soldier settlement

soldier settlement

n
(Agriculture) Austral the allocation of Crown land for farming to ex-servicemen
soldier settler n
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The State Rivers and Water Supply Commission administered irrigable lands: Closer settlement schemes followed each of the world wars as Soldier Settlement Schemes.
The Soldier Settlement Schemes were a feature of this policy, but Soldier Settlement Schemes after World War 1 are largely considered to have been a tragic failure.
We haven't been given that respect in terms of having First Nations involvement and discussions under the NRTA," said Chief Lonechild, referring to a $35 million payment made by the Crown to the Province in December 2009 for Soldier Settlement Lands rights and resources.
In 1917 the Canadian government introduced the Soldier Settlement Act, which was hailed as a bold scheme to re-establish returning veterans on the land.
With the passing of the Soldier Settlement Act in 1917, and the end of the conflict, the Act did not exclude Indian veterans but it soon became clear this Act conflicted with amendments to the Indian Act that had been passed in 1906.
After the war both men were allotted Block 144 at Bankstown Soldier Settlement, and tried unsuccessfully to make a living for themselves and their families on the six-acre poultry farm.
Spooner stayed at Bankstown Soldier Settlement less than two years.
Focusing on the geography of empire, they describe the importance of place and memory in the dislocation of nineteenth-century Irishness and Irish places in its sites of resistance, in the landed estates, and in its gender identities in household spaces in townships, and of Australia's identity in its wheatlands and its Presbyterian discourse, They find trans-location in environment-identity in Australia, in soldier settlement in New Zealand, and regulation of prostitution in India and Hong Long.
After the First World War, the Soldier Settlement Board bought 85,000 acres of reserve lands in order to give it to returning veterans.
Soon after the war, in the late forties, an area of farmland at Meunna, west of Preolenna and half an hour south of the town of Wynyard, had been selected as a soldier settlement area.
Many of these works, however, have focused on the public stories of return--commemoration, remembrance, returned services organisations, the propagation of the Anzac legend, repatriation, soldier settlement and pensioning.
administer soldier settlement schemes with funds advanced by the
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