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“Cocklebinda” Baralaba

A reliable calf factory in the Dawson Valley

Rural Property


Located thirty-seven kilometres to Baralaba, seventy-five kilometres to Moura, and one hundred and eighty-seven kilometres to Rockhampton.

6,884.42 hectares (17,011.77 acres) approximately, Freehold.
1,214.00 hectares (3,000 acres) approximately, Forestry Lease.
A total of 8,098.42 hectares (20,011.77 acres) approximately.


Lot Plan Reference Area Tenure Shire
1 KM291 51031767 6,884.42 HA Freehold Central Highlands
K KM290 212:SL 35/49071 1,214 HA Forestry Leasehold Central Highlands

Rates for Lot 1 per half year $4,465.73, after discount.
Rates for Lot K per half year $251.27, after discount.

Mobile telephone service.
SAT internet.
Twice weekly mail service on Monday and Thursday.
Handy to all the amenities in the town of Baralaba.
Baralaba State School Prep to Year 10.
Eligible for Boarding School Allowance.

660mm (26 inches) long term annual mean average.

There is 7,400 acres of pulled country, originally timbered with Brigalow, Belah and Box.  Selected areas of regrowth have been controlled with the use of Grassland pellets.  The balance is predominately forest country interspersed with good areas of open country.  The forest country is timbered with Iron Bark, Stringy Bark and small areas of Lancewood and Rosewood. Seca Stylo has been established throughout the property.  Cocklebinda has a property map of assessable vegetation (PMAV).

Carrying Capacity
Historically Cocklebinda has run 1,000 breeders.

Cocklebinda’s water infrastructure offers a completely interconnected system with telemetry and consists of eleven dams, two bores and twenty water points. The system is connected via 63mm, 2” poly and 1 ½” poly throughout the property. One bore is equipped with solar, delivering 300gph. The second bore is equipped with a submersible and generator delivering 1,000gph. No. 1 dam is equipped with a solar pump delivering 1,000gph. Rocky dam is equipped with a solar pump delivering 600gph. Beauty’s dam is equipped with twin impeller fire fighter. There is thirteen kilometres of dual frontage along Perch Creek, which has seasonal flows.

Cattle Yards
Cocklebinda has a large set of timber yards with a drafting pound, single loading ramp and an undercover working area containing a CIA vet crush with Gallagher weigh bars.  There is a near new steel calf branding race with an undercover RPM calf cradle. Located in the yards are three water points.  The three coolers located adjacent to the yards also have water connected.  A dust suppression sprinkler system is connected throughout the yards.

The property is fenced into eight main paddocks, all with water squares for ease of mustering, plus four small paddocks adjacent to the homestead complex.  The fencing is constructed of timber and steel posts with four or three barbed wire, ranging in new to stock proof condition.

Cocklebinda offers a spacious highset four-bedroom home set in a fully fenced garden.  There is a large kitchen, dining room, lounge room plus two showers and toilets.  One of the bathrooms has recently been renovated.  The home is fully screened, with a fireplace and split system airconditioning throughout the bedrooms and living areas.  Underneath the house is fully concreted and has two car parks.

The low maintenance gardens include multiple entertainment areas, an inground pool, spa and firepit.  The property also has solar panels, a solar hot water system, two bay shed and 30,000gal of rainwater.

A near new self-contained unit offers one-bedroom, a kitchenette, ensuite, split system airconditioning and covered outdoor area.

Other Improvements
9m x 10.5m steel shed, enclosed on three sides.
7m x 7m steel shed, enclosed on three sides.
The fully enclosed workshop is a four-bay steel shed, with two bays concreted and power connected.

Stock & Plant
Sold bare of stock, plant and equipment.

Agents Remarks
Cocklebinda offers an opportunity to purchase a larger breeder property in the tightly held Baralaba District.

11:00am Tuesday 14th December 2021, at the Rockhampton Leagues Club, Cambridge St, Rockhampton.

Inspection by Appointment Only

Hourn & Bishop Qld – Brad Hanson 0408 684 612

Rod Harms Rural – Rod Harms 0418 458 199


Please note, map is an indication of the property location.



6,884.42 ha (17,011.77 ac) approx, Freehold 1,214 ha (3,000 ac) approx Forestry Lease TOTAL 8,098 ha (20,011 ac) approx


Mimosa, Baralaba Qld.,

Property Features

  • RAINFALL: 660mm (26 inches) long term annual mean average
  • WATER: interconnected system with telemetry
  • CREEK FRONTAGE: 13km frontage to Perch Creek - seasonal flow
  • CARRYING CAPACITY: historically runs 1,000 breeders approx
  • LOCATION: 37km Baralaba, 75km Moura, 187km Rockhampton
  • CONNECTIVITY: Mobile telephone services and SAT internet
  • COUNTRY: 7,400ac (approx) pulled Brigalow, Belah and Box country. Balance is forest country interspersed with open country
  • CATTLE YARDS: Timber yards with dust suppression system
  • FENCING: Timber & steel posts, 4 or 3 barbed wire
  • HOMESTEAD: 4 bedroom highset home, fully fenced garden
  • QUARTERS: 1 bedroom fully self-contained unit
  • SHEDS & WORKSHOP: 2 x steel sheds + powered workshop
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