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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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Emily, have U seen what is happening to Chinas peasant farmers in their country? Cleared out and
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food