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WISALTS column - Community concern

(1989) WISALTS column - Community concern. Elders Weekly, 26 January 1989. p. 57 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Recognising that land degradation cannot be blamed solely on poor farming techniques, many current issues stem from massive land clearing done decades ago under government order. Rick Farley, executive director of the National Farmers' Federation made statements echoing WISALTS' argument for more government funding to be set aside for farmers. Both parties agree there is a need to incentivise landcare activities, like installing interceptor banks, to ensure a widespread community response.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1989 Elders Weekly
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55893
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