A River of Many Currents

A River of Many Currents

[One River Reference Group member Lani Houston shares her reflections on the Narrandera local project, Tipping Point, presented on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River at the site of the old Oakbank Brewery on Sat 20 April, 2013]. Pictured above: Aboriginal Elder, Cedric Briggs. On a cool autumn evening I travelled with friends to Narrandera […]

Tipping Point Documentary Now Online

The documentary from Vic and Sarah McEwan’s One River project in Narrandera, Tipping Point, is now online and can be viewed here.

Tipping Point Draws Hundreds out to the Old Narrandera Brewery

<em>Tipping Point</em> Draws Hundreds out to the Old Narrandera Brewery

As part of the Centenary of Canberra, a unique site-specific work was presented at the site of the old Oakbank Brewery in Narrandera on a perfect autumn evening on Sat 20 April 2013. Guests were invited to arrive at 5:30 pm and bring picnic rugs and snacks in order to enjoy the music of local […]

Gradual Adaptation

Tipping Point is a project from The Cad Factory – serialised in the Narrandera Argus – that explores the different beliefs, practices and ideas that exist within a community. Celebrating these differences, learning from them and having a conversation that is removed from dramatic emotion and instead is focused on conversation as a form of […]

Workshop with local Aboriginal students for Tipping Point

Workshop with local Aboriginal students for Tipping Point

In an earlier post we shared the newspaper article that we wrote about local Aboriginal Elder Cedric Briggs.  Cedric story was a unique perspective as he had grown up on Aboriginal Missions on both the Murray and the Murrumbidgee. To help illustrate his story we conducted a day long workshop with four talented students from […]

We used to think that water was just something that fell out of the sky.

We used to think that water was just something that fell out of the sky.

The third instalment of the Tipping Point column printed in the Narrandera Argus sees The Cad Factory talk with Wagga-based water lawyer Julie Briggs. As we explore the region learning about people’s relationships to water, we are focusing on the Riverina with particular interest in the Narrandera area.As we are researching different aspects of water […]

I’ve Never Been Too Far From The River

I’ve Never Been Too Far From The River

The first newspaper story in our 6 week series that we are writing for Tipping Point comes from local Elder and long-time Narrandera resident Cedric Briggs who was born in 1927. Tipping Point is a project that is collecting stories from local people about their relationship to the river system in the Murray   Darling Basin. […]

It’s not changing our mind, it’s uncovering the most suitable path forward.

It’s not changing our mind, it’s uncovering the most suitable path forward.

We generally like to enter a project with a rough idea of the outcome, a plan worked out for how to get to the destination, but now always knowing the destination until we arrive. Being firm believers that the answers are all embedded within a project and we just have to locate them, we trust […]