"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.
These interviews will be added to this page.

Latest - Bill Edgar added 15 July 2020
Bill Middleton added 28 Feb 2020
Bert Semmens from 2000 added 15 Nov 2019
Alan Threader from 2010 added on 15 Nov 2019/h6>