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PRESS RELEASE 9 Statement By

THE AUSTRALIAN MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE

'TWO RURAL PUBLICATIONS RELEASED CANBERRA

Senator Ken Wriedt, the Australian Minister for

Agriculture, announced today the release of two publications

concerning primary industries in Australia,

The first is the second edition of * Rural Policy in

Australia8 - the green paper on agriculture which was written

by four leading Australian agricultural administrators and

economists to provide a basis for discussion and rural policy

formation.

Senator Wriedt said that the green paper had been '

very popular and the first edition sold out quickly. A second

edition has now been printed and copies have been sent to

community and agricultural libraries and to extension personnel

with State Departments of Agriculture.

Copies of ’Rural Policy in Australia8 can be purchased,

from Australian Government Publications and Inquiry Centres in

Canberra and in State capital cities. It costs $4.95 with an

additional 70c if postage is required.

The other publication released this week is

8Australian Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Directory, 1 975 8.

The Directory contains an up-to-date list of government and

private organisations and office-holders concerned with primary

industries in Australia,

The 1975 edition of 8Australian Agriculture, Fisheries

and Forestry Directory8 has 824 entries, an index of organisation

names and a separate index of office-holders8 names. The

Directory costs $3.60 at Australian Government Publications and

Inquiry Centres with an extra 70c if postage is required.

The address to write to for postal copies of either publication is:- Mail Order Sales,

Aust. Govt. Publications Service, PO Box 84, CANBERRA A.C.T. 2600

CANBERRA

17th FEBRUARY 1975

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