National Library of Australia

Australia Day Public Holiday: all National Library reading rooms will be closed on Monday 27 January for the Australia Day public holiday.  Regular reading room hours will resume on Tuesday 28 January.  See our opening hours for more information.

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Ian McCann interviewed by John Bannister in the Australian generations oral history project
Bib ID 6252066
Format AudioAudio [spoken word]
Author
McCann, Ian, 1959-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access to be determined. 
Description 2012 
3 sound files (approximately 159 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Summary

Ian McCann, born in Bridgend, Wales, talks about his family background; his childhood in Wales; his mother; single parenting; social activities; his schooling; his grandfather; technological and social changes; his father’s family; Wales and its cultural significance; gender roles; immigrating as part of the Fairbridge society; his impressions of Australia; sports; Aboriginal Australian history; his interests; his schooling and education in Australia; WAIT and Curtin University; politics; film and television; ceramics and design; principles of society; community arts; his inspirations; spirituality; cultural growth; refugees; climate change; his career; his children; his marriage and divorce; aging; cave diving; his career in Africa; working with younger generations; his views on the future; resilience in adversity.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded between 26 and 28 June 2012 in Perth, Western Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 pages) 
Subjects McCann, Ian, 1959- -- Interviews.  |  Age-structured populations -- Australia.  |  Baby boom generation -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Baby boom generation -- Australia -- Attitudes.  |  Welsh -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Executives -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Intergenerational relations -- Australia.
Occupation Executives.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    ORAL TRC 6300/75
    Copy: Recording
    Special Collections Reading Room
    ORAL TRC 6300/75 (summary)
    Copy: Summary
    Special Collections Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.