Our Story

Henry (Alister’s grandfather) & Nellie Carr (1922)

In 1878, German migrants Elizabeth and Friederich Oberin (Alister’s great, great, grandparents) left the Victorian goldfields to begin farming along the banks of the Bendigo Creek. Karee, now a sixth generation family farm, continues an intergenerational tradition of wool growing.

Jean Carr (Alister’s grandmother) (1923)

Henry Carr aged 8 delivering farm product to Avonmore. (1925)

Albert Carr (Alister’s great, grandfather) with his children Freda, Geoff, Nellie, Henry and Victor. (1926)

Jean Carr on horseback. (1947)

Minnie Carr (Alister’s great, grandmother) observing a ewe and her triplets. (1957)