Goulburn: Oral History of Charlee Campbell and Faye Crowe


Goulburn: Oral History of Charlee Campbell and Faye Crowe


An interview in three parts with Charlee Campbell and Faye Crowe.

Charlee and Faye talk about Hollands Creek; growing up along the creek; memories of swimming and playing in the river; the cycle of flooding and the dry; and Aerial maps. Faye mentions learning to fish with her uncles; and both Charlee and Faye talk about horse riding; picnics; water levels and flow rates; changes in the river structure due to floods; walking on the creek bed; a large flood; the 2004, 2005 drought; their efforts to warn Benalla (Victoria) of the approaching flood; natural springs; sand deposits; erosion; their involvement with Holland's Creek Demonstration Reach; re-snagging work; collaboration with Goulburn Broken Catchment Authority; riffles; field days; re-vegetation; historical popularity of fishing ; and water rats.

Mention of "McGregor's Bridge"; "Crowe's swimming pool" - a local waterhole.

Mention of Koala, Platypus, Water rats, Frogs, Echidna, Wombat, Deer, Snakes, Blackberry


Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley


University of Technology, Sydney


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


Copyright University of Technology, Sydney



Access Rights

Open access



Originally organised by researchers in sub-collection 'MDB Extra'. Hollands Creek flows into the Broken River, which is a main tributary of the Goulburn River.


Jodi Frawley


Charlee Campbell
Faye Crowe


Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia


Part 1 00:05:33
Part 2 00:28:00
Part 3 00:18:54

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Goulburn River, Victoria
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: Rainbow Trout

Position: 147 (57 views)