Alawoona’s Belmont Reds

Peter Schmidt putting out lick for his Belmont Red cows ... and some neighbour's scrubber bullocks.

I’VE RECENTLY finished an interesting stay on Alawoona Station, alongside the Warrego River, near Wyandra. Owned by a rural science colleague, Peter Schmidt, of the famous Schmidt family who settled or managed big properties in the NT, such Alroy and Rockhampton Downs, and South Galway, Nappa Merrie and Bowen Downs in southwest Qld.

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