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Stopping the waste...

Despite drought conditions and some public concern many Victorians were hosing their gardens with abandon. Water restrictions were finally imposed on the 30th November,1982.

At the same time Malcolm Fraser's Federal Government was trying to impose a wage freeze and an accompanying price freeze was under discussion for a special Premiers' conference to be held on 6th December that year.