“It’s like a big nest.”

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Eleven year old Opia Hamilton-Delmas talks to her mother, Anne Delmas, about why she loves living in the hinterland town of Maleny.

Recorded in Maleny, Queensland

“I used to watch the brumbies swim over from Bribie and eat the grass.”

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Friends John Ensor and Des Dwyer remember their childhood  in Caloundra.

Recorded in Caloundra, Queensland

“Your friends have emptied out your house.’”

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Tony Moore and his family were holidaying in New Zealand in January 2011, unaware that floods had hit Brisbane and flooded their West End home. He also had no idea that friend Cesca Lejeune and her family had saved all Tony’s possessions before the floods hit. Tony and Cesca talk about that time.

Recorded in West End, Brisbane

“How do you tax people for Bunyas?”

Justine and Richard

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Justine and Richard Newport reminisce about what it was like living in and around Maleny in the 1980s.

Recorded in Maleny, Queensland

“That was the beginning of my love affair with Caloundra.”

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Anne Wensley tells her daughter, Yvette, about how her lifelong connection to Caloundra came about after having survived a life-threatening illness as a child.

 

Recorded in Caloundra, Queensland

“It was silent and I just wept.”

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Gillian Pechey and Amanda Wilson from Frog Hollows talk about trying to stop the building of Baroon Pocket Dam and how one day their beloved river stopped running.

Recorded in Maleny, Queensland