Shirley Brown - My Schooldays 1928-1935 in Campbelltown

Shirley Brown - My Schooldays 1928-1935 in Campbelltown
Shirley recalls her school days in Campbelltown from 1928 to 1935.
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Pat Carlson - My social life as a young adult in Adelaide

Pat Carlson - My social life as a young adult in Adelaide
Pat tells the stories of her life as a young adult including receiving a proposal of marriage after one evening out.
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Lisa Calabria - Continuing my job as an interpreter

Lisa Calabria - Continuing my job as an interpreter
Lisa continues last week's story talking about finding a couple who she encountered in the Riverland. Many migrants were not aware of their rights in Australia like health care, pensions etc. A heart warming story.  
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Joyce Pounsett - My Nineteenth Birthday at Sea

Joyce Pounsett - My Nineteenth Birthday at Sea
This being a free choice week Joyce talks about her 19th birthday on a PO liner in the Atlantic en route from England to Australia via South Africa in 1956.
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Jill Sayner - Neighbours in Clare

Jill Sayner - Neighbours in Clare
Jill talks about her childhood neighbours in Clare during the 1950's. (Wait for audio - 5 secs)
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Cynthia Hood - A Day as a Garbo - Pt. 3

Cynthia Hood - A Day as a Garbo - Pt. 3
Cynthia continues her story about her day out with the garbage collectors in 1984. These were the days when dustbins had lids and were made of metal not plastic. Additionally a couple of guys were needed to empty the bins into the truck (as shown below). Today this is done by...
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Bill Corey - Sailing; my life long passion

Bill Corey - Sailing; my life long passion
Bill talks about sailing which has been his passion since he was fifteen when a neighbour invited him to go sailing. Bill goes on to mention how sailing helped him to fit into civilian life after the war.
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Joyce Pounsett - Continuing My Working Life

Joyce Pounsett - Continuing My Working Life
Joyce continues her story about her working life in Adelaide which she thoroughly enjoyed... Audio starts after short delay.
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Alice Domagalski - If I could what one thing would I change?

Alice Domagalski - If I could what one thing would I change?
Alice chose a subject from the Memory Jar for this week's topic: if I could what one thing would I change. Some profound and heartfelt thoughts aired. Audio starts after short delay.
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Margaret Crowe - Training for Secretarial Work

Margaret Crowe - Training for Secretarial Work
Margaret recalls training in shorthand and typing during the Second World War in Lincoln until she joined the Royal Navy as a Wren in 1944. Audio starts after short delay.  
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Shirley Brown - My Early Working Life

Shirley Brown - My Early Working Life
Shirley recalls her working life from office work to a munitions factory and finally as a Land Girl in the family vegetable garden. The photograph below shows the cauliflower harvest.  Audio starts after short delay.
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Pat Carlson - My favourite time during my working career

Pat Carlson - My favourite time during my working career
Pat fondly recalls her time as a swimming instructor.......
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Graham Maskell - Enjoying my job

Graham Maskell - Enjoying my job
Graham tells as why he enjoyed his working life as a public servant in South Australia...
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Lisa Calabria - Tough times on the land

Lisa Calabria - Tough times on the land
Lisa recalls having to find a job when a winery went out of businerss owing them a great deal of money.... short delay for audio
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Jill Sayner - Colleagues and favourite times during my working life - Part 1

Jill Sayner - Colleagues and favourite times during my working life - Part 1
Jill begins a two part story about colleagues and favourite times during my working years..... short delay before audio begins
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Bill Corey - 1933 You took what job was going

Bill Corey - 1933 You took what job was going
Bill never planned to be a butcher but in 1933 (during the Great Depression) you took what was you could get..
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Ruth Payne - Neighbours

Ruth Payne - Neighbours
Ruth recalls her different neighbours in St Peters, an Adelaide suburb.  Audio begins after a short delay.
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Margaret Crowe - My First Paid Job

Margaret Crowe - My First Paid Job
Margaret recalls her first real paid job - at the age of 48!
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Lisa Calabria - My first encounter with Australian health care

Lisa Calabria - My first encounter with Australian health care
Lisa recalls her first experience with the Australian health care system - just after her family arrived in Australia.
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Pat Carlson - New Work Experiences

Pat Carlson - New Work Experiences
Pat recalls her time as a swimming instructor..
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