In the early seventies Hemphill's acquired Keith McDonald Stock & Station Real Estate on the Southern Highlands of NSW.  Hemphill's managed assets from $2k to $200k then later in excess of $200m via institutions.


The opportunity of managing high volume assets prompted a refocus to Western Australia where Hemphill's operated several successful small businesses involving import/export, state distribution, manufacture and communications with multi-million dollar turnovers.  JA HEMPHILL & SONS WA secured direct from Tokyo to Fremantle, exclusive state distribution of HONDA power equipment, utilising their wheat agents to distribute.  Echo, Olympia Pumps and  VALPADANA Italian Orchard Tractors with reversible console was also added to their product line.


HEMPHILL'S thereafter, in association with David Gray's manufactured & distributed biodegradable stripping products to MARINE industry for removal of antifouling & industries associated (including councils) with Graffiti removal . The 90's saw Hemphill enter the communications market operating via dealerships with TELSTRA, OPTUS, VODAPHONE & later HUTCHISONS TELECOMMUNICATIONS

The Hemphill Group now focus on: 

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