Continuity and change in the Northern Territory pastoral industry 1933-1965, with particular reference to the Victoria River district
In 1933 the Commonwealth Government, beset with problems created by the Depression and aware of the threat posed by Japanese expansionist moves in Asia, had to face up to another problem: the Northern Territory was becoming an increasingly more costly burden to administer and seemed in no way ready to prosper. Chief among the factors contributing to the situation was the economic failure of the Territory's pastoral industry. By establishing a Committee of Inquiry to investigate the industry...[Show more]
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