Bindaree Beef founder, industry champion, JR McDonald passes after illness

By Jamie Brown
Updated July 7 2021 - 2:55am, first published 1:00am
JR McDonald in his working clothes at Bindaree Beef. The industry advocate passed quietly at home on Tuesday after battling a long illness.

JR McDonald, founder of Bindaree Beef at Inverell and long-time advocate of the cattle producer - having come from humble stock in the first instance - passed away quietly on Tuesday at his Byron Bay home after battling a long illness.



Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter