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COVID-19 update | Jimbour closed

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, regretfully we have had to close all public access to Jimbour and Jimbour Garden until further notice.

This closure includes  all upcoming events either formal or otherwise.

We plan on re-opening as soon as soon as Government advice is provided that it is safe to do so.

We will provide updates when anything changes.

We would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding

2020-06-28T11:20:45+10:00June 28th, 2020|

Big Skies Festival cancelled

In compliance with updated advice from the Australian Government’s Chief Medical Officer in relation to COVID-19, Big Skies Festival 2020 is now cancelled.

Big Skies Festival is a much-loved event in the region and provides significant economic benefits to the community.

While we are naturally disappointed, our priority is the safety of everyone including attendees, staff, volunteers, festival partners, and the wider community.

All ticket holders will be refunded in full and refund arrangements will be made in due course.

We will continue to comply with the advice provided by the relevant State and Federal agencies and will consider rescheduling the event once the coronavirus event has passed.

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2020-03-17T05:16:51+10:00March 17th, 2020|

From Finland with love, Finnish Return to Eden superfans make Aussie pilgrimage

7News | 27th April 2019

Home & Away and Neighbours have endured on Australian television screens for three decades and found devoted audiences around the world.

They’ve especially delighted British viewers, keen for their vicarious share of the sunny seaside and suburbs Down Under.

Although not as well known, Aussie soap Return to Eden – which ran for just 22 episodes more than 30 years ago – has had its own international success.

In France, 13 years of re-runs ensured a regular audience, while the Dynasty-style show was an unlikely hit in Finland.

Return to Eden aired for only one season in 1986, after first being televised as a three-part mini-series in 1983.

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2019-04-29T09:41:43+10:00April 29th, 2019|

Airs and graces of a true lady

Dalby Herald | 2nd March 2019

IN THE late 1870s it seemed life was at its best for Lady Bell.

The family had settled into the grand home at Jimbour and her children were doing well.

Her husband Joshua Peter had not long been knighted and was an established political figure in Queensland.

Little did she realise the changes and sadness that lay ahead.

As Margaret Miller D’Orsey, she was born in Clare, Ireland in 1841, the daughter of Dr D’Orsey who came to Australia several years later.

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2019-03-04T11:03:01+10:00March 4th, 2019|

Exploring Jimbour House – Queensland Weekender

Jimbour House lies about 20 minutes north of Dalby.

Back in its glory days, its holding stretched over 120,000 hectares and was home to 200 people and over 300,000 sheep. Today the property is a much more modest 4,500 hectares. It’s still a working station, with about 2000 head of cattle.

The main attraction at Jimbour is its grand homestead and gardens.

The gardens are open every day and visitors can explore them on the ‘Living History Walk’. All that’s needed is a gold coin donation and a brochure which visitors can pick up at the entrance. The walk is self-guided and explores the fascinating history of the station and the families that called it home.

Watch Queensland Weekender every Saturday afternoon at 5.30pm on Channel 7 Queensland. The program is repeated nationally on 7Two the following Saturday at 12.30pm and is available for a limited time on catch-up TV at Plus7. For more information and great stories about the ultimate way to spend a weekend in Queensland please visit www.queenslandweekender.com.au.

2017-11-02T10:20:53+10:00November 2nd, 2017|