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Jason Simpson with fishing lure, Namoi River, 7 September 2010.
Jason Simpson is a recreational fisher living in the northern New South Wales town of Narrabri through which the Namoi River flows. Born in 1976, he has lived in this country town since the age of four and has been fishing since his youth, becoming…

Namoi_Harris_int_1.mp3
Darcy Harris moved to the Narrabri region after his father purchased a property in the area when he was a young man. It was during his life on the property where he learned how to fish from his father, whom he considered to be a good fisherman. Life…

Portrait of Don Spider Cunningham, Narrabri (NSW), 7 September 2010.
An interview in four parts.

Don 'Spider' Cunningham is a recreational fisher who is part of the Narrabri Fishing Club and has resided in Narrabri (NSW) his entire life. He has strong ties with the area with his father also from Narrabri and his…

Eric Hannan, Rampadelles near Boggabri (NSW), 8 September 2010.
An interview in five parts.

Eric and Carol Hannan are the owners of the Rampadelles property near Boggabri by the Namoi River and have lived here with their four children since 1973. During this time, the Hannan family have experienced numerous…

Dennis Lean, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in five parts with Dennis Lean.

Born in 1943, Dennis Lean is a third generation shop owner in Yarrawonga. His grandfather came to the area in 1917 and opened a barber shop. The shop was predominantly for hairdressing, but Dennis's…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Jones_transcript_corrected.doc
An interview in three parts with Henry Jones.

Born in 1941, Henry is a sixth generation commercial fisher, and also ran a yabby restaurant for thirty years. He talks about learning to fish from his father, a commercial fisherman at Renmark, in the…

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…

Balonne_Codrington-and-co_int.mp3
An interview with three local fisherman Keith Codrington, George Thomas, and Robert Worboys.

With over 50 years experience fishing in the region, Keith, George and Robert share their knowledge of the Culgoa-Balonne region. They discuss floods,…