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Australian Country Choice are proud industry leaders in producing and supplying highest quality cattle and meat products to the local and export markets. We employ over 1200 Queenslanders and together our diverse operation processes 250,000 head of cattle across our large-scale breeding, backgrounding, farming and feedlotting through to our modern food processing and value add packing facility.

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Job Description:

An awesome opportunity has opened up at ACC’s Redford Station for a Head Stockperson to lead our close-knit stock camp, conveniently located near Mitchell, and only 2 ½ hours from Roma.  Redford runs a mix of around 9000 commercial angus breeding and backgrounding herds so this role offers loads of variety in the cattle work to be done across some diverse country on 123,300 acres.

  • Conveniently located near Mitchell, only 2 ½ hours from Roma

  • Competitive $$ + Benefits

  • 100% Australian & family owned & operated

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

It’s a perfect opportunity for a well-established station hand or leading hand to make their next move, as you’ll be well supported, coached and mentored by a hands-on property manager who is approachable, knowledgeable and has a great sense of humour!

You’ll also love the strong horse culture, with annual company camp draft and challenge event, horse breeding programs, horsemanship, breaking and shoeing schools along with participating in local camp drafts.  

ACC being 100% Australian and family owned and operated, means you get the best of both worlds. You get the opportunity and security that comes with a progressive vertically integrated beef producer and supply chain who continue to grow, develop, and innovate, along with the support and personal interest that comes with being part of a family business.

Job Requirements:

You’re naturally passionate about livestock and have well developed cattle handling and horsemanship skills. This, together with a genuine interest in coaching and leading a team in developing their skills, you’ll bring:

  • Excellent horse skills and knowledge

  • Demonstrated animal husbandry skills & knowledge.

  • Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage a safe place of work and proactively address hazards and risks

  • Sound written communication & numeracy

  • Attention to detail & ability to accurately record livestock data

  • Sound computer literacy

  • Manual Driver’s licence

  • Gun licence or the ability to obtain one

  • Commitment to highest standards of animal welfare

Our livestock data systems are an integral part of cattle management so being curious and having a thirst for knowledge and information, understanding how informed decisions are made will go a long way!  This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic and driven future leader who is values driven and is eager to take their career to the next level.

Job Benefits:

  • Above industry salary to meet experience

  • Annual incentive bonus

  • Ongoing cattle handling training

  • Paid leadership development courses

  • Brand new, fully self contained, air-conditioned cabin style accommodation (single)

  • Wifi

Apply now and make your next move your best yet!

Please note: it is a condition of employment with ACC that all new employees are vaccinated for Q-fever, we are happy to assist and facilitate appointments as necessary.


  • 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.

ACC REF | 20230119 | RP 20240307

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