Millet Farming & Broom-Making

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Interviewees: Noel Bridle, Geoff Wortes, Rob Richards & Peter Sturt
Location: Tumut
Theme: People

From sowing the seed in the paddock through to harvest and ultimately the broom making industry in Tumut, this film tracks the impact of local industry on economic development and community life. You’ll discover hazards of the harvesting and manufacturing process and how nothing from harvest was wasted- with seed kept for re-planting next year.

Stage 5 Education Resource:
Millet Farming & Broom Making - Tumut (153KB)

Museum: Tumut & District Historical Society Museum