Oral histories on the topic 'cricket'
Issy Wyner was born at Paddington, Sydney, in 1916 and grew up in the Rozelle-Balmain area. This interview was recorded specifically for his recollections of life in working class Sydney during the 1930s Depression, as part of research and preparation for the museum’s 2007 exhibition *Scarred and...
Topics: Aborigines, Al Jolson, Albert Robbie, Anatole France, Apia Club, Bankstown, Bar Mitzvah, Bill Telford, Balmain, Cabinet-makers, Carbonetti’s (fish business), Card games, Charles Bellamour, Charles Darwin, Cinemas, Cockatoo Island, Communist International, Communist Party of Australia, Cricket, Darling Street (Balmain), Dawn Fraser, Demonstrations, Depression 1930s, Dole, Dress-makers, Drummoyne, Elkington Park Baths, England, Estonia, Evictions, Family background, Fort Street school, George Bernard Shaw, Glebe, Glebe Town Hall, H G Wells, Hebrew, Irish, Israel, Italians, Jack Sylvester, Jack Trainer, Jews, Latvia, Leichhardt Council, Leichhardt Stadium, Local government, Marrickville, Methodist Mission, Middle East, Music, New Guinea, Picnics, Police, Queen, Victoria Building, Ramsay MacDonald, Relief work, Religion, Rozelle, Russia, Schooling, Scots, Shaun O’Carroll, Socialism, South Africa, The Domain, Tivoli, Unemployed Workers Movement, Unemployment, Vaudeville, Volunteer Hotel, Waterview Street (Balmain), West Wyalong, Wheat silos, White Bay, World War Two
Born in 1928 in Burnie Tasmania, Barry Lyons is a surviving son of Joseph and Enid Lyons, and was 86 at the time of interview. Joseph Lyons was Prime Minister of Australia from 1932 to 1939 when he died in office. Dame Enid Lyons was the first woman to be elected to the House of Representatives. ...
Topics: Air conditioning, Air travel, Australian Labor Party, Billy Hughes, Books, Canberra, Golf Club, Catholicism, Charles Ulm, Cricket, Devonport (Tas), Donald Bradman, Dr Guilford Young (Archbishop Tasmania), Enid Lyons, Family life, Feminism, Football, Fr O’Donnell, Games, Germaine Greer, Home Hill (Tas), Irish culture, Joe Scullin, Joseph Lyons, Lux Radio Theatre, Maids, Mercy Hospital (Melb), Mothercraft, Music, Parliament House, Prime Ministers, Radio, Religion, Schooling, Signing, Sport, St. Christopher’s school (ACT), Stanley Bruce, The Lodge, Ulverstone (Tas), United Australia Party, Wynyard Hospital (Tas), Xavier Preparatory School (Melb)
Gail Tregear, born in 1940, talks about her late father, Allan Tregear, who joined the Parliamentary service in the Senate in 1920 and was Clerk of the House of Representatives from 1955 to 1958. She also recalls memories of childhood and teenage years in the Provisional Parliament House.
Topics: Air-raid shelters, Albert Hall, Allan Tregear, Ben Chifley, Brassey House, Canada, Canberra, Canberra University College, Childhood memories, Clerks (House of Representatives), Cricket, Depression (1930s), Diaries, England, Family life, Film industry, Frederick Shedden, Gary Cooper, Golf, Hollywood, Home movies, Hong Kong, Horse races, House of Commons (UK), Illustrated London News (newspaper), John Curtin, Joint House Department, Kensington, Liberal Party, Malcolm Moir, Marriage, Mugga Way, Munitions, Nellie Melba, Opening ceremony 1927, Parliament House (Melbourne), Parliamentary Service, Phillip Island, Politics, Port Melbourne, Punch (magazine), Queanbeyan, Railways, Red Hill, Religion, Robert Garran, Robert Menzies, Saturday Evening Post (newspaper), Tennis, United States of America, University of Melbourne
Raeburn Trindall (1935-2014) was a prominent Australian cinematographer. He began his career in 1950 at Associated Film Laboratory before joining Movietone News in the camera department in 1955. He was soon elevated to being a Newsreel cinematographer and remained there till early 1961 – then wen...
Topics: A Current Affair, Archibald Prize, Artists, Associated Film, ATN, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian, Cinematographers Society, Bill Rayner, Bruce Gyngell, Bushfires, Canberra Media Productions, Channel Seven, Cinematographers, Cinesound, Cricket, Department of Army Public Relations, Drought, Film industry, Film laboratories, Film-makers, Floods, Four Corners, Frank Chamberlain, Gough Whitlam, Jack Davey, John Haslem, John Knight, Journalists, Kevin Sanders, Kooyong (property), Labor Party, Leura bushfires, Liberal Party, Lyall Trindall, Movietone, News, Mrs. McCaughey, Narrandera, News reels, Norman Lindsay, Paul Hasluck, Photographers, Political commercials, Self-hypnosis, Senate, Sid Wood, Supreme Court case, Sydney, Sydney Morning Herald, Technology, television, The Inquiring Photographer, Wentworth Falls, Working conditions
John Campbell was appointed to Hansard in 1960, working in the provisional Parliament House until 1988 and then in the new Parliament House until 1990 when he retired from the post of Principal Parliamentary Reporter. He was born in Brisbane in 1935.
Topics: Accountancy, ACT Legislative Assembly, Ainsley Gotto, Alan Ramsey, Alan Reid, Albury Follett, Allen Fairhall, Alwyn Simpson, Arthur Calwell, Assistant Principal Parliamentary Reporters, Australian Agricultural Council, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Fisheries Council, Australian Journalists Association, Bernie Harris, Bert Milliner, Bill Bridgman, Bill Hayden, Billy Snedden, Billy Wentworth, Bob Hawke, Bob Martin, Brisbane, Brisbane State High School, Bruce Goodluck, Canberra, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Canberra Times (newspaper), Chicken Man incident, Chief Hansard Reporter, Committee system, Commonwealth Hansard Editors Association, Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Computers, Cricket, Crossing the floor, Democracy, Diploma of Commerce, Dismissal (November 11th, 1975), Divisions (in Parliament), Donald Cameron, Doug McClelland, Eddie Ward, Edward St John, Edwards Cup, Football, Fred Daly, Gordon Bryant, Gough Whitlam, Government Printing Office (Kingston), Graham Freudenberg, Hansard, Hansard indexes, Hansard reporters, Harold Holt, Harry Jenkins, Hilton Hotel bombing 1978, House of Commons, Ian Sinclair, Ithaca Creek State School (Qld), Jim Killen, Jim Roberts, Joe McKnight, John Carrick, John Gorton, John McEwen, John Templeton, Joint Sitting 1974, Julian Beale, Ken Ingram, Ken Wriedt, Kim Beazley senior, Lamson tubes, Lawley House (Canberra), Leo O’Donnell, Leslie Haylen, Lionel Murphy, Loan Council, London conference (1984), Malcolm Fraser, Malcolm McGregor, Manfred Cross, Members Dining Room, Ministerial Council meetings, Neville Richards, New Parliament House, Papua New Guinea, Parliamentary broadcasting, Parliamentary Information Systems Office, Parliamentary Library, Parties (social), Pat Finnemore, Pat Sales, Paul Hasluck, Peter Rae, Peter Walsh, Photocopying machine, Pitman’s Shorthand, Premiers Conference, Principal, Parliamentary Reporters, Proof-reading, Provisional Parliament House, Public Service Board, Ralph Hunt, Recording technology, Reg Withers, Reg Wright, Retirement, Robert Menzies, Royal Canberra Golf Club, Schooling, Secrecy, Security (Parliament House), Security clearances, Senate Select Committee on Securities and Exchange, Senior Officers’ Dining Room, Shorthand, Sound and Vision Office, Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation SEATO), Staff Dining Room, State Commercial High School (Qld), State Reporting Bureau (Qld), Stenographers, Steno-machines, Style Council, Supervisors, Tape Transcription Centre, Tape transcriptions, Technology, The Age (newspaper), Travels (work), Typesetting, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, University of Queensland, Wages, Wallace Brown, Wilfred Kent Hughes, William McMahon