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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…

An interview in five parts with Adrian Brown.

Adrian talks about growing up along the River (around Queanbeyan River, Jumping Creek, and Wanna Wanna Creek) and the way that he and his brother learnt the land by walking it and fishing the river…

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…

Gavin Vale, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with Gavin Vale.

Born in 1957, Gavin has lived all his life at Picola on the Murray River, at the edge of the Barmah Forest. Gavin‘s family property was used predominantly for sheep farming, with the occasional crop…

John Douglas, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in five parts with John Douglas. Fern Hames is also present at the interview.

Born in 1960, John grew up in Melbourne, visiting with extended family around the Mildura area. He worked at Snobs Creek as a technician, becoming an expert…

(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…

(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…

The annual mullet haul still draws a crowd in coastal towns. In some communities, like South West Rocks, commercial fishermen are working hard to rebuild the connection between the community and fishers by holding an annual Good Friday mullet BBQ.…

"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…