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Tassie be dammed: agriculture and water supply

In response to prolonged periods of drought, the Tasmanian Government embarked on a plan to 'drought-proof' Tasmania. The plan includes increasing both water storage capacity and the distribution of water to farming communities. In this clip, farmers describe the effects of drought and explain what they see as the benefits ...

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A Trip Along the River Murray, 1925: Irrigation construction and equipment

This silent black-and-white clip shows irrigation construction and equipment along the River Murray in 1925. It features an orange-peel scoop, used to dredge the bottom of the River, as well as images of a flying fox, views of Lake Victoria in New South Wales and draught horses pulling machinery used to construct channels, ...

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Access to safe water and sanitation

This is a compilation of seven teaching sequences about access to safe water and sanitation. It includes sections on access to safe water and adequate sanitation services; water collection and use; ways water is accessed in some developing countries; use of appropriate technology to produce safe, clean water and toilets; ...