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Pastoral Stations 1939-1970 continued

With the outbreak of the Second World War stable prices returned for beef and wool, both necessary for the war economies of Australia and its chief market, Great Britain. The industry began to recover. Over the next forty years station life changed little with pastoralists relying on stockmen, a large proportion of them Aboriginal, to manage their stock. These images from Roy Hill, taken in 1955, reflect living and working on a cattle station. 

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