Murray: Oral History of Gavin Vale

Title

Murray: Oral History of Gavin Vale

Description

An interview in three parts with Gavin Vale.

Born in 1957, Gavin has lived all his life at Picola on the Murray River, at the edge of the Barmah Forest. Gavin‘s family property was used predominantly for sheep farming, with the occasional crop for fodder and hay.

Gavin talks about: irrigation channels through the family property; fish species, their locations, and tricks to finding them; types of bait; fishing equipment; tethering fish; impact of European carp e.g. water quality; changes in people over time in the area.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

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

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2010-11-25

Access Rights

Open access

License

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

Gavin Vale

Location

Yarrawonga, Victoria

Duration

Part 1 00:20:08
Part 2 00:20:06
Part 3 00:22:34

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Mainstem Murray 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: Redfin
Item: Brown Trout

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