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Booklet - 'Victoria For The Settler, Irrigation Areas', Crown Lands Department, 1912 Document Reg. No: ST 040954

Booklet 'Victoria for the Settler: Irrigation Areas', published by the Crown Lands Department in 1912. The booklet includes: instructions, hints, advances and general information for intending settlers; information about Crown Lands and the Land Act of 1901; advice about irrigation in Victoria and the Goulburn irrigation system specifically; descriptions of Victoria; and details of agricultural production and exports, including number of livestock, value of mining products and agricultural crops.
Booklet with 64 pages, with extensive text printed in black. There are also illustrations, photographs and advertisements, throughout the booklet.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Powerhouse Museum, 1993
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15.5 cm (Width), 24.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, agriculture, settlement, government departments, irrigation, closer settlement schemes
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Settlement Schemes
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: extensive text
Publisher: Victoria: Crown Lands & Survey Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1912

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