Mt Cardwell Station to go under hammer

18 Nov, 2012 03:00 AM
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MOUNT Cardwell Station is 22km west of Mount Garnet, North Queensland, and under instructions from receivers will be presented for auction on December 14 at 11am in Jupiter's Hotel Casino, Townsville.

The property comprises 37,000ha of range country, including granite and ironbark forests. Grasses are predominantly spear and kangaroo.

Mt Cardwell is boundary fenced and has been divided into eight paddocks. Land development is generally limited, with the exception of cleared areas around the homestead.

The property is in a seasonal rainfall area of 650-800mm and water can also be accessed from two wells with equipped windmills, eight dams (mainly spring-fed), eight permanent springs and various seasonal waterholes.

Improvements include a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house set in landscaped gardens and lawns, a 66sq m steel-framed car shed and two 96sq m corrugated iron machinery sheds. There are four sets of timber yards located throughout the property.

The property is estimated to have a carrying capacity of 3000 cattle.

Some cattle will be included in the sale, but the number has yet to be ascertained.

* Contact: Elders Lorin Bishop, 0419 799 081, or Brian Rowlings, 0418 870 037.

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If wool prices have flat lined with the AWI promotions we should ask what prices would have done
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Don, I have no doubt that we get benefit out of AWI promotion but we would get much much more
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Well said GFA, this country couldn't build a railway network like we did a hundred years ago.