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Stock Inspectors
1894 - 1936


1894

Content Citations
Photograph of Stock Inspectors from 1894 Australian Town and Country Journal
21st July 1894 page 31

1911

Content Citations
Sydney University Veterinary Science School taking enrolments Daily Telegraph
6th January 1911 page 4

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Pre—1918 Conference

Content Citations
Trenchant criticism of Stock Inspector CR Brett over report and work by JJ Sullivan (Bathurst PP Board) National Advocate (Bathurst)
12th May 1917 page 4
Stock Inspector CR Brett castigated by JJ Sullivan (Bathurst PP Board) Bathurst Times
9th November 1917 page 2
Complaint against Stock Inspector CR Brett and Chairman Boyd by JJ Sullivan (Bathurst PP Board) National Advocate (Bathurst)
10th November 1917 page 4
Leave for Dubbo Stock Inspector and Secretary to attend conference of stock inspectors, secretaries and rabbit inspectors in Sydney (Dubbo PP Board) Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate
5th March 1918 page 4
Leave for Stock Inspector Copeland and Rabbit Inspector Glennan to attend conference of PP Board Officials in NSW on 25th, 26th and 27th March 1918 (Moree PP Board) Moree Gwydir Examiner
12th March 1918 page 4
Bathurst Stock Inspector CR Brett one of the founders of the Institute

Lively discussion over purpose of the Institute, with Secretary stating it is for Stock Inspectors only (Bathurst PP Board)

Stock Inspector CR Brett granted leave, but no allowance, to attend conference
National Advocate (Bathurst)
13th March 1918 page 1
Communication on conference agenda, including presenters, received by Bathurst PP Board

Conference to include lectures, smoke social and theatre party

Airing of theory that Institute is a means of raising Stock Inspector's salaries
Bathurst Times
13th March 1918 page 1
Secretary and Rabbit Inspector refuse to attend conference (Bathurst PP Board) Sydney Morning Herald
18th March 1918 page 5
Inaugural conference details leaked...

To be opened by Minister for Agriculture

Lectures from:
• Chief Inspector of Stock, Mr Symons
• Dr Dodd of Sydney University
• Mr WW Froggart, Government Entomologist
• Mr E Breakwell, Government Agrostologist

Visits to:
• Stock quarantine station at Abbotsford
• Homebush abattoirs

(Provisional) Secretary to Institute of PP Board Officials of NSW is Mr EC Bluett

The Institute is composed of Stock Inspectors, (Board) Secretaries and Rabbit Inspectors
Daily Telegraph
21st March 1918 page 3

Sydney Morning Herald
22nd March 1918 page 5

Sydney Stock and Station Journal
22nd March 1918 page 15

1918 Inaugural Conference

Institute of PP Board Officials of New South Wales

King's Hall, Hunter Street, Sydney

25, 26, 27 March 1918

Content Citations
Monday, 25th March - first day of conference
(as reported that day)

• 40 Stock Inspectors present
• Mr Brett (Bathurst) elected provisional chairman

• 10 am Members preliminary business—Institute officially formed
• 11 am Conference opened by Mr G Valder, Under-secretary
• Address by Mr RJ Higgins
• 12 pm Mr STD (Sydney Thomas Doidge) Symons on Imported Stock and the Quarantine Laws Governing their Introduction
• 2 pm Mr WW Froggart on External Parasites of Stock

Conference adopts a loyalty resolution
Sydney Morning Herald
25th March 1918 page 5

Newcastle Sun
25th March 1918 page 2

The Sun
25th March 1918 page 7
Monday, 25th March - first day of conference
(as reported later)

Officially named: Institute of Pastures Protection Board Officials of New South Wales

Full loyalty oath to the cause of Great Britain and her allies in prosecuting the war

Opened by Mr G Valder, Under-secretary for Agriculture

Lectures:
• Mr STD Symons, MRCVS, Chief Inspector of Stock and Chief Quarantine Officer on Imported Stock and Quarantine Laws and a history of the Commonwealth Quarantine Station
• Mr W Froggart, Government Entomologist, on External Parasites of Stock
Sydney Morning Herald
26th March 1918 page 5
Mr CJ Brett (Bathurst) elected provisional chairman and presides

Report on address by Mr Valder, including mutual cooperation and benefit between the Institute and the Department of Agriculture and foreshadows establishment of a veterinary research farm (Glenfield)

Report of an address by Mr RJ Higgins on behalf of stockowners commending the Institute

Detailed reports on lectures by Mr STD Symons and Mr W Froggart
Daily Telegraph
26th March 1918 page 8

Sydney Stock and Station Journal
29th March 1918 page 17
Full notes on lecture by Mr STD Symons

Farmer and Settler
19th April 1918 page 6

Farmer and Settler
23rd April 1918 page 6
Newspapers that also reported on the inaugural conference opening day


Farmer and Settler
26th March 1918 page 5

Northern Star (Lismore)
26th March 1918 page 2

Goulburn Evening Penny Post
26th March 1918 page 3

Daily Examiner (Grafton)
26th March 1918 page 4

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga)
26th March 1918 page 4

Albury Banner and Wodonga Express
29th March 1918 page 19

The Land
29th March 1918 page 16
 
Tuesday, 26th March - second day of conference

Lecture by Mr S Dodd DVSc FRCVS on Internal Parasites of Live Stock

Afternoon visit to quarantine grounds and Homebush abattoirs
The Sun
26th March 1918 page 7
Wednesday, 27th March - third and final day of conference

Mr EC Bluett, identified as the conference organiser, elected Secretary

Inaugural AGM held

List of motions carried:
• Veterinary museum establishment
• Work defined under control of CVO
• Compilation of a treatise on stock diseases
• Registration of Stock Inspectors as veterinary surgeons
• Brands Bill progress
• Stock Inspector salary, equipment and travelling expenses
• Rabbit Inspector salary and forage allowance
• Stock Inspector volunteers elected honorary members

Election of inaugural office bearers:
• President: RW (Robert Weston) Dawson
• Vice-presidents: C Brooks and CR Brett
• Council: C Dargin (Sydney), PW Gavel (Dubbo), EA Lucas (Nyngan), WJ Smith (Young), PH White (Mudgee), CJ Woollet (Tamworth), EJ O'Connor (Coonamble), EA Hickey (Yass), RJ Spinks (Lismore), GC Shaw (Nyngan)
Sydney Morning Herald
28th March 1918 page 7

Sydney Stock and Station Journal
29th March 1918 page 20
Newspapers that also reported on the AGM

Farmer and Settler
3rd April 1918 page 3

North Western Courier (Narrabri)
4th April 1918 page 3

Hillston Spectator
6th April 1918 page 6
 
Motion by Secretaries and Rabbit Inspectors supporting the movement and opposing the opinions coming out of Bathurst Sydney Morning Herald
1st April 1918 page 5

The Land
5th April 1918 page 13

Post—1918 Conference

Content Citations
Bathurst PP Board amused by ratepayer correspondence Bathurst Times
12th April 1918 page 4
Muswellbrook PP Board provides for conference expenses

Muswellbrook Stock Inspector Brooks provides positive conference overview
Muswellbrook Chronicle
13th April 1918 page 1
Upper Hunter Stock Inspector Brooks provides positive conference overview Scone Advocate
19th April 1918 page 2
Resolution on salaries scrutinised (Bathurst PP Board)

Mr Sullivan strongly objects (Bathurst PP Board)

Mr Brett defends (Bathurst PP Board)
Bathurst Times
3rd May 1918 page 3

National Advocate (Bathurst)
13th May 1918 page 1
Institute Secretary issues rejoinder to criticism

Institute objectives defined

Signs as Secretary of Stock Inspectors and Pastures Protection Board Officials of New South Wales

Bathurst Times
25th May 1918 page 1
Bathurst PP Board member (JJ Sullivan) retorts Bathurst Times
11th June 1918 page 2
Bathurst PP Board member (JJ Sullivan) and Stock Inspetor (CR Brett) biffo Bathurst Times
14th June 1918 page 2

National Advocate (Bathurst)
15th June 1918 page 2
Deniliquin PP Board discusses resolution on salary and equipment allowance, declines to expend more than was required The Deniliquin Independent
5th July 1918 page 2

Riverine Grazier
9th July 1918 page 4
Bathurst PP Board discusses resolution on salaries for Stock Inspector and Rabbit Inspector Bathurst Times
12th July 1918 page 3
Gundagai considers resolution on salaries for Stock Inspectors and Rabbit Inspectors Tumut Advocate
16th July 1918 page 4
Professor JD Stewart defends (and defines) Stock Inspectors Sydney Morning Herald
1st August 1918 page 5
Mudgee PP Board considers salaries and allowances of Stock Inspectors and Rabbit Inspectors Mudgee Guardian
15th August 1918 page 23
Albury PP Board holds over consideration of Rabbit Inspector salaries Albury Banner and Wodonga Express
27th September 1918 page 23
Bathurst PP Board criticises Minister, excoriates Stock Inspector National Advocate (Bathurst)
11th January 1919 page 2
Bathurst PP Board questions Stock Inspector expenses National Advocate (Bathurst)
12th July 1919 page 5
Bathurst PP Board's Mr JJ Sullivan interrogates, but denies having a set on, Stock Inspector Brett National Advocate (Bathurst)
13th December 1919 page 3
Bathurst PP Board closed meeting on friction between officials Bathurst Times
25th February 1920 page 2
Bathurst PP Board squabble over Stock Inspector's recommendation (JJ Sullivan again) Bathurst Times
14th May 1920 page 2

National Advocate (Bathurst)
15th May 1920 page 4

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1919 Conference

Content Citations
No conference, abandoned on account of the epidemic Sydney Morning Herald
19th May 1920 page 9

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1920 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

Education Department, Sydney

18, 19, 20, 21 May 1920

Content Citations
Notice of conference

Leave for Stock Inspector to attend
Bathurst Times
15th May 1920 page 5
Bathurst PP Board Stock Inspector obliquely granted leave to attend conference National Advocate
15th May 1920 page 2
Tuesday, 18th May - first day of conference

Opened by WF Dunn, Minister for Agriculture

Discussion on the drought with Minister and Chief Inspector of Stock with passing of resolution expressing sympathy with the pastoral, farming and dairying community of the State

Number of attendees down due to demands of travelling stock throughout the state

Reports on lectures:
• Mr STD Symons MRCVS, Chief Inspector of Stock on Food Digestion by Stock with special reference to hand feeding sheep and cattle
• Mr J Wrenford Mathews, sheep and wool expert on Sheep Breeding with reference to differing types for different parts of the state
• Dr S Dodd DVSc FRCVS, Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology and Bacteriology at University of Sydney, on Prevention of Communicable Diseases in Livestock, declaring that losses, though often attributable to Providence, were often due to man's shortcomings.
Sydney Morning Herald
19th May 1920 page 9

Daily Telegraph
19th May 1920 page 10

Narandera Argus
21st May 1920 page 5
Wednesday, 19th May - second day of conference

Morning session devoted to AGM and conference resolutions

Reports on lectures:
• Mr R Stewart BVSc on Black-leg, whose treatment is considered rarely effective by preventable by immunisation, and illustrated with laboratory specimens
• Mr JF McEachran MRCVS on Dietetic Diseases of Stock, including horses

Demonstration by Mr JF McEachran on The Soundness of a Horse in the Botanic Gardens
Sydney Morning Herald
20th May 1920 page 5
Thursday, 20th May - third day of conference

Demonstration by Mr M Henry on morbid specimens explaining the methods of detecting various forms of disease

Reports on lectures:
• Mr STD Symons on Dairy Regulation and Meat Inspection
• Mr WW Froggatt, Government Entomologist on The Sheep Fly and trapping 10,000,000 of them

Election of office bearers:
President: RW Dawson (Goulburn)
The Daily Telegraph
21st May 1920 page 9

Farmer and Settler
28th May 1920 page 7
Friday, 21st May - fourth day of conference

Excursion to Hawkesbury Agricultural College for a lecture by Mr B Breakwell, Agristologist (Dept. Ag) on Aspects of Agrostology
The Daily Telegraph
21st May 1920 page 9
Motion passed that Institute be registered as a trade union, put by Stock Inspector Donald McPherson Gundagai Independent
31st May 1920 page 2
Mr EA Hamilton (Moss Vale) elected president (from 1921 conference report) The Sun
24th May 1921 page 8

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1921 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

School of Arts, Pitt St, Sydney

24, 25, 26, 27 May 1921

Content Citations
Notice of conference set for 24, 25, 26, 27 May 1921

Mudgee Stock Inspector given leave to attend without expenses of £5/5/-

Warialda Stock Inspector given leave to attend with expenses of £15
Mudgee Guardian
28th April 1921 page 4

Warialda Standard
23rd May 1921 page 2
Tuesday, 24th May - first day of conference

Nearly 60 (The Sun) or about 30 (Bathurst Times) members attend and sing the National Anthem in honour of Empire Day

Opened by Mr G Valder, Under-Secretary, Department of Agriculture, touching on the difficulties of the drought and combating the prickly pear pest

Welcoming address by Mr STD Symons, Chief Inspector of Stock

Discussion led by Mr STD Symons on compulsory dipping of sheep

Lecture by Mr M Henry MRCVS BVSc on Poisonous Plants, including Marshmallows and Staggers

Afternoon excursion to Taronga Zoo with lecture by Mr AS le Souef, Director
The Sun
24th May 1921 page 8

Bathurst Times
25th May 1921 page 4

Evening News (Sydney)
24th May 1921 page 7

Sydney Morning Herald
30th May 1921 page 7
Full report on Mr Max Henry's lecture on poisonous plants Richmond River Herald
31st May 1921 page 1
Wednesday, 25th May - second day of conference

Annual report presented to AGM:
• Registration of Institute as a trade union
• Efforts to include members in the Veterinary Surgeons Bill
• Refusal of Railway Department to issue concession
• Salaries and equipment allowances
• Total membership totals 54, an advance of 6

Resolutions:
• Appointment and control of inspectors of stock
• Salaries and equipment allowances
• Preference of appointments to serving Stock Inspectors and to returned soldiers

Lectures by:
• Mr EA Hamilton on Tuberculosis in Cattle and its decline in dairying districts due to stockowner attitude
• Mr WJ Smith (Young) on Stock Inspector's Duties
The Sun
25th May 1921 page 8

Sydney Morning Herald
26th May 1921 page 7

Daily Telegraph
26th May 1921 page 7

Sydney Stock and Station Journal
27th May 1921 page 11
Thursday, 26th May - third day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr AG Hamilton FLS, at Royal Society's rooms, Elizabeth Street, on The Role of Birds in Nature, pointing out the disturbance in the balance of nature by the cultivation of land
• Mr WN Rees (Inverell) on The Rabbit Problem, touching on their direct effect, means of eradication, the formation of destruction associations and the need for vigilance from all PP Boards
Richmond River Herald
3rd June 1921 page 7

Armidale Chronicle
8th June 1921 page 2
Friday, 27th May - fourth day of conference

Morning visit to Meggitts Ltd, Parramatta, stock food manufacturer

Afternoon visit to Colonial Wool Combing, Weaving and Spinning Works, Botany

Afternoon visit to John Bayley and Sons' Tannery, Botany
The Sun
27th May 1921 page 4

Daily Telegraph
28th May 1921 page 14
Industrial Registrar grants application for Stock Inspector's Institute for registration as an industrial union Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga)
25th May 1921 page 4

Post 1921 Conference

Content Citations
Institute and PP Board Council of Advice reach tentative agreement on salaries and conditions, which was furnished to PP Boards, with advice recommending favourable consideration "to save the expense of fighting the whole matter in the Arbitration Court" Western Age (Dubbo)
14th Oct 1921 page 4
Stock Inspector award made by Industrial Arbitration Court in the application by Institute of Stock Inspectors, with divisions into Class and Grade, with districts correspondingly graded Sydney Morning Herald
2nd May 1922 page 6

Carcoar Chronicle
5th May 1922 page 2

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Pre 1922 Conference

Content Citations
Bathurst PP Board retirement of JJ Sullivan after nearly 40 years Bathurst Times
21st April 1922 page 3

National Advocate (Bathurst)
24th April 1922 page 1
A conference or a union meeting? Young Witness and Burrangong Argus
24th June 1922 page 2

1922 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

Lecture Hall, School of Arts, Sydney

4, 5, 6, 7 July 1922

Content Citations
Tuesday 4th July - first day of conference

Opened by Minister for Agriculture Mr FA Chaffey MLA

Lectures by:
• Mr STD Symons MRCVS Chief Inspector of Stock on So-called Bot Flies

• Dr S Dodd, Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology and Bacteriology, University of Sydney on Bacteria and Infection

• WL Rees (Inverell) on The Group System of Rabbit Destruction
Sydney Morning Herald
5th July 1922 page 9

Farmer and Settler
7th July 1922 page 8

Sydney Stock and Station Journal
7th July 1922 page 5
Wednesday 5th July - second day of conference

President EA Hamilton presents annual report, including progress of award from the Arbitration Court to cover salaries, equipment and travelling allowances

Resolutions passed on:
• Leasing of travelling stock runs
• Supply of rabbit-proof netting
• Funds for routes used by stock

Election of office bearers:
• President: EA Hamilton
• Vice-presidents: RW Dawson and CJ Woollett
• Treasurer: EA Hamilton
• Council: H Copeland, EA Lucas, WL Rees, WJ Smith, F Hildred, E Reuss, F Madden, J Kenny, HM Warburton, CL Fielder
Sydney Morning Herald
6th July 1922 page 7
Thursday 6th or Friday 7th July - third and fourth day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr CJ Sanderson, Chairman Tick Board of Control on Spread of Ticks to New Districts

Discussions:
• Mr CJ Fielder (Armidale) on impounding pigs on reserves
• Mr CR Brett on public watering place controls
• Size and position of brands under the new Brands Act, with a resolution on recommending a regulation on size
• Mr VH Pillinger (Carcoar) on cattle earmark registrations
• Mr WL Rees (Inverell) on supply of dog-proof netting
Farmer and Settler
14th July 1922 page 9

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1923 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

Sydney

3, 4, 5, 6 July 1923

Content Citations
Tuesday 3rd - first day of conference

Conference opened by Minister for Agriculture, announcing opening of Glenfield Veterinary Research Station and offering advice on administering the Stock Acts

Address by Mr George Valder, Under-Secretary and Director of Agriculture encouraging all Stock Inspectors to attend conference

Lectures by:
• Mr Sydney Smith Jnr of Stock Branch on Registration of Brands Act and progress in processing applications
• Dr HR Seddon DVSc, Director of Veterinary Pathological Research Station at Glenfield on Cooperation with Stock Inspectors and the sphere of operations of Glenfield
The Land
13th July 1923 page 20 (first article)
Wednesday 4th - second day of conference

Lecture by Mr R Stewart BVsc on Making Preservatives for Specimens

Motions carried:
• Tuberculin test all bulls sold
• Appointment of Stock Inspectors as honorary inspectors for Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
• Western Division Stock Inspectors may move after three years into a cooler climate
• PP Board establishment of pounds for straying stock

Delivery of annual report, including death of SI, Jerilderie and movement of the conference to the week preceding Easter

Election of office bearers:
• President: Mr EA Hamilton (Moss Vale)
• Vice-presidents: RW Dawson (Goulburn) and H Copeland (Moree)
• Council: M T Little (Hay), FH Whyte (Wagga), WL Rees (Inverell), TJ Madden (Mudgee), GR Freeman (Singleton), E Reuss (Coonamble), BJ Quinn (Mossgiel), J Faulkner (Narrandera), HM Warburton (Pilliga), and FF Forster (Gundagai)
Sydney Morning Herald
5th July 1923 page 7

The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press
7th July 1923 page 2

The Land
13th July 1923 page 20 (second article)
Thursday 5th - third day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr Max Henry MRCVS BVSc on importation of stock, anthrax prevalence, the Heslop test for pleuro-pneumonia, prevention of the spread of cattle tick
• Mr E Cheel FLS, Botanic Gardens on Poisonous Plants with Exhibits
• Mr JF M'Eachran MRCVS on Cattle Diseases, including pleuro-pneumonia
Sydney Morning Herald
6th July 1923 page 7

Sydney Stock and Station Journal
13th July 1923 page 17
Friday 6th - fourth day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr WJ Smith (Young) on Sale of Poisons
• Mr WJ Smith (Young) on Licences to Cut Timber
• Mr DFW Hatten (Bourke) on Travelling T-Brand on Sheep
• Mr WL Rees (Inverell) on Travelling Stock Routes
• Mr WG Dowling (Forbes) on Drought Feeding of Stock
• Mr HG Belschner BVSc (Nyngan) on Forage Poisoning
• Mr WJ Smith (Young) on Compulsory Dipping of Sheep
• Mr FF (Frank) Forster (Gundagai) on Inoculation for Pleuro

Motions carried:
• Adoption of proposed insurance scheme, provided retiring age is fixed at 70 years

• Protest shire control of PP Boards
Sydney Morning Herald
7th July 1923 page 11

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1924 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

Lecture Hall, Education Building, Sydney

7, 8, 9, 10, 11 April 1924

Content Citations
Notice of conference set for 8, 9, 10, 11 April 1924

Grafton Stock Inspector (CW Sabine) granted leave to attend
Daily Examiner (Grafton)
5th Mar 1924 page 2
Tuesday 7th - first day of conference

Opened by Mr Chaffey, MLA, Minister for Agriculture, addressing new Veterinary Surgeon's Act, Stock Diseases Act, Registration of Brands Act and the value of the conference

Address by:
• Mr George Valder, Under-Secretary for Agriculture
• Mr Max Henry, MRCVS, Chief Veterinary Officer

Lectures by:
• Mr WL Hindmarsh BVSc on Rinderpest and Its Control, illustrated by specimens
• Mr R Stewart BVSc on Swelled Head in Ram-lambs
Sydney Morning Herald
8th Apr 1924 page 7

The Sun
7th Apr 1924 page 9

Farmer and Settler
11th Apr 1924 page 11
Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th - second & third days of conference

Motions passed:
• Urge Minister to place stock inspectors under full control and pay of the chief of the branch
• On working large stock use of travelling reserves
• Increase height of rabbit-proof fence from 36 in. to 42 in.
• Ask Minister to arrange re-gazettal of stock reserves

Lectures by:
• Mr WG Dowling (Forbes) on Another Shot at the Rabbit
• Mr EA Lucas (Holbrook) on Experiences with Pleuro
• Mr J Faulker (Narrandera) on Some Obscure Diseases of Stock
• Mr LW Bucknell (Coonabarabran) on The Effect of the Darling Pea on Stock
• Mr WB Gurney, Government Entomologist, on Identification of Sheep Louse by means of diagrams and micro-slides

Presentation of annual report, including membership, retirement of WJ St. Clair (Glen Innes), death of DWF Hatten (Bourke), insurance scheme, Veterinary Surgeons Act and balance sheet

Election of office bearers:
• President: EA Hamilton (Moss Vale)
• Vice-presidents: H. Copeland (Moree) and RW Dawson (Goulburn)
• Hon. treasurer: EA Hamilton
• Council: J Faulkner (Narrandera), FF Forster (Gundagai), GR Freeman (Singleton), MT Little (Hay), WL Rees (Inverell), HM Warburton (Nyngan), FH Whyte (Wagga), CW Sabine (Grafton), EA Lucas (Holbrook), and WJ Smith (Young)
Country Life Stock and Station Journal
11th Apr 1924 page 19
Friday 11th - fourth day of conference

Visit of inspection to Thorpes Ltd, stock feed manufacturers, Homebush Bay on Friday 11th April, in presence of the Minister, with a presentation on feeding livestock by Mr FC Sargeant, managing director, who also fed the attendees
Sydney Morning Herald
12th Apr 1924 page 15

Farmer and Settler
23rd May 1924 page 10
Caricatures drawn of several attendees Stock and Station Journal
9th May 1924 page 9

Mr EA Hamilton

Content Citations
Article on EA Hamilton, President Country Life Stock and Station Journal
2nd May 1924 page 5

Mr RW Dawson

Content Citations
Article on RW Dawson, Inaugural President Country Life Stock and Station Journal
13th March 1925 page 2

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1925 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney

31 March, 1, 2, 3 April 1925

Content Citations
Tuesday 31st March - first day of conference

Opened by Mr George Valder, Under-Secretary for Agriculture (SMH)

Opened by Mr Chaffey, Minister for Agriculture (Farmer Settler)

Addresses:
• Mr Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Surgeon
• Mr S Smith jun., Secretary, Stock Branch
• Mr EA Hamilton, (outgoing) President, on retirements

Lectures:
• Mr Max Henry, MRCVS BVSc on Veterinary Surgeons Act, Stock Diseases Act and Noxious Microbes Act
• Mr F Whitehouse on Livestock Breeding from 1750
Sydney Morning Herald
1st April 1925 page 13
Wednesday 1st April - second day of conference

Annual General Meeting

Address by Mr FA Chaffey, Minster for Agriculture (unable to attend opening on Tuesday) who regretted the retirement of old stock inspectors without the benefit of superannuation

Annual report, referring to compulsory retirement of six inspectors and plans for future superannuation scheme, and mention of training courses provided to stock inspectors at Glenfield

Election of office bearers:
• President: J Faulkner (West Maitland)
• Vice-presidents: H Copeland (Moree) and WL Reese (Inverell)
• Committee: FH White (Wagga), CW Sabine (Grafton), MT Little (Hay), WJ Smith (Young), CO Furness (Yass), F Hildred (Jerilderie), EA Lucas (Holbrook), HM Warburton (Nyngan), LW Bucknell (Coonabarabran), and SJ Quinn (Brewarrina)

Afternoon session at Dairy Farmers' Co-operative Milk Co. in Harris Street
Farmer and Settler
9th April 1925 page 3

The Land
9th April 1925 page 16
Thursday 2nd April - third day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr JF McEachran MRCVS on The Question of Observation, dealing with livestock and their ailments
• Mr JN McCulloch (Bombala) on Black Disease of Sheep
• Mr Roy Stewart BVSc on Postnatal Mortality in Lambs

Session on milk quality - "Sydney milk supply the purest in the world"

Resolution on availability of results of inoculation experiments at Gundagai
Sydney Morning Herald
3rd April 1925 page 7

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga)
3rd April 1925 page 2
Friday 3rd April - fourth day of conference

Visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station with demonstrations, lectures and post mortems, coordinated by Dr Seddon, principal, instructor and chief operator, including:
• Experiment on salt tolerance in bore water supplies
• Tour of isolation facilities
• Examination of stringhalt in a horse
• Research on antibotulism (impaction paralysis / dry bible / lamzietke), and
• Sampling methods
Sydney Morning Herald
4th April 1925 page 15

Stock and Station
7th April 1925 page 4
Photographs of visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station Sydney Morning Herald
4th April 1925 page 20
Report of 'Foot and Mouth Disease' diagnosed by Stock Inspector Newcastle Sun
4th April 1925 page 7

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1926 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

Lecture Hall, Department of Education, Sydney

22, 23, 24, 25, 26 March 1926

Content Citations
Monday 22nd March - first day of conference

Opened by Mr M Henry, Chief Veterinary Surgeon, saying he recognised the importance of the conference as it made possible the discussion of (the stock inspectors') troubles and a sympathetic exchange of views, and how the stock inspectors should consider themselves as disease prevention officers

Addresses by:
• Mr CL O'Gorman on Tuberculin Testing
• Mr J Watson, acting-secretary of stock and brands branch
Sydney Morning Herald
23rd March 1926 page 7
Tuesday 23rd March - second day of conference

Visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station
Farmer and Settler
26th March 1926 page 3
Wednesday 24th March - third day of conference

Motions defeated:
• That PP Board funds contribute to veterinary research work at Glenfield and Sydney University
• Make sheep dipping compulsory in eastern and central divisions (of NSW)

Motions withdrawn:
• Some effort be made to reduce clerical enquiries from the department

Motions carried:
• All travelling stock using a TSR should be liable to a travelling rate
• That it should be compulsory for drovers passing a town to report to the inspector
• That the travelling statement be abolished
• That Actinobacillosis be proclaimed under the Stock Diseases Act
• Protest be made to Chief Secretary's Department against overriding reports from police officers
• That trespassing stock fees apply to those impounded by stock inspectors
• That PP Bill be amended to include definition of teamster, carrier and traveller and it be compulsory for them to be registered

Election of office bearers
• President: J Faulkner (West Maitland)
• Vice-presidents: WN Rees (Moss Vale) and HN Copeland (Moree)
• Council: SC Edwards (Lismore), CLG Fielder (Armidale), CO Furness (Bathurst), F Hildred (Jerilderie), J Kenny (Glen Innes), EA Lucas (Holbrook), BL Moody (Corowa), GJ O'Neill (Condobolin), TK Ryan (Coonamble) and CW Sabine (Grafton)

Lecture by Mr I Clunies Ross, University of Sydney, on Some Aspects of Parasitology, including hydatids
Sydney Morning Herald
25th March 1926 page 7

Farmer and Settler
26th March 1926 page 3
Thursday 25th March - fourth day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr WG Dowling (Forbes) on Lamb Raising on the Farm emphasising the need for attention to detail
• Mr WN Rees (Moss Vale) on Noxious Growth in Isolated Centres

Resolutions:
• Restricting the availability of cyanide due to losses in stock and the destruction of 'possums, other native animals and birds
• Re-define the rabbit-proof fence
• Eradication of noxious weeds should be vested in PP Boards
• State forests should control their own rabbits
• Control of public watering places should be vested in PP Boards
• Incoming council of institute should proceed with a superannuation scheme for stock inspectors
• Request to Minister to impose maximum penalties for failure to eradicate prickly pear
• Stock branch should take complete control of all inspectors of stock
• Endeavour to retain representation on Veterinary Surgeons Board
Sydney Morning Herald
26th March 1926 page 9(a)

The Land
2nd April 1926 page 20

Sydney Morning Herald
26th March 1926 page 9(b)

Farmer and Settler
1st April 1926 page 10

The Sun
27th March 1926 page 4
Friday 26th March - fifth day of conference

Lectures:
• Mr FF Forster (Goulburn) on A Radius System of Inspecting Holdings for Rabbit Destruction reducing the haphazardness inherent in the current system of following up reports received
• Mr James Cotton (retired inspector of stock) on The Compulsory Testing of Bulls (Tuberculosis) as it is hereditary as well as highly contagious
• Mr T Freeman (Urana) on Bone-Chewing Amongst Cattle in Riverina and how it is generally considered to be found on lime-deficient country
Sydney Morning Herald
27th March 1926 page 13

Muswellbrook Chronicle
30th March 1926 page 2

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1927 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

Sydney

5, 6, 7 April 1927

Content Citations
Stock Inspector Kenny (Glen Innes) refused permission to attend conference Glen Innes Examiner
3rd March 1927 page 4
Tuesday 5th April — first day of conference

Opened by Mr Dunne, Minister for Agriculture who paid tribute to the work of the inspectors and promised to abolish Pasture Protection Boards

Address by:
• Mr GD Ross, Under-Secretary for Agriculture on recent serious outbreak of swine fever and need for a body of trained men

• Mr Syd. Smith, secretary of Stock and Brands Branch

Lectures by:
• Mr WA Carr-Fraser BVSc on Locomotory Disorders in Pigs, including paralysis of the hindquarters and experimentation at Glenfield
• Mr R Stewart BVSc on Practical Aspects of Common Veterinary Conditions, including contagious abortion
Sydney Morning Herald
6th April 1927 page 15

The Sun
5th April 1927 page 11

The Land
8th April 1927 page 15

Riverine Grazier
19th April 1927 page 2
Wednesday 6th April — second day of conference

Visit to Glenfield veterinary research station, with demonstration by Dr Seddon on liver fluke remedy administration and post mortem on cow with pneumonic actinomycosis

Discussion on swine fever outbreak in County of Cumberland
Farmer and Settler
8th April 1927 page 4
Thursday 7th April — third day of conference

Address by Mr EHJ O'Halloran, president of Association of Local Government Clerks on superannuation

Discussion on classification of districts in regard to salaries and allowances

Resolutions:
• Advocate legalising of cattle earmarking
• Disposal of travelling stock routes to Dept Agriculture not Dept Lands
• Make representation to Minister of Local Government to revoke dedication of watering places

Election of office bearers:
• President: FF Forster (Goulburn)
• Vice-presidents: J Faulker (Maitland) and CJ Woollett (Tamworth)
• Committee: CO Furness (Bathurst), F Hildred (Jerilderie), EA Lucas (Holbrook), EJ Quinn (Brewarrina), WN Rees (Moss Vale), TK Ryan (Coonamble), CW Sabine (Grafton), WJ Smith (Young), HM Warburton (Nyngan), and FT Yeoman (Narrandera)
Secretary, Mr. E. C. Bluett
Sydney Morning Herald
8th April 1927 page 11

Farmer and Settler
14th April 1927 page 7
Photograph of 1927 Conference group The Sun
5th April 1927 page 20

Post—1927 Conference

Content Citations
Resolutions passed at conference submitted to Minister for Agriculture:
• Control of Stock Inspectors revert totally to stock branch
• Disposal of TSRs vested with Dept Agriculture not Dept Lands
• Legalise earmarking of cattle
• Extension of system of tubercle-free herd-testing
• Impose full penalties for failure to suppress rabbits
• Appointment to examining board for stock inspectors of a stock inspector
• President of stock inspectors to be on committee of enquiry into stock inspectors
Sydney Morning Herald
11th Nov 1927 page 11

Maitland Weekly Mercury
19th Nov 1927 page 9

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1928 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

School of Arts, Sydney

27, 28, 29, 30 March 1928

Content Citations
Tuesday 27 March - first day of conference

Opened by Mr Chaffey Minister for Mines in lieu of Mr Thorby Minister for Agriculture speaking on the quality of wool and inspectors

Lectures by:
• Mr M Henry on Progress in Disease Control, commenting on the shortage of veterinary surgeons, the improved situation with pleuro-pneumonia and hopes for reliable test for same, tuberculosis, liver fluke, swine fever, black-leg and cattle tick
• Mr WP Bluett (grazier, Queanbeyan) on economic cost of the rabbit pest displacing sheep
• Dr HR Seddon, Director, provided an outline of work at Glenfield Veterinary Research Station, and comments on swine fever with and without starlings
Sydney Morning Herald
28th March 1928 page 13

Goulburn Evening Penny Post
28th March 1928 page 4

Singleton Argus
29th March 1928 page 2

Armidale Chronicle
31st March 1928 page 7
Wednesday 28 March - second day of conference

Annual report adopted, including:
• Salary increase of 10% granted
• Delayed instruction at Glenfield for inspectors
• Vote of thanks to Mr FF Forster and Mr CJ Woollett
• All but four (new) stock inspectors members of the institute

Closed session
Sydney Morning Herald
29th March 1928 page 9
Thursday 29 March - third day of conference

Presentation by Mr EHJ O'Halloran, president of Local Government Superannuation Board

Lectures by:
• Mr WG Acocks, president of the RSPCA, on How Stock Inspectors May Assist the Society
• Mr JN Whittet HDA Agrostologist of the Department of Agriculture on Improvement of the Pastures on Pastoralists' and Farmers' Holdings, accompanied by lantern slides

Motions:
• Recommendation to the Chief Secretary for a five shilling bonus on opossum skins (Mr T Freeman, Corowa)
• Recommend short period travelling permits for shearing, crutching and dipping for sheep (Mr H Copeland, Moree)
Sydney Morning Herald
29th March 1928 page 9
Full report on lecture by Mr JN Whittet HDA Agrostologist of the Department of Agriculture on Improvement of the Pastures on Pastoralists' and Farmers' Holdings, accompanied by lantern slides Farmer and Settler
13th April 1928 page 8
Friday 30 March - fourth day of conference

Discussions:
Outcome of last year's resolutions
Salary increase of 10% granted
Vote of thanks to Mr FF Forster and Mr CJ Woollett

Excursion to Taronga Park Zoo
Sydney Morning Herald
31st March 1928 page 15

Farmer and Settler
5th April 1928 page 6

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1929 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

School of Arts, Sydney

19, 20, 21, 22 March 1929

Content Citations
Conference dates advised (Warialda PP Board) and Stock Inspector granted leave to attend with expenses Warialda Standard
25th March 1929 page 2
Tuesday 19th March - first day of conference

Opened by Mr Thorby, Minister for Agriculture, declaring that swine fever had been practically stamped out
Address by Mr Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Officer on Preservation of Health, Rather Than Prevention of Disease

Lecture by Dr I Clunies Ross on Parasitic Diseases, including liver fluke and stomach worms
Sydney Morning Herald
20th March 1929 page 5

The Sun
19th March 1929 page 17
Photograph of Stock Inspectors at Conference National Advocate
20th March 1929 page 20
Wednesday 20th March - second day of conference

Presentation of annual report and balance sheet

Election of office bearers:
• President: CJ Woollett (Warialda)
• Vice-presidents: FF Forster (Goulburn) and CW Sabine (Grafton)
• Committee: CR Brett (Walgett), H Copeland (Moree) CL Fielder (Armidale), EA Lucas (Holbrook), GA Kennedy (Bombala), FJ Madden (Tamworth), EJ Quinn (Brewarrina), FH Whyte (Wagga), FT Yeoman (Narrandera), and LW Devlin (Casino)
Sydney Morning Herald
21st March 1929 page 9

Farmer and Settler
28th March 1929 page 10
Thursday 21st March - third day of conference

Report by Mr CJ Woollett on Human Consumption of Diseased Meat
Sydney Morning Herald
22nd March 1929 page 11

Manilla Express
26th March 1929 page 4

Northern Star
25th March 1929 page 4
Thursday 21st March - third day of conference

Report by Stock Inspector Armidale on The Menace of Pasture Deterioration
Canberra Times
19th April 1929 page 2

Freeman's Journal
25th April 1929 page 46
Friday 22nd March - fourth day of conference

Visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station (photograph)
Sydney Morning Herald
23rd March 1929 page 20

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1930 Conference

Institute of Stock Inspectors of NSW

School of Arts, Sydney

1, 2, 3, 4 April 1930

Content Citations
Bathurst PP Board considers Stock Inspector's conference expenses National Advocate
22nd February 1930 page 6
Tuesday 1st April - first day of conference

Opened by Mr Thorby, Minister for Agriculture, touching on sacrifices in the face of serious problems, a new Cattle Compensation Act and superannuation

Lectures by:
• Major CT Sanderson, Senior Veterinary Officer, on Caseous Lymphadenitis
• Mr J Drabble, State Abattoir Pathologist, on Cancer in Stock and smoking's relation to cancer

Election of office bearers:
• President: CJ Woollett (Warialda)
• Vice-presidents: CW Sabine (Grafton) and FF Forster (Goulburn)
• Honorary treasurer: CJ Woollett (Warialda)
• Council: CR Brett (Walgett), H Copeland (Moree), LW Devlin (Casino), CLG Fielder (Dubbo), GA Kennedy (Tenterfield), EA Lucas (Holbrook), PJ Madden (Tamworth), EJ Quinn (Coonamble), FH Whyte (Wagga), and FT Yeoman (Narrandera)
• Auditor: JA Baillie (North Sydney)

Annual General Meeting

Motions:
• Inspector's leave of absence should be the same for eastern and central divisions
• The PP Boards, not the Police Department should administer the PP Act
• Copy quarantine notices to inspector of districts when returning stock
• Minister be asked to appoint an appeals committee
• Recommended each inspector request Board to establish museum for noxious weeds and diseased specimens
• Before an inspector is dismissed, an enquiry by a police magistrate be held
• Exempting lambs at foot from branding for sale
Sydney Morning Herald
2nd April 1930 page 11

Northern Star (Lismore)
2nd April 1930 page 9

Northern Star (Lismore)
2nd April 1930 page 5

The Land
4th April 1930 page 2

Manning River Times
5th April 1930 page 11
Photograph of Stock Inspectors at Conference Sydney Morning Herald
2nd April 1930 page 18
Wednesday 2nd April - second day of conference

Report on lecture by Dr HR Seddon, Director of Veterinary Research, Glenfield, on Poisonous Plants, touching on the confusion of harmless and poisonous plants
• Mr FF Forster (Goulburn) on The Tradegy of the Mongrel

Presidential address by Mr CJ Woollett on Sheep Licks and Improvements in Meat Inspection

Report on lecture by Mr FF Forster (Goulburn) on The Tradegy of the Mongrel
Farmer and Settler
5th April 1930 page 9

Sydney Morning Herald
3rd April 1930 page 9

The Land
4th April 1930 page 10
Thursday 3rd April - third day of conference

Visit to Botanic Gardens for lecture by Mr E Cheel, Curator of the National Herbarium, espousing on the universality of latin nomenclature for plant species

Short address by Mr JN Whillet, Government Agrostologist, on Developments in Pasture Improvement with demonstration of weeds in actual growth

Mr HN Copeland (Moree) on Prickly Pear Control

Annual dinner with address by Mr GD Ross, Under-Secretary, Department of Agriculture
Farmer and Settler
12th April 1930 page 9
Friday 4th April - fourth day of conference

Visit to Homebush Abattoirs with dissertation by Mr GK Thorpe, Chief Veterinary Officer on slaughtering and condemnation statistics, disposal method of condemned carcases
Farmer and Settler
12th April 1930 page 9
Photograph of inspection at Homebush Abattoirs (and first documented use of the iPhone) Sydney Morning Herald
5th April 1930 page 18

Post—1930 Conference

Content Citations
Should Bathurst PP Board cut Stock Inspector's salary? National Advocate (Bathurst)
16th Aug 1930 page 3
Should Tweed-Lismore PP Board cut Stock Inspector's salary? Northern Star (Lismore)
9th Sep 1930 page 4
Should Stock Inspector have received £4 expenses? Lachlander and Condobolin and Western Districts Recorder
13th May 1931 page 5

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1931 Conference

Sydney

24, 25, 26, 27 March 1931

Content Citations
Tuesday 24th March - first day of conference

Conference opened by Mr Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Surgeon, making reference to the economic depression

Address by:
• Mr Sydney Smith Jnr, secretary to the Stock and Brands Branch, on the wool market
• Dr DGP Darnell-Smith, Director of Botanic Gardens on experiments on fodder, topdressing and weed control
• Mr AC Pratt (Lismore), member of Tick Board on cooperation between farmers and inspectors

Presidential address by Mr CJ Woollett on Livestock Medicine Peddlers

General discussion on various diseases, initiated by Mr EA Lucas (Warialda), touching on skeleton weed and a condition where sheep and cattle appeared to have scalded skins where the skin was naturally fair

Lecture by Mr Max Henry on The Role of Preventative Veterinary Medicine in State Affairs, touching on anthrax, pleuro-pneumonia, stock importation, rinderpest, meat inspection and dairy nutrition

Election of Office Bearers:
• President: Mr. C. J. Woollett (re-elected)
• Vice-presidents, Messrs. F. F. Forster and C. W. Sabine (re-elected)
• Council: Messrs. H. C. Kennan, F. T. Yeomans, J. Faulkner, L. W. Devlin, F. Hildred, A. Hessin, H. Copeland, E. J. Quinn, F. J. Madden, and E. A. Lucas.
• Treasurer: Mr. C. J. Woollett.

Motions carried:
• That Glenfield wire stock inspectors with urgent results
• That the attention of the Minister be drawn to the need for a Pig Branding Act
• That in the event of PP Board abolition, a stock inspector be appointed in charge of reserve improvement work
• That Minister for Public Health be asked to call on Stock Inspectors for any inquiry into meat supply of country towns
Sydney Morning Herald
25th Mar 1931 page 11

Warialda Standard
30th Mar 1931 page 2

Northern Star (Lismore)
6th Apr 1931 page 9

Farmer and Settler
11th Apr 1931 page 3
Photograph official opening Sydney Morning Herald
25th March 1931 page 16
Wednesday 25th March - second day of conference

Address by Dr CJ Woollett, President, on Quack Veterinary Medicines

Lectures by:
• Dr I Clunies Ross, Parasitologist to Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, University of Sydney on Recent Advances in Knowledge of Some Important Parasites of Stock
• Dr GP Darnell-Smith, Director of Botanic Gardens on Crown Gall in Plants and its Possible Relationship to Cancer

Afternoon tour of inspection of Messrs John Stewart and Son's Veterinary Hospital, Doonside, Randwick
Sydney Morning Herald
26th Mar 1931 page 7

Glen Innes Examiner
28th Mar 1931 page 8
Thursday 26th March - third day of conference

Lectures by:
• Mr W Webster, Department of Agriculture, on Tuberculin Testing with Special Reference to the Intradermal and Ophthalmic Methods, contending that the ease of the procedure is generally governed by the nature of the owner
• Mr OJ Sanderson, Department of Agriculture, on Some Nutritional Problems Affecting Stock Inspectors—curiously about stock and not inspectors—touching on poisonous plants (72 known species) and use of superphosphate
• Mr W Webster on Pleuro-Pneumonia and its transmissibility and difficult diagnosis
Sydney Morning Herald
27th Mar 1931 page 9
Friday 27th March - fourth day of conference

Tour of inspection of Glenfield Veterinary Research Station
Sydney Morning Herald
27th March 1931 page 9
Photograph of visit to Glenfield Research Farm Sydney Morning Herald
28th March 1931 page 16

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1932 Conference

Content Citations
Notice of conference set for 15, 16, 17, 18 March 1932

Leave for Stock Inspector to attend

Stock Inspector salary decreased 8½ per cent
Lachlander (Condobolin)
17th February 1932 page 3
Comment by Chairman, Gundagai PP Board that the conference had been cancelled Gundagai Independent
25th February 1932 page 4
Conference cancelled as all leave cancelled, with Department anxious about tick infestation and wished inspectors to be on duty to inspect all stock from northern areas Inverell Times
7th March 1932 page 6

National Advocate (Bathurst)
19th March 1932 page 1

1932

Content Citations
Cow killed by piece of wire
(First Flock and Herd article)
Northern Star (Lismore)
31st December 1932 page 7

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1933 Conference

Sydney

3, 4, 5, 6, 7 April 1933

Content Citations
Intimation that conference will be held on 3 to 7 April, 1933 and invitation to attend The Lachlander
2nd March 1933 page 4
Monday 3rd April - first day of conference

Opening by Mr. Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Surgeon, commenting on the financial position of graziers as a factor in (lack of) rabbit control and the need to keep up precautions against Newcastle Disease entering from Victoria

Mr CJ Woollett (Lismore), presidential address on Pig Branding Act, the need for vigilance of medicine peddlers and dairy cattle movement controls

Lectures:
• Mr Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Officer, on Animal Quarantine Challenges, particularly with increased air traffic, then the change of outlook from disease control to disease eradication and the old fashioned habit of forcing healthy animals to consume large quantities of drugs
• Mr RN McCulloch on Some External Parasites of Stock

Evening Annual Dinner of the Institute held at the Hotel Metropole
Sydney Morning Herald
4th April 1933 page 7
Report on address by Mr RN M'Culloch on Some External Parasites of Stock, including compositions of sheep jetting mixtures based on arsenic Albury Banner and Wodonga Express
7th April 1933 page 12
Photograph of conference attendees The Sun
3rd April 1933 page 16
Tuesday 4th April - second day of conference

Mr SJ Woollett (Lismore) on Pig Branding with demonstration of a new implement using needles and ink, rather than fire branding
Farmer and Settler
6th April 1933 page 10
Election of office bearers:
• President: Mr CJ Woollett (Lismore)
• Council: H Copeland (Moree), A Hessin (Merriwa), EA Lucas (Maitland), FJ Madden (Tamworth), EJ Quinn (Coonamble), TK Ryan (Armidale), JV McCulloch (Gundagai), AF Ellis (Bega), CL Fielder (Dubbo), WJ Smith (Young)
• Treasurer: Mr CJ Woollet
• Postal ballot for two vice-presidents: nominated FF Forster (Goulburn), CW Sabine (Grafton), and J Faulkner (Flemington)
The Land
7th April 1933 page 9
Photograph of a number of Stock Inspector conference attendees The Land
7th April 1933 page 9
Wednesday 5th April - third day of conference

Report on lectures by:
• Dr I Clunies Ross, director McMaster Animal Health Laboratory, University of Sydney on Nutrition as a Factor in Resistance of Sheep to Parasites
• Mr CJ Sanderson in Drought Feeding of Sheep
• Professor JD Stewart on Disease Control
Sydney Morning Herald
6th April 1933 page 7

Farmer and Settler
6th April 1933 page 3
Report on lecture by Dr I Clunies Ross Freemans Journal
13th April 1933 page 36
Wednesday 5th April - third day of conference

Report on tour of Vita-Lick factory at Millers Point, including manufacture of stock licks, stock drenches and calf food
Glen Innes Examiner
20th April 1933 page 3
Report to Goulburn PP Board on conference session on sheep drenching mortality by Stock Inspector FF Forster Goulburn Evening Penny Post
17th April 1933 page 6
Report of denial of long service leave monetary value due Stock Inspector due to his death Labor Daily
4th April 1933 page 5

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1934 Conference

School of Arts, Sydney

26, 27, 28, 29 March 1934

Content Citations
Monday 26th March - first day of conference

Opened by Professor JD Stewart, Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Science
Lectures:
• Mr JG Johnstone (Albury) on Blackleg in Sheep
• Mr JN McCulloch (Bourke) on the Menace of Galvanised Burr
• Mr JN McCulloch (Bourke) on Chemical Control of Sheep Blowflies
• Mr Max Henry on Veterinary Services and Land Settlement
• Mr CJ Woollett on Galvanised Burr Danger

Annual Dinner at Hotel Metropole, with speech by Mr Whitehouse, forecasting that in the future, stock inspectors would all be veterinary surgeons
Sydney Morning Herald
27th March 1934 page 16

The Land
6th April 1934 page 20

Macleay Chronicle
28th March 1934 page 8

The Sun
26th March 1934 page 11
Tuesday 27th March - second day of conference

Address by Mr. Max Henry

Motions carried on:
• That the Department of Agriculture take a more active interest in rabbit destruction
• Increase the severity of sheep-stealing penalties

Lecture by Dr I Clunies Ross, Parasitologist to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research on The Fight Against Disease: Are We Losing It?
The Sun
27th March 1934 page 10

The Sun
27th March 1934 page 18

Narandera Argus
30th March 1934 page 5

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga)
30th March 1934 page 6

Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal
30th March 1934 page 2
Wednesday 28th March - third day of conference

Visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station:
• Hosted by Dr HR Seddon, Director, including demonstrations, post mortems, poisonous plants
• Address by Mr WL Hindmarsh, senior veterinary research officer on the diagnostic service and necessity for legislation on patent stock medicines
Sydney Morning Herald
29th March 1934 page 9
Thursday 29th March - fourth day of conference

Annual meeting held at Newstead House

Presidential address by Mr CJ Woollett on Some Observations on Bang's Disease

Election of office bearers:
• President: CJ Woollett (Lismore)
• Vice-presidents: WJ Smith (Young) and FF Forster (Goulburn)
• Committee: TK Ryan (Armidale), EJ Quinn (Coonamble), CO Furness (Bathurst), JG Johnston (Albury), J Faulkner (Flemington), EA Lucas (West Maitland), FT Yeoman (Narrandera), AT Ellis (Bega), RP Gilder (Burren Junction), AR McNiven (Holbrook)
Sydney Morning Herald
30th March 1934 page 5

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1935 Conference

Sydney

15, 16, 17, 18 April 1935

Content Citations
Date of conference mentioned on leave request by Stock Inspector, Hume PP Board Albury Express
5th April 1935 page 33
Monday 15 April - first day of conference

Conference opened by Mr Max Henry

Addresses by:
• Mr Syd Smith, Chairman, Western Lands Board
• Mr Harvey, Secretary, Stock and Brands Branch
• Professor Stewart, Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Science

Addresses by:
• Mr CJ Woollett on the Afghan Hound Menace
• Mr Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Surgeon
• Professor Stewart, Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science, Sydney University on the thorny path of the expert and the dubious mind of the farmer

Lectures by:
• Mr Max Henry on The Sifting of Evidence
• Mr FJ Madden (Tamworth) on Cruelty of Dehorning Aged Cattle describing it as "diabolically cruel"
• Dr RH Carne on Observations on Veterinary Research in England, including Fowl Paralysis
Farmer and Settler
25th April 1935 page 6

The Sun
15th April 1935 page 13

Sydney Morning Herald
16th April 1935 page 8

Sydney Morning Herald
16th April 1935 page 11

Sydney Morning Herald
16th April 1935 page 16

Macleay Argus (Kempsey)
26th April 1935 page 10
Tuesday 16 April - second day of conference

Visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station
Farmer and Settler
25th April 1935 page 6
Wednesday 17 April - third day of conference

Reports on:
• Dr I Clunies Ross, parsitologist to Council for Scientific and Industrial Research at McMaster Institute on Some Recent Advances in Veterinary Parasitology, including using copper sulphate and sodium arsenate to treat eschewing starvation and mustard
• Mr CJ Woollett (Lismore) on Pig Diseases including improvement in sanitary conditions
• Mr WJ Smith (Young) provides a racy discourse on Poisoning Grasshoppers

Papers read by:
• Mr Roy Steward on Diseases and Complaints under Field Conditions
• Mr E Reuss (Mudgee) on Grass-seed Abscesses
• Mr EA Lucas (Maitland) on Stock Inspectors' Field Work
Sydney Morning Herald
9th April 1935 page 9
Thursday 18 April - fourth day of conference

Annual general meeting, with Mr Woollett re-elected President

Mr Woollett on butter production, TB eradication, veterinary medicines and Pig Branding Act
Northern Star (Lismore)
4th May 1935 page 7

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1936 Conference

School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney

6, 7, 8, 9 April 1936

Content Citations
Notice of annual conference opening and visits to Biological Institute of Australasia The Land
3rd April 1936 page 2
Monday 6th April - first day of conference

Opened by Mr Max Henry, Chief Veterinary Surgeon of NSW, stating that owners should realise the danger of disease in stock

Discussions on:
• Cattle stealing
• Pig Branding Act
The Sun
6th April 1936 page 21

Sydney Morning Herald
7th April 1936 page 15
Tuesday 7th April - second day of conference

Visit to Glenfield Veterinary Research Station with a full day of instruction
Riverina Recorder (Balranald, Moulamein)
9th May 1936 page 4
Wednesday 8th April - third day of conference

Reports on lectures by:
• Mr TG Hungerford BVSc on the Differential Diagnosis of Catarrhal Diseases in Fowls
• Dr I Clunies Ross DVS OIC of McMaster Laboratory on International Sheep Industry

Afternoon visit to the Randwick laboratory and experiment station of the Biological Institute of Australasia Ltd with a demonstration of surgical work, including castration of a colt
The Sun
8th April 1936 page 38

Evening News, Rockhampton Queensland
14th April 1936 page 7

Farmer and Settler
16th April 1936 page 10
Thursday 9th April - fourth day of conference

Election of office bearers:
• President, Mr. J. G Johnston (S. I. Albury)
• Vice-presidents, Messrs. W. J. Smith (S. I. Young) and E. A. Lucas (S. I. Maitland)
• Committee: HM Warburton (Nyngan), FJ Madden (Tamworth), RS Bray (Hillston), TR Ryan (Armidale), RP Mayer (Inverell), J Faulkner (Flemington), DF Gray (Tibbooburra), NH Litchfield (Singleton), NL Jones (Holbrook), HW Copeland (Moree)
The Sun
9th April 1936 page 20
Comprehensive report of the conference to the Moulamein PP Board meeting by Stock Inspector, including routes travelled there and back, visits to Glenfield research station and Mr Stewart's Veterinary Hospital, and a lecture by Mr I Clunies Ross Riverina Recorder (Balranald, Moulamein)
9th May 1936 page 4

1936

Content Citations
Doctorate conferred on former Nyngan Stock Inspector, HG Belschner Sydney Morning Herald
18th December 1936 page 11
Much kudos to the National Library of Australia's collection of digitised newspapers forming part of their Trove project.
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