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The Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is Australia’s largest integrated cattle and beef producer, specialising in grass-fed, grain-fed, and Wagyu beef production. Established back in 1824, we’ve been doing this for a while we’re Australia’s oldest continuously operating company. We’ve had plenty of time to figure out how to be the best workplace we can be, with all the support, training and opportunity you need to shape your career how you want to. We’re dedicated to acknowledging our history even as we look to sustainably feed the future – and we’d love you to join us.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration & allowances


Hiring Now


Applications close 11 July 2024

Job Description:

  • The Bore Runner at Headingly Station may perform a range of activities in relation to the maintenance of station bores, windmills and other watering facilities, working in conjunction with the bore mechanic. 

  • This is a physical job that includes working both Indoors and Outdoors in all types of climatic conditions.

  • You may also be exposed to the elements of wind, heat, dust, rain.

Headingly Station, near Urandangie, is located in the Barkly Group, 200km south west of Mount Isa and 35km from Urandangie. The property is a breeding station producing cattle for AACo’s Wagyu brands. Headingly Station is situated on the Georgina River and comprises mainly open black soil downs country with areas of timbered country (mainly Gidyea) scattered throughout. Headingly Station is made up of three leases – Headingly (1916), Wolgra (1965), and Carandotta (1985).

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safely perform your job and take responsibility for your safe work behaviour.

  • Checking tank & turkey nest levels, maintain turkey nest fences, troughs, with solar pumps at each bore.

  • Keeping a written record of bore levels & approximate numbers of cattle at each trough.

  • Maintain bore runner motor vehicle and report any breakdowns.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (desired)

  • Car license required.

  • Mechanical knowledge and experience (desired)

  • Ability to coordinate a daily and weekly work schedule.

  • Capability to work both alone and as part of a team.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration & allowances

  • Service recognition & employee discounts with preferred suppliers.

  • Ongoing training and development, both on the job and from external providers

  • Air-conditioned accommodation and meals provided.


We encourage all individuals to apply who are mechanically minded and interested in developing further skills whilst on the job.


To apply, please submit your resume and at least 2 work references via the APPLY NOW or email:



  • This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders (Backpackers).

  • Applications without required skills and experience listed in the ad will not be considered.

  • Please note references will be checked.

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