Nindooinbah House Road Beaudesert QLD 4285

Post World War II Era

Post World War II Era

In the 1940s and 1950s, horses were kept on both sides of woolshed. Although the main drive into Nindooinbah remained in the alignment marked by the avenue planted by Gwendoline Collins, the fence-line on the western entrance and the entrance...

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Presenting Nindooinbah

Presenting Nindooinbah

Margaret Persse married the well-known Australian artist, Patrick Hockey in 1983. Nindooinbah was valued in 1981 in order to finalise William Collins’ estate in September 1983. His heirs were Gwendoline Collins and her three daughters and one...

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Persse-Hockey Era

Persse-Hockey Era

Patrick Hockey came from a grazing background, having grown up on Abercorn near Eidsvold in the Burnett district, where many earlier owners of Nindooinbah had taken up stations. Hockey became a well-known artist, whose work is featured in major...

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Entering the 21st Century

Entering the 21st Century

Margaret Hockey died in 2004 and the property passed out of Collins-Persse family ownership to Patrick Hockey’s nephew. In June 2005, the property was sold at auction. At a subsequent auction, much of the important collection of furniture...

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Nindooinbah in 2005

Nindooinbah in 2005

Nindooinbah as a whole Nindooinbah in 2005 presents layers of use and occupation accumulated since the first pastoralists arrived in the 1840s and the first substantial house was built in 1858. This complex layering expresses successive owners’...

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