McCullough Robertson 'lasso's a partner' to help farmers
16 October 2015
Recently staff from leading Australian law firm McCullough Robertson met with the founder of Buy a Bale, Charles Alder and learned that currently 80% of Queensland is drought declared, the largest area ever officially recognised as being in drought. Adler explained that during these times, bales of hay can cost anywhere from $20 up to $100 each. As there is little to no natural feed, farmers almost entirely rely on feeding their livestock with hay, making it extremely expensive just to keep their animals alive.
McCullough Robertson’s ties to the bush are very strong. The firm was established in 1926 as a pastoral practice serving Queensland’s primary producers. For most of the next 50 years it was recognised as a leader and specialist in agribusiness law. The staff decided that to show support to clients and those on the land generally, they needed to do something that would make a difference.
Today the staff and partners of McCullough Robertson will come together for an old fashioned ‘country fete’ in an effort to send 100 bales where they are needed most.
Staff will don their RMs and checked shirts, eat sizzled sausages and CWA style baking, bob for apples and throw horseshoes, and the event everyone will not want to miss – a chance to ‘lasso a partner’.
Charles Alder will also talk to staff and partners across all three offices about the great initiatives Buy a Bale has for farmers in need.
With McCullough Robertson’s strong and proud connections with the agriculture industry in Queensland and across Australia, their hope is to make a real difference to rural families.
For more information contact: Kate Bartlett on +61 7 3233 8632 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About McCullough Robertson
McCullough Robertson is a leading Australian independent law firm with industry experts combining legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and foresight. The firm provides innovative, relevant and commercial legal solutions to major corporate, government and high net worth individuals across Australia and internationally. Established in 1926, the firm’s major focus areas are the resources (mining and energy), food and agribusiness, technology, telecommunications, health, life sciences, real estate and financial services sector