Don and Judy Rayment

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Adria Downs

Don Rayment was raised in the Diamantina Shire by parents Charlie and Pauline Rayment on Kurran Station.  Don and Judy (nee Brown) married in 1993 and together they have four daughters, two sons and one granddaughter.

Don & Judy shifted to the Diamantina Shire in 2005 to manage the organic cattle property Adria Downs Birdsville.

Adria Downs is situated approximately 60 miles (97 km) west of Birdsville bordering the Simpson Desert National Park. The Georgina River flows through the property in channels that are approximately 60 centimetres (24 in) deep but spread out on floodplains over 20 kilometres (12 mi) wide. The river eventually runs into Lake Muncooney which is also situated within the lease.

Don and Judy keep very busy with the day to day running of the large organic cattle property. Both manage to find time to help out at community events where possible.

For the past eight years Don has been President of the Birdsville Social Club and Judy who act as President as well as Secretary. Together they ran the first ever rodeo in Birdsville in 2006 and first camp draft in 2012.

 

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