Midlands

The Midlands of Tasmania is known for many things; quaint historic villages, convict built bridges and world famous bakeries to name a few. But by far the Midlands is best known for its land, its sheep and their wool. In this DNA series we discover unique woolgrower stories from the heart of Tasmania - Midlands Merino.

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Quorn HallTom and Mandy Clarke of Quorn Hill Pastoral in Campbell Town have a long histroy of wool growing in the midlands of Tasmania.Read more

BictonGeorge Gatenby is the 8th generation to farm 'Bicton' since Tasmanian European settlement in 1823. Bushrangers of times past were known to hide in the caves that sit above the property on the western tiers.Read more

WindfallsMary and Warwick O’Connor of Windfalls in the Midlands of Tasmania have a passion for wool and love the lifestyle and environment in which they grow it.Read more

Kewstoke & South RhodesPeter and Netty Hazell run up to 8,000 merino sheep on their properties Kewstoke and South Rhodes near Oatlands in the midlands of Tasmania.Read more

 

Watch Midlands wool growers, their sheep, their properties and the environment in which they grow the world's best wool.

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