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(L to R) Hamish Sewell and Douglas MacGregor, oral history interview, 2010
An interview with Douglas (Dougie) MacGregor, who has lived in Cunnamulla for over eighty years. Dougie’s father fought in World Wars I and II. He bought his father’s town carrying business as a young man, and shares extensive knowledge of road…

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Lorna McNiven pictured near the riverbank of the Paroo, Eulo (QLD), 17 October 2010.
Lorna McNiven is an Indigenous woman who was born in Eulo in south-western Queensland. Her family, known as river people, are the Budjari and Murrawarri peoples. Lorna discusses her life along the Paroo River and the great source of life, leisure and…

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Paroo_Murphy_int.mp3
Colin Tud Murphy is an Indigenous man who grew up on Tilbaroo Station in the Paroo region where he credits his family, particularly his grandfather, for teaching him about fishing and droving.

In the interview Tud describes the changes he has…

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Paroo_Warner_int_1.mp3
An interview in two parts with Gordon Warner.

Gordon has spent most of his life in the Eulo district, and thirty years on a cattle property at Wandilla on the eastern side of the Paroo River. The district is sheep and cattle country; the Paroo…

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An interview in five parts with Adrian Brown.

Adrian talks about growing up along the River (around Queanbeyan River, Jumping Creek, and Wanna Wanna Creek) and the way that he and his brother learnt the land by walking it and fishing the river…

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Phillip Sullivan (L) and a representative from the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (R), Tamworth (NSW), 18 October 2010.
Phillip Sullivan grew up on the Brewarrina Aboriginal Mission in the 1960s with his immediate and extended family. For Phillip, life on the river as a Ngemba man revolved around the Barwon River with fishing and swimming being favourite pastimes for…

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Portrait of Phil Duncan, Parramatta (NSW), 1 March 2011.
An interview in four parts.

Phil Duncan is an Aboriginal man with both Wiradjuri and Gamilaraay heritage. He identifies predominantly as a Gamilaraay man who grew up in Moree in northern New South Wales. Born in 1963, Phil is Chair of the First…

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On the Loddon River with the Kerang Crew, 2010
John Baulch: taught himself how to fish as a child with an Alvey sidecast fishing reel. He talks about flow rates; water levels; the European Carp supplanting the Redfin; the decline of Yellowbelly; selling fish to the local clubs; and the return of…

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"Sunset in Batemans Bay" (CC-BY-NC) by orienterare, on Flickr at https://c3.staticflickr.com/3/2889/9120759494_a105e5d347_k.jpg
The interviewee moved to the far south coast primarily for lifestyle reasons – ‘we just liked the kind of laid-back, small country town feel’. He grew up in Port Stephens, Newcastle and has lived in Canberra as well, so is familiar with the…

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