Age of Awareness
Published in

Age of Awareness

The Great Emu War of 1932

Who Won? Hint, the Emu is on Australia’s Coat of Arms.

Australian Coat of Arms. Image — Wikimedia Commons.

The year was 1932, in the Campion District, on the dry infertile sand plains of Western Australia.

World War 1 had finished in 1918 and some of the returning soldiers were allocated land to farm wheat, in what at best could be described as marginal land, periodically too dry for cropping. Then in 1929…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com