Burra's Mining Foundations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 22, 2019 1:44:15 PM
 
 

South Australia was founded in 1834 to uphold the ideals of religious tolerance and personal freedom. The first colonists came to Adelaide expecting to make a living with business, pastoral investments, and agriculture, but their eyes soon turned to South Australia's rich natural resources. Lead was discovered in 1838 near Adelaide, and a copper mine was founded in 1842. Adelaide soon had carts full of rich copper ore trundling down its streets to be shipped off around the world. South Australia's wealth of minerals spurred Australians all over the continent to explore for natural resources.

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Topics: South australia, Country, Burra, History

What do farmers do during a heat wave?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 25, 2019 7:06:00 AM
 
 
The last couple of weeks have been uncomfortable for many around Australia as wave after wave of long hot days set in. Temperatures have reached over 40 degrees across the country, in many areas of inland Australia well above for days in a row, but everything can’t stop for the weather.
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Topics: Animal Welfare, cattle station, South australia, Australian, risk, Outback, Country, Production

Wild Dogs

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 16, 2018 8:50:36 AM

 

 
Written by Anna Nunn 
 
It’s a moment as you are driving along that you feel like you need to rub your eyes or blink a few times quickly… crossing vast outback and in the distance, you spot a dog. It seems totally out of place.
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Country, Outback, cattle station, Drought, Australian, Stations, Environment

Isolated Shouldn't Mean Alone

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 2, 2018 1:41:29 PM

 

Rural mental health is a topic that needs to be discussed , frequently . The issue is often pushed into the spotlight after a life is tragically lost to suicide or an extreme weather event strangles parts of the country . However , we believe that it is a topic that needs to be brought up in the nation’s conversation more often.
 
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Country, Outback, City Life, Health, Mental Health

The Reasons to Love Our Rural Emergency Services

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 23, 2018 9:02:00 AM
No one goes to work looking to get hurt, but accidents do happen and help is usually on hand within minutes at most worksites . On a cattle station, things are a little different.
 
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Outback, Country, Regional, Health, Country Life, Rural, CommunitySupport

The Problem with Drought

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 23, 2018 8:51:00 AM
Drought and prolonged periods of low rainfall can have a profound impact on vital ecosystems and the people rely on the land to make a living .
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Topics: Australia, Australian, Drought, Australians, Outback, Country, Regional, Environment, Welfare, Farming Families

Australia's Outback Stations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 17, 2017 8:33:00 AM

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Australia’s outback stations are truly unique. Pastoral land in Australia is vast, often unforgiving and strikingly beautiful. The men and women that live and work on isolated cattle and sheep stations, work some of the biggest properties in the world.
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Topics: Livestock, Industry, Facts, Stations, Country, Regional, Outback, Cattle

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