"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.

Oral Histories

The Forests Commission Retired Personnel Association holds a number of recorded interviews with forestry people about their careers.
As permission is gained to publish these interviews they will appear on this page.

These oral histories contain the personal opinions of the interviewees and do not necessarily represent the views or position of the FCRPA.

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Barrie Dexter

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Lois Dexter

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Alan Eddy

Oral History

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Gerry Griffin

Oral History

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Athol Hodgson

Oral History

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