November 18, 2018

There’s no stopping Dick Vincent!


Having run commercial Droughtmaster cattle for many years on his station, De Grey Park, when Dick Vincent moved to a small property at Capel south of Perth in 1997 to breed thoroughbreds, he decided to establish a Droughtmaster Stud.


A...

November 12, 2018

Derek Mays from Tomawill Droughtmaster Stud has every reason to smile. His donation of plasma today will save the lives of three people. Derek, along with a number of other Droughtie producers, has signed up as a “Droughtmaster Bleeder”. 


So far this year, 18 whole blo...

November 7, 2018

Throughout the years, a number of Droughtmaster Studs have fostered and encouraged the involvement of youth, and especially schools, in the breeding and showing of cattle. 


One of these studs, Mt Brisbane Droughtmasters, has recently been recognised for their long cont...

March 19, 2018

When Pat Flynn arrived at a surprise party for his 70th birthday on Sunday, he didn’t realise that another surprise was in store for him. For over 4 decades, Pat has been involved with the Droughtmaster breed and it was because of this dedication to helping youth throu...

January 30, 2018


The Droughtmaster Society would like to congratulate John Henwood on his Order of Australia Medal (OAM) which was awarded to him in the 2018 Australia Day Honours “For service to the cattle breeding industry.” 


John, and his wife, Annette, were well-respected identiti...

November 13, 2017


Not many people generally like to go to meetings, but when it's held on a property with breathtaking views looking out over green grass and red Droughtmaster cattle, few would complain.


One of the great things about belonging to our Breed Society, and especially for t...

November 3, 2017

Today is a significant date for Droughtmaster Australia CEO, Neil Donaldson, as it marks 20 years of service with the Society. On 3 November 1997, Neil joined the Droughtmaster Society as National Operations Manager with the role eventually evolving into the current ti...

November 1, 2017

Like many schools throughout Australia, Murgon State High School has Ag Studies as a part of its curriculum. At the school’s recent speech night presentations, Katherine Rose was presented with the Excellence in Agriculture Award.


The Excellence in Agriculture Award is...

October 26, 2017

VALE JOHN BOYDELL
It is with great sadness we advise the passing of John Boydell on Monday 23rd October 2017.
John was the Executive Secretary of the Droughtmaster Society from the mid 1970s until 1995. John also wrote books on the Droughtmaster Breed and the Society,...

October 26, 2017

Following enquiries to Droughtmaster CEO Neil Donaldson by Frontier International, the McConnel Family from Mt Brisbane Droughtmaster Stud near Esk kindly agreed to host a Chinese delegation who are customers of Frontier International, a company which exports large num...

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