Photograph 7495699
Many post-war migrant are among 30 000 people who live in the NSW Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, regarded as the richest 600 square miles of country in Australia. The area has more than 2 000 farms producing annually 10 000 000 Pounds worth of fat lambs, rice, beef, wheat, fruit and vegetables. Water for the farms comes along a 100-mile canal from the Murrumbidgee River and flows through more than 2 000 miles of channels to the fields. Swiss new settler Rolf Hans Meyer, 27 from Zurich, who is a clerk in an insurance office at Griffith, in the MIA. He has his own house in the town, has been in Australia for 2

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A12111, 1/1959/16/143
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