Balcanoona as a sheep station

Balcanoona station (Homestead pictured above in 1930) on Adnyamathanha lands operated as a sheep station from 1856 until 1980 when it was acquired to add to the National Park.

The Old Homestead viewed from the east

The Old Homestead, built by George Noble in about 1890, and showing 6 of Balcanoona’s inhabitants.

The Old Homestead viewed from the west

Balcanoona Station, showing the sheep yards and the shearing shed (approximately 1910)

The new Homestead about 1928

The old Homestead, about 1896

The woolpress, Balcanoona shearing shed

Inside the restored shearing shed