Last Updated: August 21, 2014

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Giant strides of progress

CLYDESDALES have roamed the paddocks of one Culcairn property for the past 25 years.

Lawyer’s stairway to heaven

PETER Mitrakas liked sitting in the courtyard of this remote homestead while listening to Led Zeppelin.

Pass on the dairy baton

LEWIS and Fiona Campbell got their start in the Australian dairy industry on this farm.

Heaven in the ranges

Heaven in the ranges

RURAL property hunters can snap up a prized treasure tucked away in the vast Macedon Ranges.

Double package in Willalooka

Double package in Willalooka

DICK Le Messurier became a pioneer when he took up his block at Willalooka in 1955.

Giant strides of progress

McMurchie Culcairn

CLYDESDALES have roamed the paddocks of one Culcairn property for the past 25 years.

Pass on the dairy baton

Pass on the dairy baton

LEWIS and Fiona Campbell got their start in the Australian dairy industry on this farm.

Lawyer’s stairway to heaven

Lawyer’s stairway to heaven

PETER Mitrakas liked sitting in the courtyard of this remote homestead while listening to Led Zeppelin.

Caroonboon station sold

Caroonboon property sale

ONE of the Riverina’s most coveted properties has been sold prior to auction.

Property of the Week

Lawyer’s stairway to heaven

Lawyer’s stairway to heaven

PETER Mitrakas liked sitting in the courtyard of this remote homestead while listening to Led Zeppelin.

Barham farm a piece of paradise

Barham farm a piece of paradise
FANCY an island getaway without having to step on to a plane?

Dairy tradition ends at Bamawm

Dairy tradition ends at Bamawm
CUTTING a family connection of 92 years is no easy thing.

Escape to where eagles fly

Escape to where eagles fly
THE eagles aren’t the only ones able to appreciate the striking vistas of the Gooram valley.

Flowerdale a top pick

FLOWERDALE PROPERTY
WHEN the Clark family sold their Victorian holdings to buy at Bundalong, they were looking for a big block.

Hay and a haven for livestock

Hay and a haven for livestock
JOHN Harlock says Ranidale’s ability to produce “prolific amounts of hay” is just one reason it will attract interest.

Country comfort near city

Country comfort near city
YOU might be just 40km from Melbourne’s CBD, but stand on this property at Mickleham and you could be anywhere in rural Victoria.

All set to go, but BYO home

All set to go, but BYO home
TAKING your home with you when you go is an unusual step, but it makes sense to Ross and Angela Freeman.

Cafe gold at Dunolly

Cafe gold at Dunolly
THIS cafe and B&B in Dunolly is steeped in goldfields history.

Tripodis challenge farm sale

 Murrawee Farms
SUNRAYSIA growers Gaye and Tony Tripodi will challenge the right of the National Australia Bank to sell their former farm.

Cidery to house info centre

Cidery to house info centre
TOURISTS can grab a sneaky cider when a new Visitor Information Centre is established at Flying Brick on the Bellarine this summer.

Pioneers put sheep station on market

Caroonboon property sale
CAROONBOON has been owned by the Dickson family since 1861.

Seeds sown for a fruitful life

Seeds sown for a fruitful life
BOB Eames and Eve Syme fulfilled a dream when they bought their 16ha citrus property at Pooncarie, near Mildura in 1989.

Ollo oil in Parcoola land sale

 Bottles of Ollo extra virgin olive oil. packaging
THE producer of Ollo olive oil is letting go of its awardwinning vertically integrated brand.

Golden history goes on the block

Golden history goes on the block
THE sale of his family home is going to be a considerable wrench for Colin Harris.

Small farm packs plenty of punch

Small farm packs plenty of punch
EVERYTHING you need to run a small-scale sheep operation is on tap at Mountain View at Glenaroua.

Shore farming bet at Waranga

Shore farming bet at Waranga
THE new owners of this 71ha block at Waranga Shores will be spoiled for choice.

Testament to a builder’s skill

Testament to a builder’s skill
A LIFETIME’s experience in building has gone into the design and construction of this new Maldon home.

Invest in a grape lifestyle

Invest in a grape lifestyle
A TINY family winery in the foothills of the Pyrenees is flourishing alongside its more fam­ous neighbours.

Space galore at Wellsford

Space galore at Wellsford
AN AMERICAN-style barn and an opulent home are two of the many highlights at this Wellsford property.

Caroonboon Station for sale

Caroonboon property sale
UPDATE: ONE of the longest-held family sheep stations in the Riverina is on the market.

Beef to go sky-high

 Ensay Calf Sales. East Gippsland mountain calf sales. Hereford cattle.

CATTLE prices are expected to surge 40 per cent if predicted drought-breaking rain arrives in northern Australia.

Picola opens its books

Country footy merger

PICOLA and District president Shane Railton says the league will continue to look at options to expand its competitions.

Hefty fines for pig swill feeding

 Three Little Pigs

BUSINESSES caught supplying swill for feed could face fines of more than $50,000 under new laws.

Massey Ferguson show and tell

Massey Ferguson show and tell

NEW Massey Ferguson tractor and farm machinery ranges will be revealed at the Vision of the Future Expo.

Department store frozen in time

Department store frozen in time

CORSETS, garters, brassieres and long evening gloves — you got them all at Albury’s Abikhair’s Emporium.

Editor’s letter: August 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

IN case you’ve ever wondered how important branding is, you only have to listen to Rita Bikins from Red Rock Olive oil at Pomonal to know the truth.