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Five fight for FU presidency

Hummerston, D. (1976) Five fight for FU presidency. Western Farmer, 29 January 1976. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Two-page article discusses the Farmers' Union general presidency's five nominees.
Listed nominees for the position left vacant with the retirement of Don Eckersley include a surprise nomination of former Country Party Member for Moore, Don Maisey.
Nominees also include Wolfe Boetcher, senior vice-president, chairman of the union's Commercial Activities Committee and Communications Director, and elected on the Australian Farmers Federation executive.
Further nominees are Harry Whittington, chairman of the Coarse Grains and Rural Finance and Adjustments Committees, a member of the council and Rural Water and Soil Conservation Committee; John Walsh former junior and senior vice-president; Ernie Skinner, junior vice-president, producer representative on the Agriculture Protection Board and a member of the Rural Water and Soil Conservation Committee.

This article contains five portraits, one portrait of Mr. H. Whittington; one portrait of Mr. E. Skinner; one portrait of Mr. J. Walsh; one portrait of Mr, W. Boetcher, and one portrait of Mr. D. Maisey

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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: ©1976 Western Farmer
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57937
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