Namoi: Oral History of Eric and Carol Hannan


Namoi: Oral History of Eric and Carol Hannan


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 floods, and as a result have devised their own way to prepare for, and survive them.

The interview covers the types of fish in the area, flood patterns and frequency, life surrounding the river and its importance, changing river conditions, and recommendations moving forward.

Mentioned: Willow trees,


Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley


University of Technology, Sydney


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


Copyright University of Technology, Sydney



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Jodi Frawley


Eric Hannan
Carol Hannan


Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia


Part 1 00:19:18
Part 2 00:02:26
Part 3 00:25:11
Part 4 00:18:19
Part 5 00:02:53

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Item: Freshwater Catfish
Item: Namoi: Images from interview with Eric and Carol Hannan
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