Forster, H. C. [Chairman
Title Prospects of Agriculture in the Northern Territory Report of the Forster Committee
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Canberra Commonwealth of Australia [Department of Territories] 
Seller ID ID283504
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good+ Condition. Covers a little grubby and title inked to spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and fold-out colour maps [all maps in very good condition]. 241 pages In 1959 Paul Hasluck, Minister for Territories appointed a Committee to enquire into agricultural prospects in the Northern Territory. This comprehensive report ensued. The contents include: Recommendations; I. Introduction; II. Agricultural History; III. Resources; IV. Land Clearing; V. Pastures; VI. Beef Cattle; VII. Rice; VIII. Peanuts; IX. Fruit and Vegetables; X. Other Crops and Fodders; XI. Land Use Systems; XII. Water Supplies; XIII. Fertilizers; XIV. Transport; XV. Land Tenure; XVI. Credit and Financial Assistance; XVII. Government Services; XVIII. From Research to Commercial Farming; XIX. Land Development and Land Settlement; XX. Finale; Also has 9 Appendixes including Appendix I. Promoting Closer Settlement in the Northern Territory; Appendix IV. General History of the Northern Territory; etc.