Destination XL - Australia

Caretaker Position.

Wendi Furber

Caretaker Position.

  • Volunteer
  • Queensland
  • Posted 4 months ago


Hi there, I work away during the week and as such I am looking for caretakers for my 20 acre block at Einasleigh. Einasleigh is small town located approx 400km SW of Cairns and 400km NW of Townsville. The town is home to 30 inhabitants, a pub and post office. There is access to weekly grocery items from nearby Forsayth on the bi-weekly mail run. The area has plenty of freshwater fishing spots, catfish, black brim ect with only freshwater crocodiles. The Royal Flying Doctors service visits the town once and month and a registered nurse comes every second Wednesday. Einasleigh is located in the Etheridge Shire which is home to many major tourist attractions, such as Cobbold Gorge and Undara.

The requirements for this position are: that you are trustworthy, honest & reliable. Police checks and references Own accommodation. Job details are: Mowing, Garden maintenance, watering, weeding etc, Keep an eye on the place in general. I have chooks and Daisy (future milking cow 🙂 )

In return I can provide: free rent, power, water & limited wifi internet (own computer ect required)

I have a vegetable plot in production also for your use.
This is an ongoing situation so I am always looking for people. So if you are interested please apply and we can discuss the date to start.