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Oral Histories

Ipswich Remembers

Ipswich Remembers is a collection of oral histories produced and transcribed by local historian, Robyn Buchanan for the Ipswich City Council.

Full transcripts of the oral histories can be accessed by clicking on the links below.

Bremer River and the Ferry service (PDF, 681 kb) from Basin Pocket by Vic Lilley.

Building a silo (PDF, 416 kb) by Vince Loveday.

Grandchester district (PDF, 492 kb) by Vince Stokes.

Ipswich Little Theatre and the Walter Burley Griffin Incinerator (PDF, 517 kb) by Helen and Ian Pular.

Ipswich Orpheus Chorale (PDF, 1.4 mb) by George Hogg.

Ipswich Railway Workshops and the Blacksmith's Shop (PDF, 483 kb) by Syd Qualischefski.

Ipswich Vice-Regal Band (PDF, 1.7 mb) by Maurine Lyon.

Marburg by Jean Kickbusch. (PDF, 369 kb) by Jean Kickbusch.

Memories of a Miner (PDF, 919 kb) by Rudy Steele.

Mt Crosby (PDF, 246 kb) by Margaret McDougall.

Mt Walker District (PDF, 472 kb) by Mick Ruhland.

Mt Walker West district (PDF, 592 kb) by Pat and Marie Ahearn.

Neville Bonner and the Jagera people; his early life and his role as a Senator (PDF, 896 kb)

Peak Crossing and Radford districts (PDF, 868 kb) by Dorothy McInnes.

Warrill View and Harrisville (PDF, 830 kb) by Norman Pegg.