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2020 Program Launch

The Bakery will be open 23rd May 2020 until 19th July 2020

Friday 19th June 2020 Volunteer Re-union and Pattersons House open day.

Volunteer registrations are now open, click here to register online.

Farina suburban plan

When the 432 Farina township allotments were released in 1878, there were also 88 suburban allotments surveyed as show in this plan. If your’re interested in researching family history and ownership of land at Farina, visit our Land Titles page.

Farina Railway Station

Train at Farina

Like most stations along the railway, Farina had an overhead water tank and overhead filler to top up the water tanks of the steam engines.

Camels at Farina

Camels were an important part of the transport infrastructure in the outback, linking up with the railway to transport goods to and from outback properties and towns.

Bob Moffatt's Family Tree

Edward Napoleon Bonaparte Catchlove

Mounted Police Constable from August 1885 to November 1887.

The New Cafe seating area

The new Cafe seating area will be opening for season 2020, and can be used both for the Cafe and for community events.

The New Cafe counter

The new Cafe counter will be opening for the first time in season 2020 after much hard work by the volunteers at Farina.

The Farina Restoration Group… Building a window to the past…

Friends of Farina please note for 2020

The now famous wood fired bakery will be making fabulous bread, pies and cakes from the 23rd May to the 19th July 2020.

Increase your Farina experience, walk the many historical tracks whilst staying a while in great camping grounds.


To the official website of the Farina Restoration Project Group.

Farina is located within the Lake Eyre Basin, on the old alignment of the Great Northern Railway later known as the Ghan Railway, 26Kms North of Lyndhurst and 55Kms South of Marree, near the junctions of the Birdsville, Innaminka and Oodnadatta Tracks in South Australia.

The Town is no longer inhabited but a small group of volunteers are restoring buildings in Farina to reflect its past and to ensure that it retains the social  History of an Iconic Historical Inland Town.

2020 Season – The Bakery will trade from 23rd May 2020 to the 19th July 2020.

Volunteer registrations are now open online.