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An almost practical guide to living with Queenslanders

What is it about Queenslanders (the house, not the people)? They're cold in winter, hot in summer, prone to white ant attack and in need of constant work but many thousands of people wouldn't live in any other kind of house.

The childhood house of Ned Kelly, bushranger, built in 1859 by his father John 'Red' Kelly. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Places, Australia House, Melbourne Australia, Ned Kelly, Australian Bush, Old Cottage

Ned Kelly’s childhood home for sale

THE 155-year-old property where bushranger Ned Kellys boyhood home stands will soon go under the hammer, giving buyers the chance to own a piece of history.

'Queenslander' I need to know where to buy round posts to hold-up the verandas, does anyone know. Australian Architecture, Australian Homes, Cottage Design, House Design, Queenslander House, Front Verandah, Home Porch, Hamptons House, Country Style Homes

'Queenslander' I need to know where to buy round posts to hold-up the verandas, does anyone know. Queensland only

Mortat Homestead, Goroke (368km NW of Melbourne), is a large two-storey house built before 1864 in sandstone ashlar. It was constructed for David Affleck who had emigrated from Scotland in 1838 at the age of six with his parents and siblings. His brothers held the leases on adjoining runs: Rosebank of 15,000 acres and Pleasant Banks of 42,000 acres. The Mortat homestead complex retains an early small stable building of slab construction. Country Houses, Country Farm, Victorian Rooms, Two Storey House, Australian Architecture, Historic Houses, House Built, Victoria Australia, Country Estate

Mortat Homestead, Goroke (368km NW of Melbourne), is a large two-storey house built before 1864 in sandstone ashlar. It was constructed for David Affleck who had emigrated from Scotland in 1838 at the age of six with his parents and siblings. His brothers held the leases on adjoining runs: Rosebank of 15,000 acres and Pleasant Banks of 42,000 acres. The Mortat homestead complex retains an early small stable building of slab construction.