The Dalby district properties Glenmore and Warrina have both sold at an Elders auction.
More than $30 million worth of rural property has changed hands in western NSW over the past three months.
Land owners in three shires in central and northern Queensland - Charters Towers, Central Highlands and Isaac - have borne the brunt of land valuation increases released on Thursday.
"Hard to justify" is how Kilcowera Station manager Scott Clifford sees the huge leap in land valuations in the far south west of Queensland.
An experienced urban planner has some suggestions for country towns welcoming their new arrivals from the city.