Goulburn: Oral History of Kevin Smith and Fern Hames

Title

Goulburn: Oral History of Kevin Smith and Fern Hames

Description

Kevin Smith is a policeman and farmer. His grandparents have lived on the ‘Riverview’ property at Tatong since 1912. Kevin has a deep interest in ecological preservation and our relationship with the environment. Fern Hames is the Victorian Native Fish Strategy Co-ordinator, and shares memories of growing up along Hollands Creek. Hollands Creek is a tributary of Goulburn River.

Kevin and Fern talk about: changes they have seen at Hollands Creek over decades; droughts and recent floods in Tatong; force of flood waters on habitat e.g. rock, tree deposits; new habitats and flows created by floods; eco-preservation and eco-tourism; Hollands Creek Demonstration Reach.

Mention of unspecified fish species: trout, galaxias.

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

2010-11-16

Access Rights

Open access

License

Provenance

Originally organised by researchers in sub-collection 'MDB Extra'.

Interviewer

Hamish Sewell

Interviewee

Kevin Smith
Fern Hames

Location

Benalla, VIC

Duration

00:36:21

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: Macquarie Perch
Item: Brown Trout

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