1971, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Jack Kelly interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]. Kelly, J. H. (John Henry), 1895-1983. (Interviewee)

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Jack Kelly interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection
 
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Physical Description
  • 6 tape reels : 1 7/​8 ips., mono. ; 5 in.
Published
  • 1971 Feb. 5-12 - 1974 Sept. 11.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Jack Kelly interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection.
Creator
  • Kelly, J. H. (John Henry), 1895-1983. (Interviewee)
Other Creators
  • Pratt, Mel. (Interviewer)
Published
  • 1971 Feb. 5-12 - 1974 Sept. 11.
Medium
  • [sound recording]
Physical Description
  • 6 tape reels : 1 7/​8 ips., mono. ; 5 in.
Series
Part Of
  • Mel Pratt collection
Subjects
Summary
  • Mr Kelly, a rural and industrial consultant, talks of his early life in Sydney; his enlistment in the AIF in World War I; land settlement in the Irrigation Scheme; Farmers and Settlers Association; the Land Valuation court; the Depression; rural crisis today; Burrinjuck Dam; proposal to divert Snowy waters; enlistment in World War II; War Service Land Settlement Scheme; Sydney Conference; Brigalow country; difficulties of the Settlement Scheme; beef industry in the Northern Territory; Payne Committee; uniform taxation; absentee holders; station by station survey; Aboriginal stockmen; Rosewood Station; Vesteys; treatment of Aborigines; Humpty Doo rice scheme; Glenroy Station abbattoir scheme; beef roads programme; absentee holders; surveys 1949-1950; crown lands ordinance; BAE 1952 report; 1967 survey Stanbroke Pastoral Company; Hooker Pastoral Company; Ord River Scheme; beef production potentialities; Aboriginal reserves; proposal to create Snowy Mountains Scheme; Beef Roads Programme; Tancred Bros; Kurt Johansen; Vesteys; road proposals; Northern Australia Development Commission; beef cattle industry; Vestey; Bovril; Ord-Victoria; Katherine-Darwin; Burdekin River Basin; 1948 survey; agreement with Vesteys; rentals; Northern Territory meat production programme; farm and station improvements.
Biography
  • Mr Kelly was a founding member of the Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics and a lobbyist for the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme. Among his achievements are the War Service Land Settlement Scheme after World War II, and the road systems established to make the cattle industry more effective.
Notes
Numbering Note
  • Transcript: (343 p.)
Access Conditions
  • Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
Language
  • English
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