Building relationships to care for country

Featured in

  • Published 20031202
  • ISBN: 9780733313509
  • Extent: 236 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

MAURICE BINSTEAD WOULD start to whistle every time we came into the Arcadia Valley in central Queensland. Roddy Smith is filled with peace at Lake Victoria, near Mildura. Lyndon Schneiders is awestruck and protective of the unique landscapes of Cape York.

Together with many other men and women, they are the human face of the debate about how to manage Australia’s natural resources more sustainably. That’s the debate we have to have, because we cannot keep running down our resource base the way we are doing now.

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

If you are an educator or student wishing to access content for study purposes please contact us at griffithreview@griffith.edu.au

Share article

About the author

Rick Farley

Rick Farley, who died in May 2006, worked for rural organisations for 20 years and was the executive director of the National Farmers' Federation...

More from this edition

Pythagoras and the turtle

MemoirTHEY DON'T HAVE siestas in the Galiwin'ku community on Elcho Island, in Arnhem Land on the Arafura Sea, but no one feels like doing...

Saving our cities with suburbs

DebateOVER THE PAST few years we have experienced a massive and sustained attack on the form of Australia's cities. Politicians argue that we have...

Stay up to date with the latest, news, articles and special offers from Griffith Review.