1965: Wandiligong fish Kill. Pesticides detected: Endrin, DDT

Committee of Enquiry Into The Effects Of Pesticides – Minutes of 25th Meeting 7/12/65

“(a) Mr … reported on two incidents involving deaths of fish. The first referred to 1000 dead trout near Wandiligong; fish were found over a distance of six miles and it appears that Endrin and DDT were responsible. The second incident was in Morses Creek near Myrtleford where 1000 dead trout were found, & was also caused by Endrin…”