All I Want to Do

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in News, One River Goolwa and Murray Mouth | No Comments
All I Want to Do

[Robert Hera-Singh is eleven years of age. When asked how he feels about the area he lives in, he replied, ‘I’m proud of the water coming back. I’m proud that so many people survived through the drought. I’m proud how Australians say they’ll never give up on the lake and the Coorong and I hope […]

Weaving

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in News, One River Goolwa and Murray Mouth | One Comment
Weaving

[Ellen Trevorrow is a Ngarrindjeri elder from Camp Coorong and an Ngarrindjeri Cultural Basket Weaver. She is currently working towards many exhibitions and she is a dedicated worker with children. She tells her story to Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh.] I’m a Ngarrindjeri woman from on the Murray River, not that far from Wellington, near where the […]

Community

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Community

[Kym McHugh has held the position of Mayor of Alexandrina for the past eighteen years. He’s currently President of the South Australian Local Government Association and a Life Member of the South Australian Country Fire Services and previously Chair of the SACFS Board. He tells his story to Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh.] I’ve always lived at […]

Wasted Water

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Wasted Water

[Garry Hera-Singh has been President of the Southern Fishermans’ Association for the past thirteen years. He was at the helm when the Lakes and Coorong Fishery became only the third fishery in Australia and the twenty-seventh in the world to gain Marine Stewardship Council Accreditation for sustainable fisheries. He acknowledges that he had, and still […]

Together We Stand

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in News, One River Goolwa and Murray Mouth | No Comments
Together We Stand

Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh interviews Glen and Tracy Hill, environmentally sustainable fishers of the Coorong, near the Murray Mouth, SA. “When you go out on the water, you’re in tune with nature. It’s emotional.” – Glen Hill Tracy: Glen and I decided to call ourselves Coorong Wild Seafood because we were not only proud of what […]

All the Rivers Ran

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in News, One River Goolwa and Murray Mouth | No Comments
All the Rivers Ran

[Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh interviews retired Director of Signal Point, Goolwa, Frank Tuckwell. Frank has been a Councillor on the Alexandrina Council for the past twenty-two years and has been a member of Lions International for almost fifty years.] I’m retired, well as retired as you can be in a country town. My last real job […]

The Solution

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in News, One River Goolwa and Murray Mouth | 2 Comments
The Solution

[Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh interviews third generation Lake Alexandrina farmer Phil Withers] My grandfather, Alfred Robert Withers, purchased Nalpa Station – a 10,000 acre property bordering Lake Alexandrina – from an Adelaide based family, the Stirlings. That was back in 1923 and the main reason he bought it was that there was a drought up along the […]

Opportunity Knocks

Posted by on Apr 27, 2013 in News, One River Goolwa and Murray Mouth | No Comments
Opportunity Knocks

[This story is by Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh as part of the One River, Goolwa project: Alluvial Connections, from the source to the sea] Now bear in mind that my memory is not what it used to be. Okay, so the story is: I was a businessman. I was from the mid-north of the state and […]