Takes us all on an evocative journey through 100 years of agriculture in Australia. With compelling images and absorbing text and captions, the book celebrates our captions, the book celebrates our agricultural heritage and the commitment, dedication and resilience of those who work the land.The Centenary of Federation is a very appropriate time for all Australians to reflect on the enormous impact that rural life has had on the way we define ourselves aas a people and as a nation. The land and those who work it endure as a sustaining feature of our past and present and the sector continues to be an important source of Australia’s export income. This special Centenary of Federation publication initiated by ABARE looks back at the agricultural policies and practices that sustained a nation for a hundred years; and looks ahead to sustainable agriculture along with advances in technology and productivity. pp. 192
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