The formation of policy for the control of vermin and noxious weeds in New South Wales and Victoria 1880-1930

@inproceedings{Peterson1979TheFO,
  title={The formation of policy for the control of vermin and noxious weeds in New South Wales and Victoria 1880-1930},
  author={K. Peterson},
  year={1979}
}
Between 1880 and the depression of the 1930s the governments of Victoria and New South Wales framed a great deal of legislation intended to deal with the growing rabbit menace, the spread of noxious weeds and the problems attributed to some native animals. The environmental perceptions and attitudes of the landholders in both states had been shaped by a common heritage, similar experiences and the same ambitions. Initially both governments shared an almost identical approach: the two main… Expand