Brownsons' battle for cattle won against odds

Sally Gall
Updated November 5 2020 - 6:20pm, first published 6:00pm
Good bone and length, plus a good head and loose skin are the attributes most sought after by the Brownson family in their commercial Brahman herd at Forest Home, Charters Towers.
Good bone and length, plus a good head and loose skin are the attributes most sought after by the Brownson family in their commercial Brahman herd at Forest Home, Charters Towers.

Four years ago John and Di Brownson and their sons Richard and Nicholas, along with 22 other Charters Towers landholders, were in the fight of their life to retain their productive grazing land and potential for irrigation.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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