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Perry sandhills NSW by Helen Harrington, on Flickr at <br />
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An interview in four parts with Carmel Chapman, who works at the Wentworth Information Centre.

Born in 1941, Carmel talks about her life growing up in Merbein, near Mildura, on the Victorian side of the Murray River. She recalls fishing with…

"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…

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…

"Moruya Heads" by Finn Pröpper (CC-BY-NC-ND), on Flickr at https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3928/15356231260_2934e7fa29_k.jpg
The interviewee, in semi-retirement, moved from Sydney’s coast to Moruya on the far south coast to remain by the sea. He has fond memories of growing up on Sydney’s coast, learning to swim at beaches, in rock pools, and learning to surf.

He…

Bawley Point NSW (CC-BY-SA) by Milkbar Nick, on Flickr" at https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3742/10666375906_1da5132a30_s.jpg
The interviewee has lived and worked on the far south coast for the last eight years. Originally from central Victoria, his parents bought a holiday home in the area when he was as a child. Now he runs a small water-based tourist business with his…