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In March 1982, the Western Australian Government allocated $100,000 to the Department of Agriculture to demonstrate appropriate, reliable, on-farm conservation technology on four farms in the north-eastern wheatbelt. The Government grant was matched dollar for dollar with the farmers funds with a maximum of $25,000 grant to any one farm. The demonstrations used existing techniques, such as dams and roaded catchments, to establish permanent drought-proof water supplies.


Mukinbudin (WA Shire), Dams, Demonstration farms, Water supply, Koorda (WA Shire), Water conservation, Western Australia, Dalwallinu (WA Shire), Watersheds, Mt. Marshall (WA Shire)


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