Toorale Homestead (In the Australian Outback)

Toorale Homestead

A once magnificent homestead, that one day will hopefully be restored to its former glory…

Photo: Baz, The Landy
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13 thoughts on “Toorale Homestead (In the Australian Outback)

  1. Margaret Lynette Sharp March 15, 2015 / 3:42 pm

    It’s tragic that wonderful old buildings such as this are not better preserved.

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    • Baz - The Landy March 16, 2015 / 7:51 am

      Apparently some work to stabilise it has been done recently. But it should never have got to the state of disrepair it is in…

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  2. gnatseyeview March 7, 2014 / 12:06 am

    I love Oz. Live there during the 70s. A magnificent country.

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    • Baz - The Landy March 7, 2014 / 6:52 am

      Crikey, about time you came back for another visit! 😉

      Cheers, Baz

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  3. vastlycurious.com March 6, 2014 / 1:16 pm

    I’ll help????

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    • Baz - The Landy March 8, 2014 / 6:10 am

      Hopefully the National Parks people can fin the funding, soon!

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      • vastlycurious.com March 8, 2014 / 11:50 pm

        I hope so!

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  4. desertrose7 March 6, 2014 / 10:25 am

    Nice pic. I wonder what that smaller screened in building/hut was used for?

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    • Baz - The Landy March 6, 2014 / 10:37 am

      This is actually a shot from the rear, and the outside hut would have been used for meat storage….

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      • desertrose7 March 15, 2014 / 6:46 pm

        I wondered if it were for meat. Could hang a lot in that!

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  5. Chris Tudury March 6, 2014 / 6:32 am

    Hunh; started me thinking about “A Town Like Alice.” Maybe I’ll watch that tonight … perhaps for the next several nights!

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    • Baz - The Landy March 6, 2014 / 6:40 am

      A great movie Chris, so enjoy, actually have a long row coming up tonight, but maybe I’ll just listen to music!

      The tragedy of Toorale House is that it was left to decay by its Corporate owners. It is now in the hands of the National Parks, but the cost of restoring means it will be some time away. This is truly a magnificent example of “homesteads” from the 1800s…

      Cheers Baz

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