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MDB-Extra_Koehn-and-co_int.mp3
An interview with John Koehn, John Douglas, and Roy Patterson.

John Koehn is a research officer for the Arthur Rylah Institute, Melbourne, and studies freshwater fish ecology. John Douglas works for Victorian Fisheries, and Roy Patterson is a…

(L to R) Jodi Frawley and John McKenzie, 2010.
An interview in four parts with Raymond Donald and John McKenzie.

Born in 1926, Raymond Donald was a technician at the Snobs Creek Hatchery for thirty-five years. During fieldwork trips, which could last for several weeks, not only did Raymond set…

Feli McHughes in Brewarrina (NSW), 11 December 2010.
Feli McHughes is a Ngemba man from the Upper Darling region of Brewarrina. His passion about the Brewarrina Ngemba Billabong and the wider river system has seen him involved in a number of projects with numerous organisations. His visions for the…

Jason Simpson with fishing lure, Namoi River, 7 September 2010.
Jason Simpson is a recreational fisher living in the northern New South Wales town of Narrabri through which the Namoi River flows. Born in 1976, he has lived in this country town since the age of four and has been fishing since his youth, becoming…

Dennis Lean, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in five parts with Dennis Lean.

Born in 1943, Dennis Lean is a third generation shop owner in Yarrawonga. His grandfather came to the area in 1917 and opened a barber shop. The shop was predominantly for hairdressing, but Dennis's…

Portrait of Rodney Stone, Wentworth (NSW), 10 November 2010.
An interview in three parts with Rodney Stone, President of the Wentworth Fishing Club.

Born in 1955 at Mildura, Rodney grew up on the Darling. He has witnessed the changes in the native fish population, particularly relating to the arrival of the…

Portrait of Bill Lever, Wentworth (NSW), 8 November 2010.
An interview in four parts with Bill Lever.

Bill, a professional fisher since 1953, resides in the small town of Wentworth in northern Victoria. Born in 1926, his life experiences of the neighbouring areas of the Murray, Darling and the Great…