Victoria's rural property market saw domestic bidders holding their own with foreign investors, as all sectors experienced significant interest.
Paul Zlotkowski and his sons Stuart and Jim have bought the Bauhinia Downs property for $12.85 million.
The cotton sector is shaping up as the most active sector in the property market says Colliers International.
Farmland around Townsville and Rockhampton is set to compulsory acquired to enable the expansion of defence training areas for the Singapore-Australia defence agreement.
The amount of agricultural land owned by Chinese interests has soared above three million hectares, more than double the 1.46 million declared by the Australian Taxation Office last month, according to a Fairfax Media analysis of reported land sales.
Channel Country property Nappa Merrie has sold to the Goondiwindi based Coulton family's Morella Agriculture.
The contentious and long-running sale of the historic S. Kidman and Company pastoral empire is still taking more twists and turns than a snake in the spinifex.
When cattleman Sterling Buntine landed in Darwin on Monday, after travelling to Canberra to make a $386 million bid for Australia's largest landholder S.Kidman and Company, he turned the key in his semi trailer and headed for home – Alroy Downs – more than 1000 kilometres away.
Some of Australia's wealthiest graziers are challenging Gina Rinehart's bid to secure Australia's largest land holder, cattle company S.Kidman & Co.
Apple grower Rivercorp has tipped one of the country's biggest undercover apple orchards onto the market.