Allison Bellinger cheerfully admits she knew nothing about running an art gallery when she opened her exhibition space in the centre of Inverell in rural northern NSW. The town is better known for agriculture and gemstones than a passing parade of potential art investors. But the former Sydney lawyer trusted her instincts and long interest in art and aesthetics and, in 2016, […]

Crime author, Fleur McDonald, supporting families at risk with charity Country crime author Fleur McDonald has channeled her considerable energy and resources to create a charity that provides assistance to families at risk of domestic violence. Since her earliest memories, rural author Fleur McDonald has been obsessed with crime. When she wasn’t riding bikes or hanging […]

From her home studio in the Monaro region of NSW, Lucy Culliton celebrates the theatre of the everyday. From the flowers in the garden and her family of rescue animals to the sweeping high country plains and domestic utensils, she elevates the mundane to magnificent through oils on canvas. By Kirsty McKenzie, photography Ken Brass Lucy […]

With help from architects, designers, gardeners and farm workers, six generations of the Litchfield family have shaped the benchmark that is Hazeldean station in the Monaro region of NSW. The old adage says that good things, like fine wine, improve with age. The farming operation, homestead and garden at in the Monaro high plains are […]

Patchwork of the past Influenced by her childhood on a farm near the NSW gold town of Sofala, Nikki Williams has developed a handbag range that has travelled around the world and is equally at home in the city and the bush. By Kirsty McKenzie, photography Ken Brass   Nikki Williams has several outstanding memories […]

Karren and John Hunt planned for all eventualities when they designed and helped build their retirement home on the outskirts of Bordertown. After enduring countless scorching summers on their sheep and cropping farm in South Australia’s south-east, Karren and John Hunt had a very clear picture of what they wanted when they started searching for […]

After almost 90 years as the custodians of a property in central-western Queensland, the McKenzie family is closing the gate for the last time.

The passage of the seasons is marked by a gardening kaleidoscope. Enter a world of colour at Bebeah

The Crooke family produces some of Australia’s finest ice cream from a factory in a former milking shed on their dairy farm in the lush Kiewa Valley.

The owners of Western Australia’s Wooleen Station have taken a new direction in a bid to make their property sustainable.

Beverley and Graham Thompson spent three decades transforming their gorgeous Mt Wilson garden from a simple paddock to a glorious parkland.

When vegie farmer Rob Bauer realised his farm wasn’t performing as well as it should, he choose to look to the ways of his forebears and returned to the organic farming methods.

Inspired by the country estates of the UK, Harrow station and homestead are quickly becoming a Darling downs landmark.