July 30, 2013

Central Desert Footy Cards: Teaching Entrepreneurship, With A Health Message

Even in the most remote communities in the Central Western Desert Ngaanyatjarrra Lands footy is greatly loved. Often the dusty oval is a community hub and when the footy season is on, families of cars head off to neighbouring communities […]
July 14, 2013

Innovative Retailers Provide Experiences Impossible Online

“Shops are becoming performance spaces. They are evolving into places full of activity, where customers make things, talk about stuff, test products, taste producer, learn a skill, strut their stuff and possibly buy stuff.” Writer Deirdre Macken made this observation […]
June 18, 2013

Social Enterprise In Action: STREAT Tackles Homelessness

STREAT is a not-for-profit social enterprise. It provides hospitality training to homeless youth aged between 16 and 24. What Does STREAT Do? STREAT serves high quality coffee and street food to foot traffic – from a food cart. Over an […]
May 15, 2013

Female Backpackers..Visas..Good Money In Shearing Industry

Did you know that, in NSW, female backpackers are filling labour shortages in the sheep shearing industry caused by the exodus of young regional men, many off to work in the mining sector? A Working Holiday Visa And $1000/Week SMH […]
April 29, 2013

Caretakers Wanted – O’Keeffe House, Katherine N.T.

Merriel Lawrie has contacted PWF about the NT National Trust property ‘O’Keeffe House’ in Katherine needing caretakers. The Caretakers’ Position Katherine’s National Trust chapter is seeking an energetic couple with their own van to live on site at O’Keeffe House. […]
April 23, 2013

Help Needed At Mt Ive Station – Gawler Ranges SA

Joy Newton has contacted PWF about needing help urgently for a couple of hours a day with cleaning/hospitality. Joy writes: “We have Mt Ive sheep station in the Gawler Ranges, outback SA, diversified with a small tourist venture, using our […]
March 29, 2013

Interested In Travelling From Qld To WA With Brian & Carmen?

Brian and Carmen have emailed PWF saying: “Hi! We are seriously thinking about traveling over to W.A. from QLD via Darwin Broome etc. sometime next year We have already traveled south via the coast as far as Ceduna S.A. and […]
February 14, 2013

Some Single Ladies To Go Tag-A-Long Caravanning?

Carol, from Perth WA, has emailed us about finding some single ladies who might like to do some tag-along caravanning. She says: “I’m looking for single ladies that have a Caravan, Motor home etc to go caravanning with, to tag-a-long […]
February 7, 2013

International Visitor Growth Up 4.6% In 2012

The December 2012 ABS stats show that overseas visitors were up 7% in December. In 2012 Australia had 6.1 million visitors – 4.6% annual growth – which Tourism Australia’s Andrew McEvoy calls a ‘very creditable performance’ given fierce global tourism […]
January 25, 2013

Nicole, ACE, And A Bus Driving Career

In Casino, northern NSW, Nicole Caldwell will soon be the town’s first Aboriginal bus driver. At 33 she is training with the Casino Bus Company and hopes to be employed driving school runs. Her training is part of the ‘Getting […]
January 15, 2013

A Grey Nomad Companion For East Coast Travel?

Josephine, currently living in Perth, WA, has contacted us saying she is looking for a travelling companion as she is on her own and does not feel comfortable travelling on her own. About Josephine And Her Travel Ideas “I grew […]
November 28, 2012

What a CV For Grey Nomad Work!

Greg has contacted PWF looking for Grey Nomad work. He says he would like register his interest in helping out people in the outback – property owners or business owners. Greg writes: “I retired in June this year and have […]