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Unfinished business for the cattle industry

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Unfinished business with the oil and gas industry, ongoing impact of the live export ban, land valuation red tape, and return of young Aboriginal men to stock work, were among the issues addressed by Tom Stockwell (left), new president of the NT Cattlemen's Association, at its conference in Alice Springs this morning. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. 

Elkedra jackaroo: blackfella, whitefella business

 

DES NELSON OAM arrived on Elkedra Station, some 500 kms north-east of Alice Springs, as an 18 year old in 1953. He continues his series of recollections, starting with a droving trip in the autumn of 1954, and detailing his many interesting and at times hilarious experiences with the local Alyawarra stockmen.

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