid work to the right applicants.

A current driver’s license is required

Work will qualify you for the second year holiday Visa.

Send a letter or CV through and I'll be in contact to organise a meeting.

Kind Regards,


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