Short Property Description
5163.1621 Ha cattle property located approx. 57 km west of Charters Towers
Full Property Description
We are located in the famous Australian outback but are still close to the coast. Redlands Station is 200km west of Townsville and only a 40min drive from the historical city of Charters Towers, which is also known as the City of Schools. There is regular train & bus transport to Charters Towers, and then west on to Mt Isa. . We have 2 cattle properties: 1 in the Charters Towers area and one 460km west in the Richmond area.
At Redlands Station we grow hay, plus breed and trade our own cattle.
Work includes helping out with the maintenance and establishment of our orchard and gardens; feeding & husbandry of poultry, working dogs & baby orphan calves. Depending on the time of year your maybe asked to help with our cattle or hay farming.
Things to do in the area and property: During your time off you can enjoy leisurely walks on our picturesque 5163 Ha cattle property were you will get the opportunity to observe a number of native bird & wildlife or if astronomy is your thing our night skies are amazing with not city lights interfering with your view. You can also enjoy swimming in our swimming pool or shopping and sightseeing in the historical gold town of Charters Towers & surrounding area.
Organic/Biological methods we use
Methods of farming are a mix of free range, organic/Biological and non organic it all depends on what part of the farming business.
Non smokers only.
Minimum stay 3 days, prefer 1 or 2 week stays but are negotiable
We have accommodation for 1-4 persons.
All meals are shared with our family and are mainly meat-based however I am willing to cater for vegetarians.
Skills WWOOFers can learn here
Organics, Permaculture, Gardening, Composting, Propagating, Pruning, Soil conservation, Mulching, Animal care, Mustering, Using & caring for tools, Fencing, Handyman, Bread making, Preserving & processing food, Marketing produce