Nive Beef Jerky Watch from Above
Major Sir Thomas Mitchell names the Nive River.
The Nive River runs through the property and was named after the Nive River in France by the explorer Major Sir Thomas Mitchell. He was the first European to explore the Warrego River and its tributary, the Nive River. He found grassy plains and soft sandy country, perfect for grazing.
Nive Downs Township is settled.
The tiny township is home to over 127 people, and had its own pub, and general store. The old Post Office is now converted to one of the children's bedrooms.
An old family recipe gets a new life
A delicious family gravy-based marinade with an unexpected ingredient, marmalade, is recorded for posterity.
Family Recipe is passed to Doug's Grandmother
The marinade is used to add zest to family dishes on the farm, which is home to sheep, cattle and poultry, and a few generations of Camerons.
The family move to Nive Downs
Doug and Rachelle are passionate beef producers who raise cattle with low-stress techniques and ensure the cattle are hormone-free. They make their home at Nive Downs. `` It is important to us that our children get to grow up in the country as we did. ``
A new flavour ``Thai Fusion`` is born. | Nive Beef sponsors Junior Rugby League.
Some 72 different recipes have now been developed and tested by Doug. Only the very best will do. Thai Fusion is developed and well-received, to cater to our increasingly internationally educated palates. Also in 2018; Nive Beef Jerky sponsors Augathella Junior Rugby League to travel to Townsville. A great opportunity for the local kids to compete in their first big football carnival.
We are happy to give back to the community through Junior Rugby League; managing and supporting young swim teams, contributing to local park upgrades, and also assisting the Endeavour Foundation with reliable longterm support to keep their special workforce employed..