Lochinvar Station


Lochinvar Station is a grazing property located near Coen. It has been managed by Paddy Shephard for over 110 years.

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Paddy Shephard's family has run Lochinvar Station in Cape York for 110 years. Paddy talks about how they used to drove cattle from the station 500 km south to Mareeba. He also discusses how hard it is now to make a living as a pastoralist. This is a Storylines Q150 digital story. This digital story was made by the State Library of Queensland with funding from the Queensland Government.

This project was a joint collaboration, initiated by Nyacha Kumopinta Aboriginal Corporation, Lochinvar Station and the relevant TO’s within this area whose desires were to see viable, robust and mutually beneficial relationships; working to achieve practical outcomes whilst delivering sign