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West Australia - State Declares War on Argentine Ant

The Western Australian Department of Agriculture uses environmental sprays to protect against Argentine ants.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 16 | Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Man checking area for ants. CU ants in trees. Men in office looking at large model of ant, woman working at microscope in laboratory. Woman spraying outside home with house hold spray then group of men from Department of Agriculture saturating area with insecticide (no protective clothing). Large team of men spraying in bush, trees, fences, crops. Spraying from boat into reeds on bank. CUs ants.
Access No. 43996 | 2 mins 45 secs | 1960s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |