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Union fight fierce

(1976) Union fight fierce. Western Farmer and Grazier, 12 February 1976. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Article explains the five-way contest for the general presidency of the State's No.1 primary producing organisation, the West Australian Farmers' Union.
The front-runner in the $11,000 a year, plus expenses position is senior vice-president, Wolf Boetcher, with other candidates being Harry Whittington, John Walsh, Ernie Skinner and Don Maisey, a former president of the Australian Wheatgrowers' Federation and 1963-1974 Country Party MHR for the Western Australian electorate of Moore.
The five-way election follows the decision of present general president, Don Eckersley to stand down to concentrate on his presidency of the Canberra-based Australian Farmers' Federation.

This article contains one portrait of Wolf Boetcher.

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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 and Grazier
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58130
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