Chapter 1. Attitudes to Climate.- Chapter 2 Wastelands, Gardens, Hopes and Visions.- Chapter 3. Federated and Fed-up: Fragility after Fecundity (1895-1905).- Chapter 4. Soaking in Hope: Provident Nature and Grand Schemes (1909-1929).- Chapter 5. The Battle with Drought: Water the Essential Element (1940-1949).- Chapter 6. A Run of Good Seasons (1950-57 and 1970-75).- Chapter 7. Remembering Rain: The Ghost of Good Seasons Past (1960-1969).- Chapter 8. A Change in the Weather. Conservation as the Catch Cry (1980-1990).- Chapter 9. Climates of Opinion: The Role of La Ni a and Permanent Change.- Chapter 10. Conclusion.-
About the Author
Julia Miller is the Director of Academic Affairs for CAPA The Global Education Network in Sydney, Australia, where she teaches courses in the environmental humanities, Australian history and global studies. Previously, she taught modern history at Macquarie University, Australia.