Potter - Tristram Holcombe
Head Stockman, Manbulloo Station, NT
“Potter” came to CPC’s Auvergne Station, NT in 2004 when Jak Andrews was Head Stockman. He arrived with a mate, Tristan Shannon, hence the nickname...
"Getting the Job done"
Chris Hutchinson works with Horizon Contracting, owned and operated by Paul and Sue Brosnan, and we met the camp at Moola Bulla...
Walhallow Station, NT
Jena Clarke, equipped in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California, was enjoying working “Down Under” at Walhallow Station,...
Cindy Richter, Alexandria Station, NT
We really appreciate Cindy Richter! Whenever we phone Alexandria Station, it’s so good when Cindy answers because she’s the person who either knows what’s happening...
Robyn Jenkinson, Alexandria Station, NT
Nine years ago, Robyn Jenkinson was having a brief stay in hospital, and thought she might as well look through an edition of “The Land” newspaper. The...
Johnnie Rankin (JR), Alexandria Station, NT
"I was always here"
Johnnie Rankin, affectionately known as “JR”, is “Alexandria born and bred”. “Well,” he chuckles, “born somewhere along the road between here and...
Ernie and Peggy Draheim
Stanthorpe, Sth East Qld
"Work hard, and have a go"
Admirable and inspirational, are words which describe Ernie and Peggy Draheim. We’ve known them for as long as we can...
Lorraine Kath, Photographer
took the amazing front cover photo for our 2011 catalogue (see below).
“I moved to South West Qld in 1995 and I have settled into the outback life at Mt...
Durrie Station, Birdsville Far South-West Qld
Matthew Lorenz is an impressive lad who lives at Durrie Station, near Birdsville, Far South-West Qld.
He began riding when he was a...
Rob Barratt and Kristin (Krissy) Adlan
Wondoola Station, North Qld
Rob Barratt and Kristin Adlan are representative of numbers of young people travelling The Outback who are ready and willing to “give it a go” and find...
West Kimberley, WA
In 2004, Sam Fleming returned to her hometown of Quirindi, NSW and found that all her friends were having babies. She laughs, “I didn’t want to...
Mittiebah Station, NT
Sean Harris “loves chasing cows around”, and enjoys life at Mittiebah. We met Sean in 2007 at Caldervale Station, Qld, and his energy, exuberance, and friendliness is...
Winner of the Triple Crown
Warranella, Willow Tree, NSW
“I have had one of your saddles now for eight months. In that time I have broken in forty horses, the majority being...
Tom Cusack - Full Biography
By Tom Cusack
On the stockroutes of North West Australia and Inland Deserts
Bull Creek Station, Strzelecki Creek and Yunta
Birdsville Track to Maree and Simpson Desert
Tom Cusack - Catalogue Article
“I’ve worked a hard life, you know, yeah.” Tom Cusack, 78, is sitting in the comfort of the kitchen of Mittiebah Station, Northern Territory, where he tends...
Ian Rush, Manager, Aroona Station, NT
needed to purchase a new belt, identical to the one he’d been wearing for several years.
'Rushie' and his wife Francine are a couple we’ve...
Rob Acton, enthusiastic horseman, committed cattleman and Head Stockman at Mt Sanford Stn, NT, is sold on Kings Ropes: “I like to keep a Kings Rope handy, on the saddle, on the back of...
Melissa Kermond, Mt Sanford Stn, NT
Melissa bought a 250g tub of Desert Cream when we visited the Mt Sanford stock camp, and endorsed it with a simple, “Its good stuff.”
Many of the...