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"Manyana Beach" by Bigbewo Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Manyana_Beach.jpg#/media/File:Manyana_Beach.jpg
The interviewee has lived on the coast all his life, and for five generations in Moreton Bay (Queensland). He has also spent thirty-five years engaging with all levels of government and coastal communities about environmental conservation and…

Bawley Point NSW (CC-BY-SA) by Milkbar Nick, on Flickr" at https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3742/10666375906_1da5132a30_s.jpg
The interviewee has lived and worked on the far south coast for the last eight years. Originally from central Victoria, his parents bought a holiday home in the area when he was as a child. Now he runs a small water-based tourist business with his…

Salt marsh near Moruya, NSW (CC-BY-ND) by Dan Woodrow, on Flickr at https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7664/16732165724_f2af337fc4_s.jpg
The interviewee retired to the far south coast in 2003. He recalls visiting the area in the 1960s during school holidays with his brother, learning to surf together. He enjoys the beach, running on the beach, surfing, the hinterland, and community.…

"Narooma 2" by Dave - aka Emptybelly, on Flickr at https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/29/52080860_be6b0d7e37_b.jpg
The interviewee has a wide background spanning food technology, captive animal management, education, and has worked with NSW Fisheries, looking after Black Cod in captivity. For the last thirty years he has scuba dived and snorkelled, spear fishing…

"Sunset in Batemans Bay" (CC-BY-NC) by orienterare, on Flickr at https://c3.staticflickr.com/3/2889/9120759494_a105e5d347_k.jpg
The interviewee moved to the far south coast primarily for lifestyle reasons – ‘we just liked the kind of laid-back, small country town feel’. He grew up in Port Stephens, Newcastle and has lived in Canberra as well, so is familiar with the…

"Moruya Heads" by Finn Pröpper (CC-BY-NC-ND), on Flickr at https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3928/15356231260_2934e7fa29_k.jpg
The interviewee, in semi-retirement, moved from Sydney’s coast to Moruya on the far south coast to remain by the sea. He has fond memories of growing up on Sydney’s coast, learning to swim at beaches, in rock pools, and learning to surf.

He…

"Broulee - surf beach from the headland" (CC-BY-NC) by Kate Bunker, on Flickr at https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8544/8626608087_fa549a7a93_k.jpg
The interviewee speaks of how she came to live on the Far South Coast. She and her husband felt it was the best place to raise kids. Active lifestyle, healthier, 'clean', and there is a strong sense of community. Mums meet at the beach and share…