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Understorey: Wording the Wheatbelt pt3

Wednesday 1st August / presented by Elizabeth PO’ Adrian Glamorgan

When gazing from his favourite vantage point atop the granite outcrops in remote Western Australia, Tony Hughes-D'Aeth imagines what once was, beautiful uncleared spaces, and wonders if it might be possible to create a wheatbelt of a kind not so total and not so eradicated – a vision of restoration perhaps, with an end to clearing, reserves joining up into green corridors, salinity-lost lands regenerated, for a new sustainability.

In this final part of Understorey's interview with the author of the literary history of WA's wheatbelt - "Like Nothing on this Earth" - Tony Hughes-D'Aeth says it's important to take our experience of history and use it practically. This means acting and leading with creative care for our ailing wheatbelt expanses. (Photo: Granite Sunrise, by A. Glamorgan)

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