Photograph 7495675
Some 30 new settlers from Britain, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Holland, Poland and Yugoslavia are among 200 men working on a project to double the size of the famous Murrumbidgee Irrigation Areas within 10 years. Dennis McGarry, 26, from 113 Courtaney Rd., working, surrey, is a welder in the Darlington Point workshop for the Coleambally Scheme. He rents a modern house for 1.13.0 pounds a week and earns 17 pounds a week. Plus an average of about 3 pound overtime

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A12111, 1/1959/16/120
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