Gilberton Station

EINASLEIGH Q 4871

Contact Us

Our Address

TEL: 07 40625458

E-MAIL: rcafrench@antmail.com.au

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We acknowledge the traditional owners of this land and pay respect to their elders past -present and emerging

RULES 

ALL VISITORS TO GILBERTON STATION MUST AGREE TO AND ADHIRE BY THE FOLLOWING:

Please phone ahead and let us know that you are coming.  

07 40 625 458

Upon arrival report to the caretaker's (Camilla and Ashley's) house.

 

  • Self supplied items:

    • First Aid kit

    • Drinking water

    • Porta Potti (or similar)

  • Environmental hazards to be aware of: rocks, sticks, storms, bush fires, washouts, disused mine shafts.

  • DO NOT use Gilberton UHF channel (38) for anything other then emergency contact with the homestead

  • DO NOT chase cattle.  They are quite.  Move quietly about the animals and continue on your way.

  • DO NOT approach feral animals.

  • DO NOT use weapons of any kind.

  • Fires are allowed for cooking purposes.  Make sure the fire is properly contained and extinguished.

  • ALL serious injuries are to be reported to management.

  • Road rules apply here as well.  

    • DO NOT speed and be considerate of other camps/houses, people, vehicles (included motorbikes, horses and ATVs which are used on the property)

    • DO NOT drive fast or erratically through and around cattle

    • Drive to road conditions

    • 20km zone between homesteads.  Please be considerate of the people that live here and the dust you and your vehicles create.

  • Gates and fences are to be left how you find them.  Open = open, closed =closed.  Any damages to fences or gates are to be reported immediately. 

  • Motorbikes, ATV (or similar) are allowed only within the designated camping/prospecting area.  Same road rules apply to all vehicles. 

  • NO dredges

  • Dogs are the responsibility of the owner.  Gilberton and Mt Hogan Stations bait for feral animals regularly, these baits pose a threat to your pets.  We advise that you supervise you dog at all times, should anything happen, it is entirely your responsibility.  Should any dogs be found to chase or harm wildlife or cattle, you will be asked to leave.

  • Respect other camps/campers

  • No claims are to be made over areas for prospecting.  You leave that area (for sleep, food, water ect), it is available to anyone else. 

  • Fill in ALL holes.

  • Take your rubbish with you when you leave and leave the camp site in a tidy, respectable manner for the next person.

  • Gilberton Station Homestead is contactable on UHF channel 38 in the event of an emergency and has a Royal Flying Doctor (RFDS) provided medical chest and contact with the RFDS Cairns should the situation warrant it.  

 

ANYONE FOUND TO BREAK ANY OF THE RULES OR FOUND OUTSIDE THE DESIGNATED AREA WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY AND NOT ALLOWED TO RETURN.

 

A map of the designated area can be found: