Australian Country

ROLLESTON REVIVAL

When Alex York moved to Springsure in central Queensland and fell in love with an old Queenslander, little did she know that in another time and place she would be living in it. She recalls having recently arrived as a young nanny in district, gazing over the fence at the 1882 homestead and dreaming of owning such a house.

That was 25 years ago and she had just met her husband-tobe, Jeff, an agronomist who worked across the road from the high Victorian weatherboard house for stock and station agent Primac. “There’s been a lot of water under the bridge since then,” Alex says. “Jeff and I married and moved first to Dalby and then to Moura,

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