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Graham Scott interviewed by Rob Willis in the Voices of the bush oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 4604955
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Scott, Graham, 1944-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2009 
1 sound file (ca. 66 min.) 
Series

Voices of the bush oral history project.

Summary

Graham Scott talks about his early career with the N.S.W. Justice Department as a Clerk of the Court in different country locations; the relationship with the law and farmers during times of drought and other hardships; after leaving his job as a Clerk of the Court in Condobolin taking up a career with the Lachlander newspaper, one of two in the town; the role of the Lachlander and its importance to the community; the financial aspects of running a small independent newspaper; the content and contributions from locals.

Biography/History

Graham Scott is the Managing Editor of the Condobolin Lachlander newspaper. The paper is an independent in a small country town and only converted from the old hot metal printing to computers in 2004.

Notes

Recorded by Olya Willis.

Summary accompanied by photographs.

Recorded on April 27, 2009 at Condobolin, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 p.) 
Subjects Scott, Graham, 1944- -- Interviews.  |  Lachlander (Condobolin, N.S.W.)  |  Newspaper editors -- New South Wales -- Condobolin -- Interviews.  |  Newspapers -- New South Wales -- Condobolin.  |  Country life -- New South Wales -- Condobolin.  |  Condobolin (N.S.W.) -- Newspapers.  |  Condobolin (N.S.W.) -- Social conditions.
Occupation Newspaper editors.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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