Fish farming story from Tasmania [audio:https://www.raeallen.net/audio/fish-farming.mp3]
A Friday Journal documentary piece on the Tasmanian berry industry
Story on Aloe Vera, a ‘new’ crop into Tasmania [audio:https://www.raeallen.net/audio/aloe-vera.mp3]
In 1983, one of the radio documentaries I produced was on the rise of organic agriculture in Australia, it’s costs and benefits. At the time organic farming was thought of as very much ‘hippie farming’ at a time when scientific and business professionalism was the catch cry for Australian agriculture. [audio:https://www.raeallen.net/audio/muck-and-mystery.mp3]
My first stretch of work in the Territory was in 1982 when I was a Rural Reporter filling behind the incumbent on extended leave. This interview is with Peter Fogarty a researcher with the Conservation Commission who had ben studying the damage caused by free roaming feral buffaloes in the fragile wetlands.