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Lorraine Gardiner and Brian Gardiner interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4735719
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Gardiner, L. A. (Lorraine Andrea), Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2009 
2 sound files (ca. 98 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Folkloric recording. Lorraine and Brian Gardiner speak about their early life in the mining town of Queenstown; the social life and culture of the town; their schooling and occupations; the Franklin River Blockade. Brian, who worked as a media liaison officer for the Hydro Electric Commission (HEC) talks about his thoughts on the declaration of the area as a World Heritage Area and National Park; the actions against the National Parks and Wildlife organisation over certain aspects of the areas declaration as a National Park and how it was "nearly civil war".

Partial contents Brian Gardiner sings an Anti National Park protest song from the time of the Franklin River Blockade. 
Notes

Recorded on 13 October 2009 in Strahan, Tas.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available (6 p.) 
Subjects Gardiner, L. A. (Lorraine Andrea) -- Interviews.  |  Gardiner, B. (Brian) -- Interviews.  |  Conservation of natural resources -- Tasmania -- Franklin River Region.  |  Demonstrations -- Tasmania -- Franklin River Region.  |  Protest songs -- Tasmania -- Franklin River.  |  Queenstown (Tas.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Queenstown (Tas.) -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Gardiner, B. (Brian), Interviewee  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 6124/12
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ORAL TRC 6124/12 (summary)
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