A plea for farming families

Stephen Burns
By Stephen Burns
September 11 2021 - 8:00am
After reading Gabrielle Chan's latest book, Stephen Burns contemplates the future of family farmers in Australia as the Murrumbidgee River rises in flood.

Food and drink are the staff of life - without either there is no point in a career, and fashion and material aspirations are quite immaterial.

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Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College