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BlazeAid needs more volunteers to help bushfire recovery, sees solution in paying backpackers

Posted on: March 11th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Grey nomads cannot do all the heavy lifting when it comes to rebuilding fences in bushfire-affected country; it is young backpackers who are needed to bolster the workforce. Key points: [...] read more...

BlazeAid – helping communities rebuild after natural disasters

Posted on: March 11th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Facebook link from BlazeAid Please Share widely esp to friends and family in England, America, France, Italy and New Zealand. There are now many groups ( eg Denmark and UK [...] read more...

Backpackers, bushfires and Blazeaid

Posted on: February 26th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Backpackers will be granted ­special visa benefits to help rebuild homes, fences and farms in bushfire-ravaged communities under an overhaul of the working holidaymaker program aimed at fast-tracking reconstruction and [...] read more...

New rules for backpackers helping with bushfire recovery

Posted on: February 24th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Foreign backpackers and others on working holiday visas will be able to help bushfire- affected communities get back on their feet following changes announced last week by the Morrison Government. [...] read more...

Governess jobs hard to fill, as outback parents fear their children not prepared enough for high school

Posted on: December 17th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A profession that laid the foundations for Australia’s first saint, Mary McKillop, is as important today as it was more than a century ago. Key points: Governesses are employed to help [...] read more...