The "Bible of the bush" reaches 5000 editions

By Vernon Graham and Andrew Norris
Updated February 19 2019 - 6:38pm, first published 6:30pm
THE TWO JOHNS: Chairman of Rural Press, John B. Fairfax (left), and  managing director, John Parker (right), farewell the then Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, after he made a flying visit to the company's North Richmond headquarters in 1991.
THE TWO JOHNS: Chairman of Rural Press, John B. Fairfax (left), and managing director, John Parker (right), farewell the then Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, after he made a flying visit to the company's North Richmond headquarters in 1991.

THE Land has been in existence for 108 years and 5000 editions (with the February 14, 2019 issue), which is testimony to the resilience of generations of staff and their determination to serve the rural community of NSW and beyond.

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