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Move back to the bush

Driver, M. (1986) Move back to the bush. Elders Weekly, 16 January 1986. p. 6 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

A recently released special report by the Federal Department of Employment and Youth Affairs Bureau of Labour Market Research had identified that more and more Australians are returning to the bush. A significant revolution has been taking place around Australia over the past 15 years, with a swing away from people moving to the cities in favour of moving to rural Australia. Over the ten year period, 1971-1981, the male rural population increased by 9 percent, while the female population in rural Australia saw an increase of more than 8 percent. The study also noted the trends which showed up during 1971 to 1976, which saw a decline in population numbers in sparsely populated areas of Australia, has been reversed.

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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: ©1986 Elders Weekly
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/59727
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