Browse Items (18 total)

  • Tags: Environmental flows

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: 67 (72 views)

Brian Schulz, 2011
An interview with Brian Schulz, a recreational fisher, who grew up in the Barossa Valley, fished on the Murray, and moved to Murray Bridge in 1980. Brian ran a fishing competition called 'Fantastic Fisherama' at Walker’s Flat and Big Bend in the…

Position: 173 (43 views)

Portrait of Michael Anderson, Hebel (QLD), 13 October 2010.
Station-owner and Ualarai man Michael Anderson provides a rich and in-depth interview on his personal experience with the Murray-Darling Basin from his current base by the Bokhara River. As an executive member of the Northern Basins Aboriginal…

Position: 46 (86 views)

Balonne_Stephens_int.mp3
An interview with Pat Stephens, a local butcher.

Born in 1933, Pat talks about fishing in the Dirranbandi area and the changes he has noticed over the last 60 years. Having fished since he was a boy, the biggest changes have been a reduction in…

Position: 101 (60 views)

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…

Position: 147 (49 views)

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…

Position: 54 (81 views)

Barry Porter, 2010
An interview in four parts with Barry Porter.

Born in 1949, Barry lives in Berri, in the Riverland area. Having worked on a pile driving barge and worked most his life on the river, Barry has extensive knowledge of locks and weirs from the Murray…

Position: 122 (54 views)

Portrait of Eric (John) Aston, 2010
An interview in seven parts with Eric ‘John’ Aston.

Born in 1942, John held a commercial licence between 1956 and 1997. He discusses his family history in commercial fishing since 1918, three generations. His grandfather was also a boat maker.…

Position: 122 (54 views)

Gil Stoneham, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with the Gil and Gladys Stoneham, Peter Teakle, John Aston, and Clarence John; professional fishers of the Murray River in the Renmark area. Gil is also a cut flower grower.

The group talk about: a wall structure built…

Position: 153 (48 views)

(L to R) Jodi Frawley interviewing Todd Goodman, fish breeding tanks in background, 2010
An interview with Todd Goodman.

Todd, a landholder in the Murray Bridge area, breeds a variety of flatheaded gudgeon fish species in tanks in his garage, including the endangered Purple Spotted gudgeon. Todd’s broodstock facility includes…

Position: 153 (48 views)