The Central West (Vol 2)

Robert Tierney

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In the first half of the century, the Central West farmers benefited from the close settlement policies and railway construction, which put them in contact with the Australian Worker's Union as well as the Labour Party. The farmer's support for Labor was strong in some electorates, even though this began to wane after rail construction peaked in 1913.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPeople and politics in regional New South Wales, Vol. II, the 1950s to 2006
EditorsJim Hagan
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherFederation Press
Number of pages37
Edition2 (revised) / 7
ISBN (Print)1862875723
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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