"We strongly believe in the principle of balancing the need for sustainable agriculture and job creation for local communities.". Immerse yourself in the rural life and landscapes of Western Australia, from Kimberley cattle country, to the great Wheatbelt plains, to the rolling pastures and vineyards of the South West. This page was last edited on 15 September 2020, at 03:12. Identifies only selected pastoral leases in the first 20 general maps of the volume. In the second round, an acceptable non-binding offer was made by the Forrest Family. "What he has done there over the past 30-year period has reflected on what the property is this day and age.". Farmstays invite you to feed the animals, collect eggs, learn to milk a cow and take unhurried bushwalks in the misty morning sunshine. On hearing the news of the sale, a traditional owners group for the land covered by Jubilee Downs launched a last-minute bid to prevent it going through. Sheep and cattle stations have been the backbone of WA’s outback for over 130 years and have an entrenched place in our hearts. "We have selected who would do justice by looking after the river system, and the rangelands here — that's been a priority for me.

Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation, which represents the interests of the Yi-Martuwarra Ngurrara people, has written to Lands Minister Ben Wyatt, asking him to withhold consent to the sale over what they say is an unresolved access issue. Yanunijarra vice-chair Anthony McLarty, one of the traditional owners of the land, said he was worried about access to country.

[3], Stations/pastoral leases are a significant part of Western Australian history. "We very much look forward to working with their local Elders and communities to ensure access, and to preserve and protect significant and sacred sites.". The stations were formerly owned under a partnership between Texas billionaire and environmentalist Ed Bass and the Anderson family, who managed the property for more than 40 years. This service may include material from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced. Edwina and Tim invite you to experience the wonders of the raw Australian outback on their working cattle station perfectly situated between Coral Bay and Exmouth, on the Ningaloo coast. "Our daughter and son and their families will stay on, as the purchasers endeavour to carry on our legacy.". "Our concerns are now heightened due to the forthcoming sale of the property," the letter reads. he said. Where would you go in Australia and buy 11,000 droughtmasters?" Stations offer a vastly different experience and way of life to other tourism experiences which are available. Pastoral leases in Western Australia are increasingly known as "stations", and more particular – as either sheep stations or cattle stations.They are usually found in country that is designated as rangeland.In 2013 there were a total of 527 pastoral leases in Western Australia. Also more recently stations have been used as holding places of feral goats for export and meat production.

In the state Maps (Road Maps of Western Australia Maps 1-154) 'Pastoral Lease Stations' are identified with their names and boundaries. Jubilee Downs Station owner Keith Anderson said the sale should go ahead within normal procedures, following the agreement of the sale. Follow our live coverage of the US election results, ABC's rolling coverage of the US election results. We offer a range of accommodation from two beautiful self-contained cottages, traditional Shearers Lodge, The Outcamp, authentic and spacious bush camping (perfect for caravans and tents). 2020 US election live results: Who is winning? The list includes the local government, and regional locations – for more specific locating of the stations, the Travellers Atlas of Western Australia map identifies all current pastoral leases. Nearly 90 million hectares or 36% of the area of Western Australia are covered by these stations. Clem runs a luxury micro-island – he hopes the latest border opening is a step towards recovery, Crown may have Barangaroo casino licence cancelled or be forced to cut ties with James Packer. "We are humbled to be able to continue the legacy Keith and Karen Anderson have built," the Forrests said. "Unfortunately, you can look far afield and you will not find that combination.".