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1. Posted by kowabungah (Budding Member 8 posts) 8y

Heading to Aussielandio in about a month...

Just wondering if anyone knows of hostels that let you work in exchange for accommodation and/or have cheap weekly rates this time of year (winter there i suppose).

I'll be flying into Brisbane and think I'll be looking to stay in that area (Queensland?)

Anyways, any suggestions in any location would be helpful really because I need to start planning.

Thanks in advance!

2. Posted by mostrim (Inactive 80 posts) 8y

The following site lists a number of places in Brisbane. It quotes prices to me in Euro(1Euro = 1.7 Australian Dollars at present). Can't help with the work bit, sorry:(

3. Posted by philistine (Budding Member 30 posts) 8y

I tell everyone that asks about this hostel, its awesome! Its called "the treehouse" they are happy to let people work for accommodation (providing they have a spot for you - 99% of people that stay there end up living there coz its so nice ;-) )

Its run by an English couple, Mandy and Harry and their dog Grizzly

Also, google WWOOFing, its a way you can work for accommodation and meals at hundreds of different farms around Australia... a great way to meet people and see parts of the country most tourists never even know about!

[ Edit: Edited on Apr 16, 2008, at 11:51 PM by philistine ]

4. Posted by kowabungah (Budding Member 8 posts) 8y

thanks for the help.

i'm really just looking for a place where i can stay in a city while i work...
you know, to earn a little money, otherwise i'd be woolfing.

5. Posted by nzkatenz (Budding Member 51 posts) 8y

Perhaps try this website? I've never used it myself, but it looks like its pretty good, i plan to use it later on this year