Photo: Lee Beanland


DIG TREE RANGER: A permanent part time position available for a Caretaker/ Ranger for the Dig Tree Reserve and camping ground and associated facilities. This position is seasonal and busiest in the cooler months during peak tourist season.

The successful applicant will be responsible for all duties involving management and cleaning of camping amenities and airfield on the banks of the Cooper Creek, supervision of the historical features and information shelter and collecting camping fees. A part time job could also be available at the station as camp cook during quieter times.

This position would ideally suit an active semi-retired, trustworthy, tidy, and enthusiastic person of sober habits willing to fit in with the Dig Tree tourists and also employees on a busy cattle station. Single accommodation or shaded caravan site with access to facilities and all meals provided by Nappa Merrie Station. Vehicle supplied for work purposes.
Apply in writing Dig Tree Caretaker Position, PO BOX 616, Goondiwindi, 4390 or email with details and phone number. References required.

The Dig Tree web site is presented by The Royal Historical Society of Queensland.

To find out more about visiting the Dig Tree go to Thargotourism and Outback Tourism.

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland is trustee for the Dig Tree Reserve supported by Nappa Merrie Station and the Bulloo Shire Council.