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Ron Tong interviewed by Diana Giese for the Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project (sound recording]
Bib ID 2133227
Format AudioAudio [(sound recording]
Author
Tong, Ronald F., 1962-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1995 Apr. 15 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 74 min.) 
Series

Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project.

Summary

Ron Tong, a general manager, talks of his grandfather's migration to Australia; working as a teacher; his initial involvement in the family produce business; his masters degree; the impact of the recession in the late 1980s; being Chairman of the Institute of Management; racism; doing business with Asia; the sister city of Beihai; government strategies to plan and refine exports; Institute of Exporters; future family involvement in the business.

Notes

Recorded in Cairns on April 15, 1995.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected draft transcript available (typescript, 52 leaves) 
Subjects Tong, Ronald F., 1962- -- Interviews.  |  Businessmen -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chinese -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Giese, Diana, 1947-, Interviewer

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    ORAL TRC 3243 (transcript)
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