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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…

From photo album of Ray Donald; Victorian Fisheries 1951-1988. (bottom) Fieldwork at Goulburn River, Shepparton (VIC), August 1983.
Raymond Donald was a technician at the Snobs Creek Hatchery for thirty-five years. During fieldwork trips, which could last for several weeks, not only did Raymond set nets, angle for brood stock, and process fish, but he also ensured camp life on…

Goulburn_Hall_transcript.doc
An interview in three parts.

Mick Hall is a fly fisher living in Alexandra in Victoria. He learned how to fish when he was four years of age. After a break, he took up fishing again around the age of 14 and has been fishing ever since.

Mick…

(L to R) Jodi Frawley and John McKenzie, 2010.
An interview in four parts with Raymond Donald and John McKenzie.

Born in 1926, Raymond Donald was a technician at the Snobs Creek Hatchery for thirty-five years. During fieldwork trips, which could last for several weeks, not only did Raymond set…

MDB-Extra_Weber_int.mp3
An interview with Rolf Weber, a senior biodiversity officer with Fisheries and Wildlife, who came to Shepparton Victoria in 1981.

Rolf talks about: wetland vegetation; role of plants in providing protection for fish and their eggs; Myriophyllum…

"Narooma 2" by Dave - aka Emptybelly, on Flickr at https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/29/52080860_be6b0d7e37_b.jpg
The interviewee has a wide background spanning food technology, captive animal management, education, and has worked with NSW Fisheries, looking after Black Cod in captivity. For the last thirty years he has scuba dived and snorkelled, spear fishing…

Katarapko_Wilksch_transcript_SLNSW.doc
An interview in three parts with the Malcom Wilksch.

Born in 1935, Malcom is a professional fisherman. First taught to fish by his grandfather, he bought a professional licence in 1957.

Malcom talks about: soldier settlements around the time…

An interview in four parts with J.O. Langtry.

J.O. Langtry talks about his investigation into the ecology of the Murray-Darling System with the newly formed State Fisheries and Game Department of Victoria. His systematic examination of native…

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…