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Newry Station is a large-scale mixed operation 45km out of Kingston SE, South Australia. The property has 6,500HA of grazing land, stocking a self-replacing flock of 6,700 merino ewes and self-replacing herd of 1,200 Angus cows. This is complimented with 500HA of fodder production and cropping. The cropping undertaken is part of a pasture renovation program. The property employs 5 full time staff as well as casuals and contractors as needed during peak periods.

Newry has been family owned and operated for over 50 years.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration based on experience


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Job Description:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Station Hand to join our team and support the Farm Manager in the operations of our mixed grazing property. 

  • This position will suit a station hand with approximately 5 years experience looking for career development.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

The senior station hand will assist with all livestock operations, including:

  • Allocating stock to the appropriate paddocks

  • Assessment of pasture availability

  • Livestock health management

  • Shearing and crutching

  • Ensuring accurate records are made and maintained for all farm operations including livestock transactions, animal health treatments, inventory

  • Maintenance of vehicles, plant and infrastructure including fencing and water

The Senior Station Hand will also be given the opportunity to oversee the farm operations on occasion when the Farm Manager is away.

Job Requirements:

  • The successful applicant must be reliable, have a good work ethic and have a keen interest in the agricultural industry. 

  • You will be required to have working dogs for use with cattle and sheep in paddock and yard settings. 

  • You will be able to demonstrate good communication and time management. 

  • You must be committed to WHS and safe work processes, work well in a team environment, be self- motivated, energetic and take pride in the quality of work they do.

  • A car licence is essential.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration based on experience

  • 4 bedroom house, situated on main property, on school bus route

  • Phone, meat, work vehicle provided

  • Relevant training is encouraged and covered by the company

To apply for this role, please submit your up-to-date resume along with a cover letter indicating why you are suited to this role. Please include the contact details of a minimum two references that we can contact.

Applications can be submitted through or sent to


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

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

Newry SA | 20240124

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