Bowen Downs



The historic "Bowen Downs" aggregation, to be auctioned online May 6th, offers a rare opportunity for serious producers seeking quality country of scale. The quality 155 000 ac property has historically been run as a beef/sheep operation and is equally suited to breeding, backgrounding or fattening. Bowen Downs was once as large as 2.5M acres and is a unique part of Central Western Queensland's agricultural history.



62 805 ha Total

Carrying Capacity

8000 AE or 64 000 DSE


Predominately consisting of open, undulating downs interspersed with Whitewood, Vine Tree and some Boree with Coolibah watercourses. Principally Mitchell and Buffel grasses with Flinders, 
buttongrass and seasonal herbages. 
Prickly Acacia managed exceedingly well – has been a part of a continuous control program over the past decade with the assistance of Desert Channels Queensland.


8 Artesian bores flowing and non flowing with huge capacity. Pumped into a series of turkeys nest and poly tanks, piped to a network of troughs. Backed up by 13 dams and 1 seasonal waterhole. Fenced into 28 paddocks with holding paddocks, mustering

squares and laneways. 3 large sets of steel cattle yards, fully equipped with vet crushes,

calf branding equipment, shaded work areas and excellent load out facilities. 3 homestead complexes with numerous houses, sheds and out buildings.

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Bowen Downs
Wally Cooper
0427 781 054