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The survival of the early colony depended on successful agriculture. This section tells a range of stories about Australia’s rural and regional development. Using early pastoral families' manuscripts to published agricultural journals and farming magazines, from early land grant maps to water conservation reports, from photographic documentation of country life to printed accounts of agricultural shows and regional events.
Australian agricultural and rural life
Follow the progress of the Australian agricultural and rural life story over the next few months as we add new content.