Rural tree change brings a daughter's wishes to life

New Karara resident Brad Gough (left) and Pilton man Scott McInnes sheep sale.
New Karara resident Brad Gough (left) and Pilton man Scott McInnes sheep sale. Kerri Burns-Taylor

KARARA'S newest farmer Brad Gough hit the Warwick sheep sale last week to make his young daughter's dreams come true.

Mr Gough and his wife, Kara, have just traded the busy Sydney life for that of rural bliss of Karara at the request of their daughter, Alexis, who is battling leukemia.

"She wanted a farm so I said, 'yep, let's do it and start from scratch'," he said.

"The plan is to build the farm up so the kids will know farm life and city life and they can choose what they want to do when they are older."

The couple's son Josh, 13, also made the move.

Mr Gough started his day of shopping at the pig and calf sale last Wednesday morning, where he bought three calves with which to surprise his children when they arrived home from school.

He then made tracks to the Warwick saleyards to pick up a few dorpers to add to the farm, which is already home to pigs, chooks and dogs.

Topics:  health, kara gough, leukemia, rural lifestyle, tree change



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
MACHINERY HOUSEHOLD... AUCTION
Commercial Farm Machinery - Fencing - House Hold and Sundries Auction Auction THIS ...
Look - $175,000 in... $175,000
House 2 1 1
STEEL FRAME HOMES OWNER... STEEL FRAME HOMES OWNER BUILDERS Great deals to suite each Individual. Quality, ...

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Warwick jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
SHORT ORDER COOK Warwick Casual
Senior Stockperson Clifton Full Time
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
EMPLOYMENT... St George Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Job Listings

Search for your next job now.
Learn More

Baby of the Year...

Baby Competition 2014
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Virgo

Your mental energies may be at an all-time high, but your physical levels could be well below par. Don't burn yourself out too soon. You...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save