“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

“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

 

“The dust would ooze through every tiny crevice.”

Nell and Andrew

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Nell Harris shares her memories of childhood in Mt Isa with her husband, Andrew Murray.

Recorded in the Numinbah Valley in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Qld

“I feel like an in-betweener.”

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Peter Brown came to Australia from England in the late 1960’s as a ‘ten pound tourist’. He talks with his daughter Susan James about his experience of being an immigrant in Australia.

Recorded in Maleny, Queensland

“He opened the door and he took the baby out to show them.”

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Hilda Penney shares stories with her daughter, Lyn Burgess, about her granddad’s time in early Witta, including an important meeting with local Aboriginal people.

Recorded in Maleny, Queensland