Andrew Morphett, a grazier and businessperson, co-owns Anlaby Station, the mainland’s oldest continuously operating Merino stud since February 2004, located in Hamilton, South Australia. His tenure as the former General Manager of The Louise in the Barossa Valley has also made a significant impact on the region’s luxury tourism sector.
In the financial services realm, Andrew has held key roles at Hunter Hall and State Street, bringing essential financial management and compliance skills to his business ventures. His stewardship of Anlaby Station involves not only restoring its Merino stud but also diversifying its operations. This includes transforming parts of the property into bed and breakfasts, opening a gift shop, and hosting events such as weddings, markets, and fashion parades.
Andrew’s efforts at Anlaby Station blend the preservation of its rich history with a modern, sustainable approach to farming and business. Through producing exclusive, premium wool products and hosting events, he has managed to maintain the station’s legacy while fostering economic growth in the area.