Tom Connors (dec.)

Tom Connors wrote informed editorials on a varietyof subjects for the Canberra Times for 10 years; graduated in Economics, Sydney University; obtained Masters in Agricultural Economics, University of New England; and doctorate while in his sixties.

His doctoral thesis on the National Farmers’ Federation, “To speak with one voice: the quest by Australian farmers for federal unity” was published by that organisation in 1996. His master’s thesis was on the Australian wheat industry.


No news – farmer prospers in drought

DebateTHERE HAVE BEEN so many droughts in Australia since European settlement that it's a wonder they command so much broadcasting time and media space. Good farmers recognise that managing and surviving drought go with the occupation. In the good...

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