Combating the '79 locust plague

Australia, 1981

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Episode of Series “Sentinel”.
In 1979, the biggest locust plague in 25 years threatened pasture and crops valued at hundreds of millions of dollars in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Army and Air Force units helped farmers, graziers, State, Federal and rural authorities to fight the menace.

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director

Vincent Donovan

production company

Australia. Dept. of Defence. Public Relations

Duration

00:13:15:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

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Sentinel

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Sentinel

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