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Title Dairy Farming in Australia
Date 1924
Document Type Leaflet
Publisher Information Commonwealth of Australia Immigration Office, Melbourne
Reference HT 33326
Library / Archive Museums Victoria
Collection Name Emigrant Guides and Promotional Material
Description The leaflet aims to promote the dairy farming industry in Australia to prospective immigrants in order to increase rural settlement in Australia. It includes information about the dairy industry, images of dairying activities and an invitation for apply for further information from Australia House in London.
Biographical Note / History Attracting British migrants to Australia to settle on the land was a key priority for Australian immigration schemes at this time, particularly with the launch of the Empire Settlement Scheme in 1922, which offered assistance and land packages to immigrants from the United Kingdom with varying degrees of success.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Keywords Empire Settlement Scheme, animals, assisted migration, emigration, livestock, farming
Additional Information Front cover features a Daryl Lindsay print of a pastoral scene with cows and gum trees. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Museum Victoria catalogue.
Catalogue Link Museums Victoria Catalogue
Language English
Copyright Museums Victoria