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The data from this study region includes 8 oral histories (audio as mp3s, and transcripts) and 5 image galleries, as well as a georeferenced hand-drawn map of the area.

Once known as Crabb’s Creek, Katarapko Creek is a small anabranch of the…

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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…

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…

Head of 43 kg Murray Cod caught by Malcolm Wilksch in 1989
Images from the Wilksch family album of the Murray RIver, Murray Cod, and floodwaters circa 1975.

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…

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.…

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…

(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…