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The Pastoralist : Robert Christison single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1954... 1954 The Pastoralist : Robert Christison
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Robert Christison established 'Lammermoor', one of the first and most successful sheep and cattle stations in Far North Queensland. Christison also established a freezing works at Poole Island, near Bowen, to freeze beef for export to England but a cyclone put an end to his scheme. Drought and conflict with unions also threatened Christison's enterprise, however he remained one of the richest and most successful pastoralists of his era.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 101-112
Last amended 9 Aug 2010 09:13:05
Subjects:
  • Hughenden, Hughenden - Pentland area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,
  • Far North Queensland, Queensland,
  • Poole Island, Bowen area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,
  • 1863-1902
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