Upper Condamine: Oral History of Ray and Olive Shooter

Title

Upper Condamine: Oral History of Ray and Olive Shooter

Description

An interview with Olive and Ray Shooter.

The Shooters speak of their experience living next to Dalrymple Creek, a tributary of the Condamine. Ray talks about the changes he has observed in the creek over almost 80 years, its transformation, and the changing patterns of fish migration and sizes. The Shooters reflect fondly on their continuing recreational use of the creek.

Mention of the River Improvement Trust and The Tulgai Skull documentary made in the 1960s, investigating the history of the Indigenous peoples in the region.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley
Hamish Sewell

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2010-09-27

Access Rights

Open access

License

Interviewer

Hamish Sewell

Interviewee

Olive Shooter
Ray Shooter

Location

Talgai, Queensland

Duration

00:50:20

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Upper Condamine River
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Golden Perch
Item: Freshwater Catfish
Item: Upper Condamine: Images from interview with Ray and Olive Shooter
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