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Author Smallwood, Rosalind, author

Title Hard to go bung : World War 2 soldier settlement in Victoria 1945-1962 / Rosalind Smallwood
Edition Second edition
Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly, 2011
North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly, [2011]
©2011

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.505 Sma/Htg 2011  AVAILABLE
 ADPML SPWV  994.505 Sma/Htg 2011  LIB USE ONLY
Description xvi, 258 pages, 54 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents The nature of the problem -- Fire in their belly -- This contentious matter -- A cohesive core -- No bureaucratic nonsense -- No marginal frontiers -- Crown property -- Going it alone -- Good farmers and good fighters -- Like a palace -- Just like winning tatts -- Caught in the squeeze -- Punch and counter-punch -- Ending the era
Summary This book contains the story of Australia's most successful scheme for settling returned soldiers on their own farms. The book includes the recollections of many of the 6000 families who gained a livelihood on farms across the state
Analysis Australian
Notes First published by Hyland House Pub., 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes First published Hyland House, 1992
Subject Victoria. Rural Finance Commission -- History.
Agricultural colonies -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 20th century.
Government lending -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Housing subsidies -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 20th century.
Land settlement -- Government policy -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 20th century.
Return migration -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 20th century.
Soldier settlements -- Victoria -- History
Veterans -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Australia -- Victoria -- Loans
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Victoria -- Social conditions -- 1945-1965
Victoria -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Victoria -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9781921875274
Other Titles Hard to go bung : World War two soldiers settlement in Victoria 1945-1962