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Dave Johns engaged in an informal (unrecorded) interview and was happy for it to be made available on the public record. Handwritten notes from the interview are stored at the State Library of New South Wales in collection ML OH 647/1-130.

In his…

Portrait of Phillip Parnaby, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with Phillip Parnaby.

Phillip has lived in Bourke his entire life and in this interview he talks about his experience fishing while growing up in a family of eight, when fish were a large part of their diet. He explains…

(L to R) Mick and Barb Davis, 2010
An interview in three parts with Mick and Barb Davis.

Mick explains his family history and the history of their property 'Myandetta". He talks about the history of fishing in the area; professional anglers and netters; and changing attitudes…

Goulburn_Purbrick_transcript.doc
An interview in two parts.

Hayley Purbrick is a fifth generation member of the Purbrick Family who owns the Tahbilk Winery. She grew up on nearby Lake Nagambie and has interacted with the river since she was a child. She is involved in the…

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…

Robert Lacey, St George (QLD), 8 October 2010.
An interview in two parts with Robert Lacey.

Robert Lacey is an Indigenous man who has resided in the St George area in southern Queensland most his life. His people are the traditional owners of the land: his mother is a Mandandanji woman, while…

An interview in three parts with Jenny Whyman, a Paakintji woman and representative on the Northern Basins Aboriginal
Nations Committee (NBAN).

Born in 1956, Jenny talks about families and growing up on the river at a camp on the Darling at…

Portrait of William Riley, Tamworth (NSW), 18 October 2010.
An interview in three parts with William Riley, a Paakantji man.

Born in 1934, William talks about growing up in Wilcannia and Broken Hill in north-western New South Wales. He recalls being taught to fish by his Grandmother and Aunties using hand…