Property

Historic Berida Woolshed in Western NSW Still Stands Tall for More Than 120 Years

13 August 2022

Ian McCutcheon was just 22 years old when he took over the reins at Berida, first settled circa 1840, a 3600 acre farm near Gilgandra, NSW about six...

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Finance

How to Draw up a Succession Plan That Works

11 August 2022

Sowing? Check. Harvest? Check. Transition planning? Crickets. While it’s a crucial part of your farm’s operation, transition planning is often left...

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Weather

A negative IOD is sending rain where it's actually needed next week

Last week the Bureau of Meteorology declared that we are in a negative phase of the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD). You may be asking what actually is...

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Property

One of Australia’s Biggest Dairy Holdings Sells After Ten Years

7 August 2022

  One of Australia’s largest portfolios of dairy farms in Australia has been sold after ten years of ownership.

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Stud

Ivan Price - Moongool Charolais

7 August 2022

AuctionsPlus has caught up with Ivan Price to chat about all things Moongool Charolais.

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Podcast

LISTEN: Protecting Farming Wealth - Why Having Just A Will Isn’t Enough

What happens to all the wealth you have built once you pass away?

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Property

Slow News, Careless Cockatoos and Outstanding Ham; Lands End Through the Years

4 August 2022

When the belated news of a friend’s death finally reached Jane Kilby in the 1870s, she turned to her husband Robert and lamented ‘we never hear...

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Bush Journal

In Kimberley Skies

3 August 2022

A young Peter Ritter stood in the back paddock of his family’s Moree farm - neck craned as a gigantic Hercules aircraft blocked the sky above him....

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Property

Iconic ‘Eaglehawk’ Sells for $4 Million

1 August 2022

Set between Wauchope and Walcha in the upper reaches of the Manning Valley in Northern NSW, 6,000 acre ‘Eaglehawk’ has been sold.

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Property

Kopyje Station Near Cobar Sells for $5.2M to Young Lawyer

1 August 2022

Dubbo lawyer and grazier Stephanie Hughes has purchased the 21,000 acre Kopyje Station near Cobar in New South Wales’ north west.

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Property

Two Tamworth Properties Sell as One to Local Buyers

31 July 2022

Local Tamworth buyer pays $4.8m for two properties just down the road.

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Podcast

LISTEN: Off-Farm Investing - An Introduction to Commercial Property

Investing in Commercial Property can be complicated and risky if you don’t know what you are doing but if you get it right, it can be a powerful way...

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Farm Bush Camps in VIC

24 July 2022

Whether its farmland and bush walks, or vineyards and watersports, Victoria has a wide variety of bush accommodation to deliver just what the doctor...

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Property

Southern Grampians Farm Sells After 40 Years of Continuous Ownership for Over $22M

22 July 2022

The stunning 1013ha Wykeham farm, at Dunkeld has sold after four decades.

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Top Farm Wedding Venues in Western Australia

21 July 2022

 Everyone loves a good old country wedding, so we found some of our favorite spots. We recommend you wear boots instead of heels at these venues, you...

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Bush Journal

Meet the Chalkers

20 July 2022

Four-year-old Joe Chalker is slumped over an old chair next to a bale of wool. He’s gently sucking his thumb, oblivious to flurry of activity around...

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Property

Beaudesert Beauty a Places of Ashes

16 July 2022

Tucked away in a Queensland valley overlooking a peaceful lagoon lies one of the country’s most incredible pockets of history.

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Property

130 Bids for Three Namoi Water Licenses Selling for Over $8 Million

12 July 2022

Three covered Lower Namoi general security river licenses located on the Gunidgera and Pian Creek system sell as a package for $8.265m.

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Podcast

LISTEN: Avoid One Common Way Families Lose Their Farm

Why does succession planning often turn into dust-ups? How can you avoid them and preserve the family’s wealth and most importantly relationships?

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Property

Tea, Scones and a Slice of Australia’s Agricultural History on the Darling

10 July 2022

If you’ve ever ventured down the Darling River Run you might have stumbled upon Dunlop Station, once a million acre property, the current owners are...

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Stud

David Greenup - Rosevale Santa Gertrudis

8 July 2022

AuctionsPlus has caught up with David Greenup to chat about the exciting future of Rosevale Santa Gertrudis and the upcoming stud season.

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Sheep & Lamb

Parkdale Merino Stud Leading the Way on Non-mulesed Sheep

6 July 2022

Don Mudford’s family has been farming on the western plains of New South Wales for more than a century. But they haven’t maintained all traditional...

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Bush Journal

A Bittersweet Goodbye

5 July 2022

Burning cane has a unique smell: sweet, musty and smoky, all at once. When farmers still burned the tall crop before harvest, we danced outside in...

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Finance

Five Tips for Leading a Family Business

3 July 2022

Owning and managing a family business can be complicated because you have the added difficulty of managing family members with the day-to-day...

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Property

Farm Bush Camps in Qld

30 June 2022

Cattle stations, goat operations or wool sheds from the Cape to west of Charleville; here are some of the finest farm stays in Queensland complete...

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Property

Lonesome Life of Pioneering, Musters and Tales From a Remote Queensland Cattle Station

29 June 2022

In the Expedition National Park, a section called Lonesome is particularly spectacular with its sandstone gorges, cliffs and the Dawson River running...

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Podcast

LISTEN: Handing on to the Next Generation

A family business is a great way to build intergenerational wealth but by nature, they’re a bloody tricky beast. We have all heard the horror stories...

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Property

Vacant Block Sells for Over $2 Million Near Manilla

27 June 2022

What downturn? Rural land prices continue to soar with this vacant block in the New England region selling for over $2 million.

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Property

Signature Roma Property Sold for $20 Million to Local Family

25 June 2022

Home to the Dalmally Droughtmaster Stud, the 5302 hectare property went to a Nutrien Harcourts GDL auctions with four registered parties bidding. It...

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Property

Wagyu Farmers Buy Adjoining Block to Expand Enterprise

23 June 2022

Prized Wagyu stud set for expansion after acquiring the farm next door for more than $6 million.

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Bush Journal

Documenting Dad

21 June 2022

“If you want to come back here, it’ll be yours, but if you don’t, then you’ll have to settle for less,” Dad informed a seven-year-old me at the...

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Property

Fabulous Farm Stays on the Apple Isle

21 June 2022

From mountainous bushland to waterside wonderlands, Tasmania’s bush and farm stays cater for every experience a traveller could desire.

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Property

450 Acres Snapped up Near Young After Being Listed for the First Time in a Decade

19 June 2022

Stuck. That’s how most of our clients describe starting a succession planning conversation with the rest of the family. Succession planning is an...

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Property

Airbnbs New South Wales to try before you die

17 June 2022

We’ve found your next beautiful spots to stay in New South Wales, a wellness farm in the Hunter Valley, a trendy barn or perhaps a train carriage?

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Podcast

LISTEN: Carbon Credits - The Results Are In with Dr Terry McCosker

Carbon credits... what are they and where do the opportunities lie? In the latest Financial Bloke podcast, Ben Law catches up with Dr Terry McCosker...

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Property

Life on a South Australian desert station

14 June 2022

 In the driest region of the driest state in the driest inhabited country in the world, a lonely young stockman was on the lookout for love in the...

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Stud

Lachie Kelly - LSK Poll Dorset & Suffolk Studs

12 June 2022

AuctionsPlus has caught up with Lachie Kelly to chat about the exciting future of LSK Poll Dorset & Suffolk Studs and the advantage AuctionsPlus will...

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Women In Agriculture

Bonnie Cox – The Inaugural Angus Foundation AuctionsPlus Cadet

8 June 2022

Bonnie Cox has spent the last four weeks working alongside the AuctionsPlus team after being awarded the inaugural Angus Foundation and AuctionsPlus...

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Finance

Getting the succession plan conversation rolling

8 June 2022

Stuck. That’s how most of our clients describe starting a succession planning conversation with the rest of the family. Succession planning is an...

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Property

Interstate buyers continue to buy up big in the Central West of New South Wales

7 June 2022

‘Elambone’ sells for $10 million to interstate buyers planning expansion in the area.

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Property

Meet the mother of the north, Western Australia’s pioneer Emma Withnell

7 June 2022

 It was 1864 and times were tough when John and Emma Withnell took a chance to start anew and set themselves up on Western Australia’s isolated Mount...

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Podcast

LISTEN: Preparing to Sell the Farm with Real Estate Agent Ben Forrest

Ben Forrest (Real Estate Agent and Partner at the Resolute Property Group) and Ben Law (The Financial Bloke) discuss the key things you need to know...

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Property

Fourth generation farmers’ pack up in South Australia and head for New England

31 May 2022

After 17 years of ownership, Armidale’s “Stockton”, a sheep and cattle farm, has been snapped up by a family from South Australia.

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Producers

Buena Vista at Gilgandra makes Goats Gourmet Again

30 May 2022

Going for goat: the story of how a long-established beef and cropping farming family with over 100 years history in the Collie district aims to make...

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Property

Renovation inspiration: Emma Read

23 May 2022

Sisters and stylists Emma Read and Sarah Hall at Willungra in South Australia love creating interiors, love old things and love working together to...

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Property

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way to Wheat

22 May 2022

William Farrer didn't live to see his face emblazoned on the $2 note but his legacy, quite literally, has roots in farming today. Revered as ‘the...

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Stud

Tom Baker - Woonallee Simmentals

21 May 2022

AuctionsPlus has caught up with Tom Baker to chat about all things Woonallee Simmentals.

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Property

Top Country Wedding Venues in New South Wales

18 May 2022

Everyone loves a good old country wedding, so we found some of our favourite spots. These are the venues where We recommend you wear boots instead of...

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Property

Riding out rising inflation

17 May 2022

It’s no secret prices are on the rise. We’ve all seen the memes. Putting $20 of diesel in your ute - where are you going? Pump four?

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Property

$5 million for a fisherman's paradise in the high country

16 May 2022

After fifty years, the owners of Dixieland, a 940 hectare grazing and fly fishing property in the little town of Adaminaby in the Snowy Mountains,...

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Property

Buyers moving back to local area with $6.9 million purchase of coastal farm

14 May 2022

From the Northern Territory to the NSW South Coast, the new owners of Aysgarth Farm couldn’t pass up the opportunity to move home.

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Property

One of Australia’s largest irrigated cotton operations sells for $63 million

13 May 2022

An 86 year old farming magnate has purchased Kooba Ag, one of Australia’s largest irrigation farming operations on the banks of the Murrumbidgee...

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Property

More than a century in the saddle at Guntawang, now for sale

13 May 2022

Cullen Royle from Richard Royle on Vimeo. Banjo Patterson once declared there was no better horse than those who wore the ‘Crooked R’ brand. He found...

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Property

Jewel of the Kimberley shines bright with family history

11 May 2022

It’s some of Australia’s harshest and yet most beautiful country. It’s a land of contrast, of crocodiles and cattle, and where just two seasons reign...

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Property

Airbnb’s in the Northern Territory to try before you die

10 May 2022

We’ve found your next beautiful spots to stay in the Territory. A modern home surrounded by bush and red dirt, a rustic homestead and an authentic...

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Property

10 of the priciest rural properties on the market at the moment

7 May 2022

These are some of the biggest opportunities in Australian agriculture today.

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Property

Bundaberg’s landmark Grand Hotel sells for circa $4 million

5 May 2022

Regional pub market continues to prosper with lockdowns, travel restrictions and capacity limits now in the past.

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Property

Slice of Old North Bungaree offered for sale

4 May 2022

A 678ha landholding on a mixed-used farm in the Booborowie District within South Australia’s renowned Mid-North region is going to market.

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Property

One farmer’s fight for the right to farm

3 May 2022

Well before Western Australia’s Covid border closures there was actually a Western Australian who enforced his own border… with Western Australia....

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Property

Grandeur and ghosts; Martindale Station a time travel through South Australian history

29 April 2022

It’s one of South Australia’s most impressive mansions - but you can’t buy it. The grand pastoral homestead of Martindale Hall welcomes thousands of...

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Property

One of Australia’s largest macadamia nut orchards for sale

25 April 2022

With negative carbon emissions and decades of successful productions, the Manera family is selling the assets of Macadamia Enterprises at Bundaberg...

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Property

Marvellous mailboxes

24 April 2022

From the old microwave to the homemade tin cow, we’ve found some of Australia’s best rural mailboxes on Instagram. Show us your mailboxes…

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Property

Urban exodus continues to buoy regional Australia

22 April 2022

Regional South Australia and Queensland recorded the strongest annual growth in migration of city dwellers to regional areas through 2021, NAB’s...

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Property

Record prices for NSW central tablelands grazing acres

21 April 2022

Unbelievable prices per acre are being achieved for farms south of Blayney across the localities of Newbridge, Neville and The Lagoon

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Property

Renovation Inspiration: Anise Boulot from Woolbrook Homestead

20 April 2022

Anise Boulot still remembers the first time she set foot on Woolbrook Homestead. The property had been in her partner Lachie’s family for over five...

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Cattle

Annual Panshanger sale celebrates 30 years of Lawsons blood breeding

20 April 2022

Panshanger Estate has been home to the Mills family since 1908, today the Father and son combination of George and Nicholas Mills run their mixed...

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Property

$8 million for historic Manning River property

15 April 2022

'Somerset sold through Ray White Rural Manning Valley with 13 registered bidders at auction who drove the price $2 million over the reserve to sell...

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Property

Rural Airbnbs in South Australia for the bucketlist

10 April 2022

We’ve found your next spots to stay in South Australia – a stone cottage, a treehouse or a luxurious farmhouse.

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Property

Why Australian farms are a competitive investment

7 April 2022

There’s plenty of fuel left in the tank to drive the current growth period for Australian agriculture, according to one of Australia’s biggest...

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Property

Boutique vineyard in Pokolbin sells for circa $6 million

5 April 2022

Surrounded by vine-clad hills in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country, this spectacular country estate with magical panoramic views, an extensive...

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Property

Five of the highest priced rural properties currently on the market

4 April 2022

The priciest pieces of farmland in Australia are as varied as they are geographically dispersed, from a lush mixed farm in the Riverina to a vast...

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Property

The remarkable renovation of a wool pioneer’s property

3 April 2022

A spectacular two-storey Victorian homestead at 75 John Street in Camden with a rich local agricultural history and a stunning renovation is now on...

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Property

Farms are getting bigger and more profitable

3 April 2022

While there has been a reduction in the number of farm businesses over time, average farm sizes have increased according to ABARES Snapshot of...

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Property

South Australia’s Hill River farm sells for $12.9m

1 April 2022

The sale of Hill River set a record for a property sold at auction in South Australia in the 2021/22 financial year.

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Property

Australia’s most northerly cattle station is a cattle station no more

30 March 2022

Bramwell Station has been the launching place for many an intrepid traveller bound for ‘The Tip’, just four hours to the north, but it will soon have...

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Organisations & Not For Profits

OzHarvest goes Mobile supporting those in need to get a feed

27 March 2022

When Covid-19 hit in 2020, demand for food relief hit an all-time high. Following bushfires, drought and then a pandemic, more people than ever were...

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Property

Historic sale ahead for rare Queen Anne beauty

25 March 2022

If Maurice Adams were alive today, we can only imagine what his Pinterest account would reveal. One thing is for sure, though - there would be...

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Property

Five properties you could buy for $5m right now

22 March 2022

What does $5million buy you in farmland today? It could be hectares of vines in the Hunter, or nearly 4000 in Queensland’s central highlands, or...

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Property

Christmas Day discovery sparks legacy spanning six generations

20 March 2022

There’s something incredibly special about properties that have been passed down the generations. It’s a mix of pride, passion and love that...

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Property

Rural property market insights with Ray White economist Nerida Conisbee

17 March 2022

Low interest rates, high savings rates, easy access to finance and bumper conditions in a wide range of agricultural commodities have created a dream...

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Property

Lloyd Williams to sell luxury racing stables

11 March 2022

One of Victoria’s pre-eminent thoroughbred training facilities is on the market. Macedon Lodge has housed elite racehorses and Melbourne Cup winners...

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Property

New record price for Mallee country

10 March 2022

1130 hectares in the Goschen/Lalbert district went to auction on Friday, the first time in five years that substantial Mallee land has been offered...

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Property

How NSW western division property sales have changed since the 80s

8 March 2022

For 43 years, Bourke-born David G Russell of Russell Property and Livestock has been selling rural property from his base in Cobar across the greater...

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Cattle

Airbnb’s in Western Australia to try before you die

5 March 2022

With borders opening 3 March, we found your next holiday to WA: an off-grid cabin near wineries, a sprawling farmhouse in the state’s food bowl and a...

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Cattle

A century and beyond for Victoria River Downs

4 March 2022

Iconic. It’s an overused word. An iconic building, person, period in time or event. We once heard a meme described as iconic and knew things had gone...

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Cattle

Pathfinder gets back on The Box

2 March 2022

Several years ago, Nick and Sara Moyle, principals of Pathfinder Angus, made the decision to move away from interfacing their annual bull sales...

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The Yarn

From crop to keg, Rex is connecting paddock to pint

2 February 2022

Life is pretty good for Rex Rowles, it’s busy, but it’s good, as he combines his two favourite things to make a living – farming and beer.

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Women In Agriculture

Red Meat Ambassador: Emma Fessey

2 February 2022

Emma Fessey is our resident Elite Athlete, around training with the Australian Rowing Team she manages to fit in some time with us supporting various...

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Cattle

What happens behind the Saleyard interface?

2 February 2022

Holly Baker chats with Peter Brooker to share more about what happens behind the scenes of our Saleyard Interface Sales.

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Equine

Off the track: The best of the best putting them through their paces

31 January 2022

With the Nutrien Classic now underway, some of the best riders that Australia has to offer have been working hard behind the scenes on the ultimate...

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The Yarn

2021 Agency Awards

15 December 2021

It’s a year that will be remembered for regular records breaking across both the sheep and cattle markets, for great seasonal conditions and a return...

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The Yarn

Milking opportunity to feed the future

12 December 2021

What does a dairy farm, a feed business, a trucking business, and a service station all have in common? The entrepreneurialism of one farming family.

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Sheep & Lamb

Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 10.12.21

10 December 2021

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings increased by 23% this week, to total 123,378 head. NSW had the largest increase in lambs offered this week,...

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Meet our team

Meet our team - Hannah Kermode

8 December 2021

Home for Hannah Kermode has always been the families property in Walcha, away from the big city lights. She never dreamt that one day she’d be...

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The Yarn

Innovation sprouts from tough seasons and a fussy eater

3 December 2021

What do you get when you’re a farmer slammed with soaring export tariffs, then your drought and frost hit product is rejected on visual grounds? Did...

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The Yarn

Young Beef Producers Forum 2021

1 December 2021

It’s an annual drawcard that brings together young people from the Queensland beef industry to network, learn and see firsthand some incredible...

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The Yarn

Western Australian agent to mark 30 years selling online

1 December 2021

Col Thexton isn’t one to beat about the bush. Thirty years ago he was the only Western Australian agent to list cattle with AuctionsPlus, then known...

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The Yarn

The resilience and rebuild of an island

30 November 2021

  Kangaroo Island may be small in size, but its reputation as a premium tourism destination was elevated to a whole new level and made international...

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