Dams in Western Australia make land increasingly fertile.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "The Ord". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
River Ord, Western Australia.
GV Pan over the area of the River Ord irrigation scheme, small dam and a couple of water wheels. VS of cotton growing in fields and the mechanical harvester comes along and takes it back to the mill. Inside showing the process of refining the raw cotton etc. LS Bundles of cotton. VS Man looking at sugar cane crop which is not yet up to standard. GV Pan of the irrigated area.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 25/09/1966.