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Cross family, Narran River, 1920s.
Historical images provided by Pat Cross during her oral history interview.

The photos show family activities such as learning to swim in the Narran River in the 1920s.

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.…

Jack and Tracy Bye, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in four parts with Tracy Bye.

Born in 1964, Tracy is Manager of the Loxton Information Bureau. She moved to Loxton when she was about 11, and spent a lot of time at Katarapko Creek. Tracy saw her interview as a way to honour her…

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…

Beryl and Colin Leigo, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in two parts with Colin and Beryl Leigo.

Colin and Beryl live on the Mooreland Downs sheep property, half way between Wanaaring and Hungerford, west of the Paroo River.

Colin talks about: family history at Moorland Downs; land…

"Broulee - surf beach from the headland" (CC-BY-NC) by Kate Bunker, on Flickr at https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8544/8626608087_fa549a7a93_k.jpg
The interviewee speaks of how she came to live on the Far South Coast. She and her husband felt it was the best place to raise kids. Active lifestyle, healthier, 'clean', and there is a strong sense of community. Mums meet at the beach and share…

Murray_Kennedy_transcript_notes.docx
A document written by Richard Kennedy, kindly provided in addition to his oral history interview with the Talking Fish research team.

Richard is a Ngiyampaa Aboriginal man residing in Wodonga, Victoria. Born in 1959, Richard grew up on the Lachlan…