Introducing Sheep Central's exclusive Property Summaries

These summaries will quickly become a handy nationwide reference-point for grazing land property sales results and upcoming properties for sale. It is designed to help investors, buyers, vendors and those simply interested in watching the grazing property market keep up with developments.

Merino breeders buy Victorian showcase Mt Fyans for $37 million

NEW South Wales stud Merino breeders Ian and Camilla Shippen have paid $37 million for Mt Fyans, one of the largest and most highly regarded agricultural holdings in Victoria’s Western District…Read More

Linda Rowley, December 7, 2018

Weekly Property Review: Is it possible to fence in value?

IS the growing momentum being seen in investment in exclusion fencing for wild dog and kangaroo control yet being reflected in property values? Property editor Linda Rowley puts the question to a number of rural land valuers and other stakeholders…. ..Read More

Property editor Linda Rowley, November 29, 2018

Property: No ceiling in sight for climbing ag land prices

Agricultural land prices in Australia are set to continue to climb over the next two years with no peak in sight, according to a new report issued by Rabobank. This is driven in the most part, the report says, by projected continuing high demand for ag properties, which in most regions will continue to far outstrip supply…Read More

Sheep Central, August 23, 2018

Property: Hassad’s $70m-plus Telopea Downs sale sets Vic record

QATAR-owned Hassad Australia has offloaded its 47,677ha Telopea Downs Station in western Victoria for more than $70 million, in what could be the largest single farm transaction in the state’s history…Read More

Property editor Linda Rowley, August 16, 2018

TFI owners tipped as buyer of $50m SA grazing showcase

Thomas Foods International’s Thomas family is strongly rumoured to be the ‘Australian family’ which has purchased South Australian showcase cattle and sheep property Mt Schank near Mt Gambier this week, for a price somewhere above $50 million…Read More

Sheep Central, December 1, 2017

Weekly Property Review: Movement at the Station

Yass’s Woodlea Park makes $11.75m after online auction | FIRB approves Kimberley aggregation sale | US fund secures 11,000ha premium downs farming aggregation | Banana’s Emu’s Nest attracts local expansion interest | Deniliquin’s Emu Park offers versatility | ‘Staggering’ pre-sale interest in Ebor’s Alfreda | Guyra’s Earlstoun a pasture showcase..Read More

Linda Rowley, November 16, 2017

Property: SA’s Mt Schanck station could make $50m-plus

A price above $50 million is anticipated for one of South Australia’s best grazing properties, Mt Schank station near Mt Gambier, which is about to be offered to the market through expressions of interest. ..Read More

Sheep Central, October 24, 2017

Weekly property review: Is the goat ‘bubble’ about to burst?

Last week’s property review looked at how goats are becoming a serious sideline to extensive dry-area beef and sheep operations in southern states. This week the theme continues, with particular emphasis on Queensland, and where the future lies…Read More

Property editor Linda Rowley, September 15, 2017

Weekly property review: Goats drive property surge in western areas

GOATS – once considered the poor cousins of the livestock sector – are becoming a serious sideline to beef and sheep operations, and excellent prices mean more marginal western country suitable for running goats is now much more attractive to investors, reports property editor Linda Rowley…Read More

Property editor Linda Rowley, September 6, 2017

Property: Quality listings few and far between in southern NSW, Vic & SA

Competition for grazing properties in southern areas of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia has become heated, with insufficient listings and the seasonal decline pushing significant rises in value…Read More

Sheep Central, June 19, 2017

Property: AFA’s Boonooke aggregation tipped to fetch $330m

Confirming months of speculation, Australian Food & Agriculture’s NSW property aggregation including the iconic Boonooke Merino operation near Deniliquin has been put on the market, at an asking price said to be around $330 million…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2017

Paraway’s Pier Pier aggregation likely to attract institutional, high net-worth investors

Paraway Pastoral Co’s decision announced this afternoon to sell its Pier Pier Station aggregation near Coonamble in NSW is likely to generate significant interest from overseas and domestic institutional and high net-worth investors…Read More

Sheep Central, September 2, 2016

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