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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…

"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…

Paroo_Leigo_02.tif
A selection of historical images from the family archive of Colin and Beryl Leigo, from 1926-1985. They show the Paroo River and Willara during flood periods 1926, 1932, 1942, and 1949; flooded shearing sheds; getting food supplies; boating sheep…

Wool load, transported by cattle from Eulo to Cunnamulla, Queensland, circa 1920s
Historical images of the Heinemann family. Ron Heinemann was born in 1922, and grew up on a sheep property in Springvale, west of Eulo, on the Paroo River. Ron’s parents moved to the area in the 1920s.

Images were sourced by the Talking Fish…

An area of riverbank that Doug Jamaeson has been<br />
steadily replanting, Namoi River (NSW), May 1995
A selection of photographs dating back to 1990s of the Namoi River and Murray Cod, courtesy of Jacqui Jamaeson and Jason Simpson. Images of vegetation and riparian areas were taken by the Talking Fish project team.

Jason Simpson and his boss Doug…

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…

(Order unknown) Graham Ellis, Ken Strachan, and Peter Tidd; oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with Graham Ellis, Ken Strachan, and Peter Tidd.

Graham, Ken and Peter are members of the Corowa Angling Club, and have lived in the Corowa area since the 1970s. Graham has worked as a water bailiff, a law enforcement…

Jack and Tracy Bye, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in four parts with Tracy Bye.

Born in 1964, Tracy is Manager of the Loxton Information Bureau. She moved to Loxton when she was about 11, and spent a lot of time at Katarapko Creek. Tracy saw her interview as a way to honour her…

Large Murray Cod, [n.d.]
A collection of photographs spanning decades supplied by Jim Hanley and other fishers illustrate the fish species caught in the Seymour region and surrounds.