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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…

"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…

Portrait of Phil Duncan, Parramatta (NSW), 1 March 2011.
An interview in four parts.

Phil Duncan is an Aboriginal man with both Wiradjuri and Gamilaraay heritage. He identifies predominantly as a Gamilaraay man who grew up in Moree in northern New South Wales. Born in 1963, Phil is Chair of the First…

Goulburn_Sloan_transcript.doc
An interview in eight parts.

Daryl Sloan has been a resident of the Shepparton area for 35 years since his teenage years. He has worked in the social welfare industry for around 15 years and his work sees him regularly visiting the Goulburn River…

Portrait of Greg Sharp, 2011
An interview in three parts with Greg Sharp.

Born in 1964, Greg Grew up in Croydon, Melbourne, before working as a fisheries officer in northern Victoria. He shares his experience in freshwater fish research and surveying, and explains the…

Ovens_Pascoe-and-Dawson_transcript.doc
An interview in two parts with Adam Pascoe and Ron Dawson.

Adam and Ron talk about the conditions that fish find favourable to breed in. They recall the effect of the Black Saturday Fires (2009), the 'chocolate river' event, and the Yarrabulla…

Tom Cameron (left), 2011
An interview in four parts with Tom Cameron.

Born in 1937, Tom grew up sustained by the Ovens River. He talks about fishing crowds at Post Office Lane, a popular spot to catch Redfin after the spring floods. He goes on to describe diverse fishing…

"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…