The determined daughters keeping rural WA on the move

IT was just the way things were. When it came to splitting up the family farm, the boys would inevitably become the farmer while the girls would aim to marry one.

Whether you were talking cattle stations across the vast North West, wheat and sheep concerns down in the Great Southern or the smaller but lucrative operations in WA’s South West rain belt, sons were first in line when it came to who got what.

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Publication: Perth Now
Date: 18 November 2018

By Tony Barass