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Paroo_Warner_int_1.mp3
An interview in two parts with Gordon Warner.

Gordon has spent most of his life in the Eulo district, and thirty years on a cattle property at Wandilla on the eastern side of the Paroo River. The district is sheep and cattle country; the Paroo…

Beryl and Colin Leigo, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in two parts with Colin and Beryl Leigo.

Colin and Beryl live on the Mooreland Downs sheep property, half way between Wanaaring and Hungerford, west of the Paroo River.

Colin talks about: family history at Moorland Downs; land…

(L to R) Kevin Eastburn and Hamish Sewell, oral history interview, 2010
An interview with Kevin Eastburn.

Kevin grew up in western New South Wales, and has lived in Eulo since 1972. He is one of several beekeepers, or commercial apiarists, in the area. Kevin reflects extensively on the broader flora and fauna in the…

(L to R) Howard Hendrick, Talking Fish project team member, 2010
An interview in three parts with Howard Hendrick.

Born in Renmark in 1923, Howard lives on the banks of the Murray River at Pyap, near Loxton. He grew up in an underprivileged First World War settlement in Renmark, spending school holidays helping…

Kingsley Abdulla, Lake Bonney (SA), 2010
An interview in three parts with Kingsley Abdulla.

Kingsley is from the Gerard Aboriginal community in South Australia. Born in 1971, he has always lived on the river; camping with family and extended family, a time for Elders to educate the…

Goulburn_Purbrick_transcript.doc
An interview in two parts.

Hayley Purbrick is a fifth generation member of the Purbrick Family who owns the Tahbilk Winery. She grew up on nearby Lake Nagambie and has interacted with the river since she was a child. She is involved in the…

Kaye and Gary Gibb, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with Gary and Kaye Gibb.

Both born in the early 1950s, Gary and Kaye have fished all their lives. Gary grew up on the Wakool River and Kaye moved to Victoria in the 1970s. They are members of the Seymour Angling Club, a…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Sim-and-Yelland_transcript.doc
An interview in five parts with Terry Sim and John Yelland. Both men were born in 1952 and lifelong friends, recreational fisherman, and landholders in Milang. They discuss in great detail history reaching back to the 19th century. Terry started the…

Ray and Olive Shooter, Talgai (QLD), 27 September 2010.
An interview with Olive and Ray Shooter.

The Shooters speak of their experience living next to Dalrymple Creek, a tributary of the Condamine. Ray talks about the changes he has observed in the creek over almost 80 years, its transformation, and…

Hamish Sewell and Geoffrey Reilly (left to right), Condamine (QLD), 27 September 2010
An interview with Geoffrey Reilly.

Geoffrey Riley is the owner of the property 'Lennie Brae' that has been in his family for generations. Geoffrey speaks of the changes as a result of the weirs, flood irrigation, and fish ways. He talks about a…