Narrogin – 1910

A ban was placed on possum trapping and hunting, which increased pressure on Noongar’s means of survival:

Their principal means of existence was opossum hunting…Since settlement has gone on so quickly the people are erecting fences and there is no employment shepherding. Since the close season for possums they have done a little mallet bark stripping but this is now over until next year.[v] See Impact of Laws

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