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Kingsley Abdulla, Lake Bonney (SA), 2010
An interview in three parts with Kingsley Abdulla.

Kingsley is from the Gerard Aboriginal community in South Australia. Born in 1971, he has always lived on the river; camping with family and extended family, a time for Elders to educate the…

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.…

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…

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…

(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…

(L to R) Howard Hendrick, Talking Fish project team member, 2010
An interview in three parts with Howard Hendrick.

Born in Renmark in 1923, Howard lives on the banks of the Murray River at Pyap, near Loxton. He grew up in an underprivileged First World War settlement in Renmark, spending school holidays helping…

Riparian vegetation, Katarapko Creek, 2010
Howard Hendrick lives on the banks of the Murray River at Pyap, near Loxton. These images were taken on the day of his oral history interview with the Talking Fish team. Howard would like to see more water allowed to flow to help the wetlands…

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…

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…

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…