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James Vickery interviewed by Gregg Borschmann in the Environmental awareness in Australia oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2405382
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Vickery, F. J. (Frederick James), 1928-, Interviewee
 
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Description 2003 
5 digital audio tapes (ca. 323 min.) 
Series

Environmental awareness in Australia oral history project.

Summary

James (Jim) Vickery, retired grazier and public servant, born in Yaninee, S. Aust., recalls his family background; station life in Central Australia in mid 20th century; droving; working for Elders (pastoral company) and the Pastoral Board; discusses other prominent pastoralists; overexploitation of land; the effect of grazing and droving on the environment; land tenure; environmental land management.

Notes

Recorded on 24 April, 2003 in Clare, S. Aust.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Vickery, F. J. (Frederick James), 1928- -- Interviews.  |  Stockmen -- Australia, Central -- Interviews.  |  Grazing -- Environmental aspects -- Australia.  |  Ranch life -- Australia, Central.
Occupation Graziers.  |  Public servants.
Other authors/contributors Borschmann, Gregg (Gregg John), 1955-, Interviewer

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