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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…

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Goulburn_Cubbin-and-Holloway_transcript.doc
An interview in three parts.

Wally Cubbin and Ern Holloway are both fishers who reside in Nagambie, Victoria. Wally has been living in the area for more than 35 years, while Ern has lived in the area his entire life.

In the interview, Wally…

Position: 120 (64 views)

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Tugwell-and-Grundy_int_1.mp3
An interview in three parts with Dean Tugwell and Sally Grundy.

Dean, born 1929, is from Victor Harbour, and lived through the 1956 flood. Married since 1960, Dean and Sally live at Mundoo Island near the mouth of the Murray River. Dean recalls…

Position: 66 (83 views)

Ovens_Hogg-and-Evans_transcript.doc
An interview in three parts with Lyall Hogg and Ollie Evans.

Lyall grew up in Merbien, and learnt to fish with his father. His uncle was a professional fisherman who built boats and sent his catch from Bourke to Sydney. He talks about irrigation;…

Position: 212 (44 views)

Drought near Wilcannia (NSW), August 2007
Photographs of the 2007 drought near Wilcannia.

Position: 159 (55 views)

Frawley2012Page178.tif
The data from this study region includes 7 oral histories (audio as mp3s, and transcripts) and 3 image galleries, as well as a georeferenced hand-drawn map of the area.

Bourke was once the end of the line for most of the paddlesteamers that made…

Position: 36 (107 views)

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…

Position: 51 (94 views)

An informal interview with Henry and Joan Cross. No audio was recorded.

Henry and Joan Cross live at Goonaroo Station, an 11,000 acre sheep and cattle property. The property is located north of Hebel on the New South Wales and Queensland borders…

Position: 92 (74 views)

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…

Position: 97 (72 views)

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…

Position: 66 (83 views)