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Anne Marie Parnaby with baby and cod 1988-05-01
Images were sourced by the Talking Fish project team from Phillip Parnaby on the day of his oral history interview.

A.G. Warner in flooded car, enroute to visit Grace Cooney, 1925
Historical images of the Warner family. Gordon Warner 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 used…

A selection of historical images from the family archive of Colin and Beryl Leigo, from 1926-1985. They show the Paroo River and Willara during flood periods 1926, 1932, 1942, and 1949; flooded shearing sheds; getting food supplies; boating sheep…

Wool load, transported by cattle from Eulo to Cunnamulla, Queensland, circa 1920s
Historical images of the Heinemann family. Ron Heinemann was born in 1922, and grew up on a sheep property in Springvale, west of Eulo, on the Paroo River. Ron’s parents moved to the area in the 1920s.

Images were sourced by the Talking Fish…

Don 'Spider' Cunningham (third from right) with group at a Namoi Carp Muster, n.d.
Images provided by Don Cunningham during his oral history interview.

Gordon Cain and a catfish, Berrygil Creek (NSW), circa 1980.
Photos provided by Helen Cain and the Narrabri & Districts Historical Society archives illustrate the river conditions and aquatic life within the region spanning a period of over 40 years.

Callop, 2005-07-07
Barry Porter lives in Berri, in the Riverland area. Having worked on a pile driving barge, and working most of his life on the river, Barry has extensive knowledge of locks and weirs from the Murray mouth to Euston (Lock 15). He currently monitors…

Fish catch, Murray River, [no date]
Historical images of the Aston family, three generations of professional fishermen in the Renmark region. John held a commercial licence between 1956 and 1997. His grandfather was also a boat maker.

Images provided by John Aston during his oral…

Men with Murray Cod, Melbourne railway workers used to regularly come to the Hughendon property for week long spells of camping and fishing, [no date]<br />
Born in 1922, Ken’s family have lived on the ‘Hughendon’ property at Thornton since the 1860s. The Goulburn River runs on one side of the property and the Rubicon River runs through the middle.

Photographs provided by Ken Gilmore at the time…

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…