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Snowy River story : the grassroots campaign…

Snowy River story : the grassroots campaign to save a national icon

by Claire Miller

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"... This book by Claire Miller, long time environment reporter for The Age, deals with the decision to return water to the Snowy River for environmental flows. Her ambitious account of the personal, political and administrative dimensions surrounding the decision is absorbing, although disturbing in several respects."
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In this book, the author " recounts the stirring tale of the small town campaign by Dalgety and Orbost to restore water to the legendary river - a lopsided battle waged against powerful commercial interests and governments that did not want to know. Farmers, city dwellers, bureaucrats and politicians were caught up in the dramatic events that captures the imagination of the Australian people and climaxed with a government fighting for its life, and a historic political deal." - back cover.… (more)

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