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Living on the edge [sound recording] : Lawrence Hargrave Drive. (Part 1) : Oral History Program / RTA
Bib ID 3424250
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
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Description Surry Hills NSW : NSW Roads and Traffic Authority, c2005 
2 sound discs (ca. 91 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + Summary report (64 p., [31] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), col. maps, col. ports. ; 30 cm.) 
ISBN 1920907211
192090722X
Summary

"The RTA Environment Branch established its Oral History Program in 1997, to investigate various topics of historical interest. Living on the edge - Lawrence Hargrave Drive (Part 1) is the 10th thematic oral history to be undertaken as part of the program ... The project was based on 23 hours of digitally recorded interviews with 22 participants - local residents, former Department of Main Roads staff, former and current RTA staff, geologists and the Alliance champion."--Summary report, preliminary leaf.

Notes

"Original interviews and compilation by Frank Heimans (Cinetel Productions Pty Ltd)"--CD inlay card.

"RTA/Pub.05.018" (2 CDs); "RTA/Pub.05.019" (Summary report).

"February 2005"--Summary report.

"It is one of the most scenic roads in Australia and one of the most dangerous. Lawrence Hargrave Drive, also known as Main Road No. 185, the Coast Road and the Cliff Road winds its way along rugged coastal scenery from Stanwell Park to Thirroul, past the villages of Coalcliff, Clifton, Scarborough, Wombarra, Coledale and Austinmer."--p. 1.

Sound files containing excerpts from the original interviews and summarising the key themes uncovered during the course of the oral history project are available online. Address as at 05/05/05: http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au/environment/heritage/rtaoralhistoryprogram/lawrence_hargrave_drive_part1.html

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Subjects New South Wales. Dept. of Main Roads -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Lawrence Hargrave Drive (N.S.W.)
Other authors/contributors Heimans, Frank, 1943-  |  Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW  |  Cinetel Productions  |  Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW. Environment Branch  |  Oral History Program
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Oral History Program

RTA Oral History Program : living on the edge : Lawrence Hargrave Drive (Part 1)

Living on the edge : Lawrence Hargrave Drive (Part 1) : summary report : Oral History Program.

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