Definition of station manager in English:

station manager


Australian, New Zealand
  • A person who manages a sheep or cattle station.

    ‘he worked as an apprentice blacksmith, station hand, and finally station manager’
    • ‘He worked as an apprentice blacksmith at Meadows, drover, station hand and finally station manager.’
    • ‘Both Jo and Peter agree that station managers require a strong sense of responsibility.’
    • ‘A highlight for all of the company's station managers and their partners is the annual conference get-together in Rockhampton or Cairns.’
    • ‘The film focuses on Steve's personal story, rather than that of an Aboriginal station manager, so some questions around the keys to his success remain unanswered.’
    • ‘Eddie worked first for the Kidman family on Eringa Station in South Australia's far north before becoming a stockman, drover and station manager across northern Australia.’
    • ‘At present, the property is one of only two independent, commercially viable Aboriginal-owned cattle stations in the Territory, and Steve is one of very few Aboriginal station managers.’
    • ‘If you later come across a broken fence you can take a snap of it and e-mail it to the cattle station manager.’
    • ‘Born in 1891, the daughter of William A. Gordon, a station manager from western New South Wales, Dorothy attended the exclusive Ascham School in Edgecliff.’
    • ‘Station managers speak with satisfaction about 'making more' of the land, and it is plain that this is their key measure of the health and wealth of the station landscape.’
    • ‘We have the broadest training program for our jackeroos and jillaroos in the company, all the way up to station managers, and we take training as a highly professional part of our business.’