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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…

MDB-Extra_Smith_int.mp3
Kevin Smith is a policeman and farmer. His grandparents have lived on the ‘Riverview’ property at Tatong since 1912. Kevin has a deep interest in ecological preservation and our relationship with the environment. Fern Hames is the Victorian…

Portrait of Tony Martin, 2011
An interview in three parts with Tony Martin.

Tony discusses bait and lure fishing; permanent set lines; and recalls the arrival of Redfin and Carp. He shares stories about the professional fisherman who used to fish the Murray; illegal fishing;…

MDB-Extra_Koehn-and-co_int.mp3
An interview with John Koehn, John Douglas, and Roy Patterson.

John Koehn is a research officer for the Arthur Rylah Institute, Melbourne, and studies freshwater fish ecology. John Douglas works for Victorian Fisheries, and Roy Patterson is a…

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…

(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…

Phillip Sullivan (L) and a representative from the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (R), Tamworth (NSW), 18 October 2010.
Phillip Sullivan grew up on the Brewarrina Aboriginal Mission in the 1960s with his immediate and extended family. For Phillip, life on the river as a Ngemba man revolved around the Barwon River with fishing and swimming being favourite pastimes for…

Feli McHughes in Brewarrina (NSW), 11 December 2010.
Feli McHughes is a Ngemba man from the Upper Darling region of Brewarrina. His passion about the Brewarrina Ngemba Billabong and the wider river system has seen him involved in a number of projects with numerous organisations. His visions for the…

Paroo_Warner_int_1.mp3
An interview in two parts with Gordon Warner.

Gordon has spent most of his life in the Eulo district, and thirty years on a cattle property at Wandilla on the eastern side of the Paroo River. The district is sheep and cattle country; the Paroo…

(L to R) Hamish Sewell and Douglas MacGregor, oral history interview, 2010
An interview with Douglas (Dougie) MacGregor, who has lived in Cunnamulla for over eighty years. Dougie’s father fought in World Wars I and II. He bought his father’s town carrying business as a young man, and shares extensive knowledge of road…