Browse Items (11 total)

  • Tags: Coorong

Coorong and Lower Lakes, [remains of historic fishing boat], 2011
Images of fishing for Mulloway circa 1930, and the remains of historic fishing equipment in the Coorong and Lower Lakes region.

Images were sourced by the Talking Fish project team from Sally Grundy and Dean Tugwell on the day of their oral…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Tugwell-and-Grundy_int_1.mp3
An interview in three parts with Dean Tugwell and Sally Grundy.

Dean, born 1929, is from Victor Harbour, and lived through the 1956 flood. Married since 1960, Dean and Sally live at Mundoo Island near the mouth of the Murray River. Dean recalls…

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…

Brian Schulz with yabbies, Lower Lakes, [no date]
Brian, a recreational fisher, moved to Murray Bridge in 1980, and ran a fishing competition called 'Fantastic Fisherama' at Walker’s Flat and Big Bend in the 1970s. Brian’s passions is protecting the Murray cod. Images depict his business days,…

Brian Schulz, 2011
An interview with Brian Schulz, a recreational fisher, who grew up in the Barossa Valley, fished on the Murray, and moved to Murray Bridge in 1980. Brian ran a fishing competition called 'Fantastic Fisherama' at Walker’s Flat and Big Bend in the…

An interview in three parts with Matthew Rigney.

Matthew Rigney is an Elder of the Ngarrindjeri Nation in South Australia. He discusses the culture and spirituality of his people, the changes in the waterways within the Coorong region with special…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Jones_transcript_corrected.doc
An interview in three parts with Henry Jones.

Born in 1941, Henry is a sixth generation commercial fisher, and also ran a yabby restaurant for thirty years. He talks about learning to fish from his father, a commercial fisherman at Renmark, in the…

Photographs of Tracy Hill at the Lakes and Coorong Fishery, taken by Jodi Frawley on the day of her oral history interview.

Tracy is a business partner in the sustainable commercial fishery, which achieved Marine Stewardship Council certification…

An interview in six parts with Tracy Hill.

Tracy is a partner in a sustainable commercial fishery, which achieved Marine Stewardship Council certification in 2008. She lives in Meningie and is a member of the Women’s Industry Network and Vice…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Hera-Singh_transcript.doc
An interview in two parts with Gary Hera-Singh.

Gary is a commercial fisher in the Lower Lakes and Coorong Fishery for 28 years; a third generation fisher on his father’s side, and a fifth generation fisher on his mother’s side (lineage to the…