Summary

Photograph taken at the 1992 Numurkah Women on Farms Gathering during a tour organised by the Goulburn-Broken Region Salinty Program Advisory Council alongside Landcare's Watertable Watch. This tour was aimed at educating the Gathering participants about soil salinity, which was of particular importance considering the raising watertables and ongoing drought that Victoria was experience in the early 1990s.
This item is part of Museums Victoria's Invisible Farmer Project Collection. The Invisible Farmer Project was the largest ever study of Australian women on the land, uncovering the histories and stories of Australian women in agriculture. It began as a pilot project (2015-2016) and evolved into a three year (2017-2020) nation-wide partnership between rural communities, academic, government and cultural organisations, funded by the Australian Research Council.the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums.

Description of Content

A group of women from the 1992 Numurkah Gathering receiving an outdoor talk about Watertable Watch.

Physical Description

Colour Digital Photograph.

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