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The Hughes Pastoral Group, of Hughes Pastoral and Georgina Pastoral, runs over 180,000 head of Wagyu as well as Organic Angus infused cattle on their properties covering over 3 million hectares in QLD & NT.

Job Type:



Depending on skills and experience


Immediate Start


Until position filled

Job Description:

We are currently taking applications for the position of a Road Train Driver to join the Lake Nash team.

About Lake Nash:

  • Lake Nash is a large scale outback cattle station on the banks of the Georgina River in the NT. It is a beautiful location, only three hours to Mt Isa, access to local nurse clinic, variety of opportunities.

  • The station has approximately 30 staff, with ages varying from 18-60 years of age and a Social Club on the station where we all catch up for drinks and a BBQ every Saturday.  

  • We also attend local shows, races, camp drafts and rodeos which you would be welcome to attend with us as part of our team!

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

In your role as Road Train Driver, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating and promoting a positive health and safety culture.

  • Comply with all requirements of work health and safety legislation.

  • Comply with all company health and safety policies, procedures and work instructions.

  • Load and truck cattle internal and external to the station.

  • Comply with best practice in animal welfare and quality assurance.

  • Report any potential threats to biosecurity pertaining to animal health.

  • Load cattle at an appropriate rate.

  • Adhere to current fatigue management guidelines.

  • Complete all paperwork as required.

  • Conduct general property observations while driving.

  • Check all fences and report any problems to relevant staff.

  • Check for and report any cattle in turkey nest enclosures.

  • Report dead cattle to the station manager or head stockperson daily.

  • Maintain the road train, including its air conditioning, in a safe, serviceable and

  • roadworthy condition.

  • Develop a schedule for and monitor the need for truck services.

  • Carry out planned and unplanned repairs and maintenance in a timely manner.

  • Report on planned and unplanned maintenance.

  • Wash and clean the exterior and interior of the road train.

  • Monitor and report fuel, oil and spare parts usage.

  • Perform other duties and assume responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • MC Licence (A clean driving record, this will be checked)

  • Experience working with livestock/ on a cattle station preferred

  • You must be reliable, honest and self motivated. As well as neat and tidy, organised and punctual.

Job Benefits:

  • Inclusive of accommodation and all meals

  • The station also has access to 4G Telstra reception.

  • Accommodation is available for families/ couples, with work also potentially available for partner dependent on skill set.

  • Training and licencing opportunities available.

For a confidential discussion on this position please contact Natalie at Lake Nash Station, on 07 4748 4877 / 0417 226 541 or via email Or please email a copy of your MC licence with at least 3 contactable eferences via the APPLY NOW button below

  • NB. This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

Lake Nash | 20230503

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