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Angus Mclaren

Director/Rural Sales

Angus McLaren joined Miller & James in 2009. Previously, Angus was a partner in a family farming operation for close to twenty years. When the partnership dissolved in 2009, Angus took the opportunity to begin a new career in rural property marketing whilst retaining an interest in a cropping operation with his wife Karen.

Angus brings a detailed knowledge of farming to Miller & James and takes a quantitative approach to the marketing of rural properties. He believes the rapid change seen in the industry over the last ten years will continue with outside interest in agriculture driving the market. With the rapid industrialisation of China and India, food security will become increasingly important. Australia is in the ideal position to benefit from increased food demand from Asia.

Phone: 0428 496 289

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Bruce Holden

Rural Sales

Bruce commenced his role as a Rural Sales Agent with Miller & James, Temora in 2013.  Growing up at Rannock, between Coolamon and Temora, and going on to manage the family farm with his wife Debbie, Bruce has developed a clear understanding of the rural landscape. 

The skills acquired from the management, marketing and technological demands of operating a farm have allowed Bruce to relate to those who are on the land or wish to become involved in agriculture.

Bruce’s commitment and discipline have allowed him to quickly master the art of selling and in the process he has forged some very positive client relationships.

Phone: 0428 278 546

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Oscar FReeman

Rural Leasing/Sales

On graduating from a Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga in 2016, Oscar joined Miller and James as a Rural Sales Agent and Rural Property Manager.   Prior to studying full time, Oscar worked for 12 months on Auscott, Warren.    He has also worked on a mixed farming enterprise north of Condobolin and whilst studying was employed as a casual contract harvester in the Temora District.

Growing up in Lake Cargelligo, Oscar understands the nature of agriculture.  His passion for rural Australia prompted him to further his education when deciding to undertake his agricultural degree.  Oscar’s knowledge accompanied by his hands on experience makes him a valuable member of the Miller and James team.

Phone: 0427 760 696

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Rachelle Barnett

Sales Manager

Rachelle joined Miller & James in 2016 and brings a wealth of knowledge within real estate, marketing and negotiation processes. Having nearly 10 years of experience in Real Estate and banking from South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, Rachelle is bringing with her leading edge business strategies for the property market that will contribute to Miller & James continued growth and success.

Rachelle has been in Temora for 2 years and selected this area based on its growth, viability and sustainability and is passionate about getting people to the area.

Outside of Real Estate, Rachelle enjoys her competition horses. Rachelle has bought a property and settled well into the town and is enjoying helping people with their real estate needs.

Phone: 0448 226 088

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Sally Hurst

Residential Sales

Sally joined Miller & James in 2008, bringing with her a wealth of experience in customer service.  Spending several years in Property Management, Sally progressed to become our Residential Sales Agent.  Sally’s determination and dedication has resulted in her becoming a very successful agent. 

Sally was raised in Temora and has enormous pride in her community.  Her networks and knowledge of Temora and surrounding areas is exceptional. 

Sally believes communication is the key to building and maintaining successful client relationships.  Sally is highly skilled in understanding and solving your residential real estate needs.

Phone: 0428 527 514

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Jess McShane

Residential Sales

Jess started her career in real estate in 2012. She quickly progressed from livestock and sales administration duties to become a qualified real estate agent. Initially her role was to service the outlying villages of Barmedman, Ariah Park and Stockinbingal before she became involved in the vibrant Temora market.

Jess started working for Miller and James Real Estate in 2017 and has recently expanded her service base to include Cootamundra and surrounds. Jess' organisational skills are exceptional. Her efficiency and attention to detail is reflected in the numerous positive reviews she receives from both vendors and purchasers.

Jess’ many accolades since becoming a real estate agent include:

- 2017 Finalist, Sales Agent of the Year (Regional Category) REB Awards

- 2015-2016 FY Number 7 Sales Achiever in the Ray White Rural Network (Residential Sales)

- 2016 Finalist, Sales Agent of the Year (Regional Category) REB Awards

Both Jess and her partner Dale were raised in Temora and intend to live here for many years to come. Outside of real estate, Jess spends her spare time reading or outdoors, walking her dog Flash and spending time with her boyfriend Dale camping, fishing and socialising.

Phone: 0408 083 828

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Kira Denyer

Adminstration / Property Management

After completing her HSC at Temora High School in 2008, Kira immediately commenced her career in real estate.  She joined Miller and James Real Estate, Temora in August 2013 to perform property management and administrative roles.

Kira, who grew up in the Temora district, has a wonderful rapport with locals and visitors to the area.  Her friendly nature and approachable manner have allowed her to make strong relationships with clients and customers of Miller and James, Temora.


Phone: 02 6977 1333

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Pauline Martin

Office Administration

Pauline Martin has been employed by Miller & James Real Estate, Temora since 1999.  Pauline’s role includes general administration, finance and management of clearing sales.

Pauline grew up in the Temora district.  Her excellent knowledge of the local area and respect from locals and clients is one of her greatest attributes.  Her dedication, enthusiasm and positive attitude have made her an extremely valuable member of the Miller & James team.

Phone: 02 6977 1333

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Karen McLaren


Karen joined Miller & James Real Estate, Temora in 2012 when she and her husband Angus bought into the business.

Karen was raised in Sydney where she completed a BA degree majoring in economics and geography.  On completion of her degree, and marriage to Angus in 1995 she moved to the family farm and commenced employment with the Riverina Regional Development Board as a joint Economic Development Officer for Temora and Cootamundra Shires.  She continued working with Temora Shire Council until 1998. 

Karen now assists with the financial management of Angus and her property 'Redwin'.

Karen’s role in Miller & James is to help with clearing sales and various other administrative tasks.

Phone: 02 6977 1333

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Catherine Wells

Administrative Assistant

Catherine joined the Miller & James team in October 2017 after completing her HSC studies. Catherine is employed to offer administrative support to all members of staff and to learn all facets of the real estate industry.

Catherine grew up in Barmedman and attended Temora High School. She is actively involved with the local community and is a keen sportswoman. Catherine is a very capable member of staff and brings with her a great deal of maturity and motivation.