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Digitised Oral History – Truganina Explosives Reserve - Tape 9 Andrew Shannon and Judy Hindle

From the Collection of Truganina Explosives Reserve Preservation Society Inc (TERPS) 276 Queen Street Altona Victoria

Digital copy of original cassette recorded in 2000 and digitised in 2018
Object Registration
chirnside, explosives, tin fence, coastal vegetation, parks victoria, joan kirner, cheetham wetlands, doug grant, gahnia, salt marsh, sand ridges, rob andrew, nessie hardy, aboriginal middens, altona, truganina swamp
Historical information
The interviews were recorded in 2000 by Bronwen Gray and Alan Young for the production of Unreserved, Stories from Truganina Explosives Reserve, animated stories from past residents, workers and interested people of the Reserve (subject to copyright 2004).

Judy Hindle and Andrew Shannon worked jointly on saving the Truganina Explosives Reserve from being sold for development by the State Government.

Judy was an Altona resident and Andrew was an environment planner, first with Parks Victoria and then the local council. Their motivation was to not only save the site for open space but to capture what Judy described as the only in-tact historical site in the area.

When Made
A primary source of information on memories of the Truganina Explosives Reserve and Altona,Victoria
Last updated
27 Apr 2020 at 12:07PM