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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 a while – in fact, 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.

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Competitive remuneration


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Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • We're on the lookout for a Station Hand to join our Goonoo crew. 

  • Goonoo is a feedlot, backgrounding and farming property straddling the Comet River in Central Queensland. It is located 65km from Emerald, 20km south of Comet and 250km west of Rockhampton.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Complete general station maintenance.

  • Mustering, drafting, and trucking of cattle.

  • Vehicle and machinery operations.

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

  • Use of horses and motorbikes.

  • Feed supplement distribution.

  • Chemical Handling as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous horse-riding experience.

  • Current Driver's license and motorbike license.

  • Livestock handling experience.

  • Q Fever Vaccination.

  • Previous experience in a similar role.

Job Benefits:

  • Thrive on continuous learning and growth opportunities!

  • Air-conditioned accommodation and prepared meals.

  • Transfer opportunities at the end of each season

If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and find your extraordinary, apply now! We're waiting to welcome our new Station Hand with open arms.

We hope this overview has provided you with valuable insight into AAco . To apply for this position, please submit your application via the apply button below. If you have any questions or would like any further information, please contact us via


  • 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.

Ref AACo | 20240516 (Retainer 1)

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