Expressions of interest for Caretaker position

Expressions of Interest for Provision of Services - Tocal Homestead Caretaker

The CB Alexander Foundation holds in trust the historic Tocal property including Tocal Homestead. Activities on the Property and the Homestead include specialised educational and heritage tours, including education and other learning activities about Australia's early history. The Property and the Homestead are also available to the public for weekend visitations and as a function centre for a variety of events including weddings and other special events. Bed and breakfast style accommodation is also available on the site at the historic Barracks.

The Foundation requires Caretaking Services to provide general assistance and monitoring of these activities, which includes dealings with members of the public and ensuring compliance with the Heritage Act on the part of the Foundation. The caretaker will be required to live on site in the residence provided.

Expressions of interest for the role of caretaker are currently being sought. Expressions should be no more than 4 pages and outline your experience in a similar role of your ability to undertake the responsibilities outline in Schedule 1 of the Caretaker Agreement. 

Further information:

Expressions of interest should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by COB 29 March, 2017.

Tocal College Foundation Day

foundation-dayTocal College celebrates its annual Foundation Day on Friday, 4 November. The day provides an opportunity to commemorate the establishment of the College, the wonderful bequest of the Tocal property by CB Alexander and the late EA Hunt for his energy and drive to bring CB Alexander's vision to reality.


Peek into the Past at Tocal Homestead

peek-into-the-pastHuge Clydesdale horses will once again work at Tocal Homestead, as the sights and sounds of days-gone-by come alive at 'Peek Into The Past' on Sunday 31st July. The blacksmith will be busy at the forge and the sheep will be shorn as the smell of fresh baked scones in the old wood stove wafts from the kitchen.


Changes at the top

cameron-archer-250pxThe Principal of Tocal College, Dr Cameron Archer AM, announces his retirement after 27 years at the helm. Known for his vision, passion and energy for agricultural education, Cameron has driven the development and expansion of Tocal College for more than a quarter of a century. His leadership has ensured Tocal's place as a premier provider of agricultural and land management in Australia. Further information