"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 - Bert Semmens from 2000 added 15 Nov 2019
Alan Threader from 2010 added on 15 Nov 2019
Val Cleary from 2001 added on 25 September 2019

 

 


 

 

 
 
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Alan Threader
Oral History