Outback Outloud

Outback Outloud

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S2 Ep7: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Warren Part 1
09-10-2022
S2 Ep7: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Warren Part 1
Features:  Warren Central School Kids and Wayilwan Elders Minnie, Meryl and Robin at the sacred Beemunnel Reserve Aborignal Place. The “Beemunnel Reserve is regarded as a highly significant cultural and spiritual site by the local Wayilwan people of the Warren region.” Find out more here: https://warren.nsw.gov.au/__media_downloads/Beemunnel%20Pamphlet%20Revised.pdf?downloadable=1 Grant and Geoff were recorded at the Warren Services Club. They talk about their job as freight and heavy haulage locomotive train drivers!  You can find the club here: https://warrenservicesclub.com.au/ John and Susan worked in health and medicine in this small country town Warren as the local GP and Nurse.  Now retired they reflect on the work, the complexities and intensities of their past roles.  Their experiences are the real life “A Country Practice”. Jen and Lily Stacey were at the Warren Youth Centre and Community Hub. This is a safe place all members of the Warren community can freely access including Jen and Lily.  All activities, programs and events suit a diverse range of needs.  The hub is people focused where services provided are influenced by the local community. Check out the EO Kelly here:  https://www.nalag.org.au/tts-kellysinclair The Warren Youth Foundation via:  https://www.facebook.com/Warrenyouthfoundation/ Susie, Helen, Fred, Sissy (Alison), Tracey and Bill remember the hot and hard work of Cotton Chipping. This work was not without its controversies you can read more about some history here:  https://redflag.org.au/article/when-black-power-came-wee-waa-1973-cotton-chippers-strike These interviews were conducted at the Warren Library: www.northwesternlibrary.com.au https://www.facebook.com/warrenshirelibrary/ Local Tai-Chi expert Danielle talks about her work ZHENG FU Tai Chi and Wellness: “Tai Chi is a wonderful health benefit for the mind and body”. You can find out more about Danielle:  https://www.facebook.com/ZHENG-FU-Tai-Chi-and-Wellness-100349665069319/ ….. More about Warren NSW: https://www.warren.nsw.gov.au/discover/things-to-see-and-do ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Warren NSW, Wayilwan Country Warren is a quiet rural town on the Macquarie River. It services an area dominated by sheep and cotton with wheat, oats, sorghum and maize also being grown. The local Tiger Bay Wetlands are a magnet for birdwatchers.  Nearby one of the largest semi-permanent wetlands in south eastern Australia is the Macquarie Marshes, with extensive areas of reed, cumbungi, river red gum, coolibah and water couch grasslands, supporting over 200 bird species. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. Special thanks to Rainy King! Thanks to all the Warren participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S2 Ep8: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Warren Part 2
09-10-2022
S2 Ep8: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Warren Part 2
Features:  Fleur and Rainy were down at the Barnardos playgroup. Barnardos West including Nyngan and Warren Family Centres offer the local community support surrounding Family, Parenting and Youth situations.  Barnardos: https://www.barnardos.org.au/centres/western-nsw/ Bill, Malcolm, Sissy (Alison), Thelma and two sisters Susie and Helen tell some stories about Rabbiting in the Warren region. Learn a little more about the history of Rabbiting here from the NMA: https://www.nma.gov.au/explore/features/rabbits-in-australia/your-stories Tony is the Western Rams under 16’s coach. Rugby League Football and League Tag means a lot to young people in the region, in particular growing strength with more young women participating. https://www.facebook.com/WesternRams http://westernrams.com.au/ Susan and Patti talk about their family.  Like many early Lebanese settlers their own grandparents entered the clothing trade and began in business as hawkers of cloth and accessory goods in rural areas of NSW, which led to them establishing their small businesses Azar’s. Patricia and Frere run the Warren Historical and Family History Society Inc.  The society is concerned with the local history of Warren and the surrounding towns of Collie and Nevertire. You can find out more here: https://www.warren.nsw.gov.au/discover/history https://www.facebook.com/WarrenHistoricalAndFamilyHistorySociety/ Kelly is the EO of the Warren Youth Foundation and runs the new Warren Youth Centre and Community Hub. Check out Kelly: https://www.nalag.org.au/tts-kellysinclair The Warren Youth Foundation via:  https://www.facebook.com/Warrenyouthfoundation/ Jackaroos Will, Jamie, Archie, Oscar, Will (from Inverell) were having a beer and a chat at the Warren Services Club.  These young Jackaroos mainly look after sheep, crutching, mustering and more.  They trained at: https://www.egelabra.com/our-jackaroos/ ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Warren NSW, Wayilwan Country  Warren is a quiet rural town on the Macquarie River. It services an area dominated by sheep and cotton with wheat, oats, sorghum and maize also being grown. The local Tiger Bay Wetlands are a magnet for birdwatchers.  Nearby one of the largest semi-permanent wetlands in south eastern Australia is the Macquarie Marshes, with extensive areas of reed, cumbungi, river red gum, coolibah and water couch grasslands, supporting over 200 bird species. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Warren NSW: https://www.warren.nsw.gov.au/discover/things-to-see-and-do ….. Special thanks to Rainy King Thanks to all the Warren participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S2 Ep6: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Coonamble Part 3
02-10-2022
S2 Ep6: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Coonamble Part 3
Features:  Nathan and Kaily Burtonshaw chat about their lives.  Nathan is a professional Bull Rider and Kaily is a Cutting Horse Rider.  They have travelled and toured across America and came back to live in Nathan’s home town Coonamble. Find out about Nathan:  https://pbr.com/athletes/riders/profile/5649/NathanBurtenshaw John shares his experience growing up out west around Walgett, Grawin and Coonamble.  He chats about Opal mining as a young person, growing up and working in the region.  He speaks about times he avoided being “taken away” as a child.  He describes how removed Aboriginal families came from all over- “wrong clans wrong countries”.   To understand more about the Stolen Generations you might start here: https://www.nla.gov.au/faq/where-can-i-find-information-on-the-stolen-generations# https://aiatsis.gov.au/explore/stolen-generations For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples affected by any topic discussed in this episode you can find support here:  https://healingfoundation.org.au/stolen-generations/ https://www.13yarn.org.au/ Kids from Coonamble Primary School: https://coonamble-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/ Rainy King talks about the role of art in her life.  Rainy utilises ceramic skills to incorporate traditional cultural design, and has set up a studio with all the equipment and three kilns. Her creative spirit has led her to explore a wide range of disciplines and styles, painting eventually evolved into photography. https://www.livingartsandculture.com.au/rainy-king https://www.rainyking.com/ https://www.facebook.com/RainyKingPhotography Coonamble has a stunning main St - it's changed a lot over the years.  Here's some chats with Len, Joseph, June, Stan, Lissa, Frank about their businesses past and present. Monterey Cafe: https://www.coonambletimes.com.au/celebrating-a-century-in-restored-monterey/ http://www.cafesandmilkbars.com.au/ LeonardsStores & Boots : https://www.facebook.com/leonardsstores CJ’s Country Kitchen Sommos Toys and Variety Joe’s Quality Meats Pam remembers growing up in Pilliga... but she loves Coonamble! ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Coonamble NSW, Wailwan Country. Coonamble is set along the picturesque Castlereagh River among some of Australia’s finest agricultural land. With a small population of around 3000 the entire Coonamble Shire stretches from the western slopes of the Warrumbungle Range and is host to an abundance of natural wonders including the Warrumbungle National Park, the Macquarie Marshes and Pilliga Forest. Coonamble is home to Australia’s biggest rodeo and campdraft and the town’s endearing Nickname Hall of Fame. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Coonamble NSW: https://www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au/visit ….. Special thanks to Rainy King & Jillian Kelly Thanks to all the Coonamble participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S2 Ep5: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Coonamble Part 2
02-10-2022
S2 Ep5: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Coonamble Part 2
Features:  Coonamble Public School Kids chat at their library, talking about what they like and what’s important to them. https://coonamble-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/ https://www.facebook.com/coonamblepublicschoolnsw Jamie-Lea Trindall the Executive Director of Outback Arts.  She talks about her life, her passion for community arts and her own ceramics practice. Outback Arts is a non-profit regional arts and cultural development organisation. They work with individuals, organisations and government to generate, promote and advocate for the arts and creative industries in the Far West region of NSW.   Jamie-Lea is an artist currently exploring her Ceramics and Painting arts practice.  https://www.jamieleatrindall.com/ You can find out even more about Jamie-Lea’s art and other stunning local artists via: https://www.shopoutbackarts.com.au/s/shop Locals Trish, Terry, Nathan, Rose, Pat and Lloyd, Russel, Tim at the Coonamble Bowling Club on Friday night.  http://www.coonamblebowlingclub.com.au/ Wailwan Elder and Ceramic Artist, Sooty Welsh shares about his life as a Stolen Generation survivor, and the development of his practice. You can find out more about Sooty here: https://www.livingartsandculture.com.au/sooty-welsh Upcoming “Our Stories”; https://www.outbackarts.com.au/project-news/our-stories-filming Article in Explore Magazine of the Australian Museum: https://issuu.com/australianmuseum/docs/j5333_mar_explorewinter_21/18 For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples affected by any topic discussed in this episode you can find support here:  https://healingfoundation.org.au/stolen-generations/ https://www.13yarn.org.au/ Former Coonamble Resident, Brian down at the Coonamble Local Aborigonal Land Council. ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Coonamble NSW, Wailwan Country. Coonamble is set along the picturesque Castlereagh River among some of Australia’s finest agricultural land. With a small population of around 3000 the entire Coonamble Shire stretches from the western slopes of the Warrumbungle Range and is host to an abundance of natural wonders including the Warrumbungle National Park, the Macquarie Marshes and Pilliga Forest. Coonamble is home to Australia’s biggest rodeo and campdraft and the town’s endearing Nickname Hall of Fame. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Coonamble NSW: https://www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au/visit ….. Special thanks to Rainy King & Jillian Kelly Thanks to all the Coonamble participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S2 Ep4: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Coonamble Part 1
02-10-2022
S2 Ep4: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Coonamble Part 1
Features:  Sisters Florence, Jenny and Vivian tell us about their lives when they were down at the Coonamble Local Aboriginal Land Council on Castlereagh Street. The main purpose of Coonamble LALC is to be a supportive structure for the Aboriginal Community to provide information and referrals to Aboriginal members and people. The Council has an enduring history of advocating for Aboriginal issues and rights both locally and nationally. https://www.coonamblelalc.com.au/home The Kids at St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School ask each other about what they'd like to see happening around town.  Brian is a local artist.  He talks about his past careers and experiences that inspire his large scale sculptures.  You can find Brian’s work all round the region and check him out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/briancampbellart https://www.coonambletimes.com.au/brians-bandicoot-to-head-back-to-corner-country/ Residents at Koonambil Village catch up for a cuppa and a chat. Koonambil Aged Care is a community owned, mission based organisation that operates a residential aged care facility in Coonamble. https://www.koonambil.com.au/ Deanne and Min Doh own Tong Fong Chinese restaurant on Aberford St, they recall their incredible life journeys ..and a beautiful song to finish. Best Lemon Chicken in the region: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100046953686112 A yarn with the school bus driver, Wayne Peter presents an historic recording featuring his Mother Val Kuhner. ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Coonamble NSW, Wailwan Country. Coonamble is set along the picturesque Castlereagh River among some of Australia’s finest agricultural land. With a small population of around 3000 the entire Coonamble Shire stretches from the western slopes of the Warrumbungle Range and is host to an abundance of natural wonders including the Warrumbungle National Park, the Macquarie Marshes and Pilliga Forest. Coonamble is home to Australia’s biggest rodeo and campdraft and the town’s endearing Nickname Hall of Fame. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Coonamble NSW: https://www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au/visit ….. Special thanks to Rainy King & Jillian Kelly Thanks to all the Coonamble participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022.
S2 Ep3: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Nyngan Part 3
25-09-2022
S2 Ep3: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Nyngan Part 3
Features:  The Nyngan Show... catching up with Will the Pavillion Steward, and Patrick the Show Person, Salina , Steven the Ringmaster, and Betsy. https://www.nynganshow.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Nyngan-Show-Society-112414328769306/ Louise shares her poem about Nyngan and resilience. Down at the Nyngan Local Aboriginal Land Council, finding out about some of the challenges faced by the Aboriginal Community, and how the Land Council supports so many people in the area. https://www.facebook.com/Nyngan-Local-Aboriginal-Land-Council-159381490891386/ https://trra.community/s/Nyngan-Local-Aboriginal-Community-Protocol.pdf For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples affected by any topic discussed in this episode you can find support here:  https://healingfoundation.org.au/stolen-generations/ https://www.13yarn.org.au/ Geoff - entrepreneur and Nyngan newcomer- talks about his coffee shop on the main street, Gundog Espresso.Geoff is a coffee specialist for sure and loves the lifestyle. https://www.facebook.com/gundogespresso/ Wendy Beethson is at the Community Hub, check out the amazing work she does around Nyngan. The Hub supports the community with information, advice and referrals. https://www.facebook.com/Nyngan-Community-Hub-1787516897977610/ ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Nyngan NSW the place of Wangaaypuwan (Wongaibon) Nation and traditional custodians, Wangaaypuwan (Wongaibon), Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, and Wayilwan peoples.  Nyngan is located on the Bogan River in Western NSW. Between Narromine and Bourke, on the junction of the Mitchell Highway and Barrier Highway these inland roads are part of heritage and explorer trails including the the many rivers and creeks of Bogan Shire, the Gunningbar Creek, the Duck, the Marra, Macquarie Marshes and the Bogan. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Nyngan NSW: https://www.bogan.nsw.gov.au/ https://nyngan.storylines.com.au/ ….. Special thanks to Angela White  Thanks to all the Nyngan participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. …. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S2 Ep2: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Nyngan Part 2
25-09-2022
S2 Ep2: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Nyngan Part 2
Features:  Glad Eldridge grew up in Warrigal NSW about 10km’s south of Nyngan. She remembers the Rabbiting trade, all the community Balls, the open picture theatre and much more. She finishes with a song… Glad is the author of “Life along the Railways” first published in 2017.  The book was so well received it has become a collector’s item.: https://arhsnsw.com.au/product/life-along-the-railways-west-of-nevertir/ Vox Pops at the Nyngan show, kicking off these chats with Show President, Rodney the horse trainer, Tracey sells show bags, and Fran chats from the Pavillion..  https://www.nynganshow.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Nyngan-Show-Society-112414328769306/ Betty and Judy down at the Nyngan Local Aboriginal Land Council ... They share stories about their lives with Mary Ann. They moved from Warren to Nyngan.  Judy talks about her childhood, her dress shop and her time at https://naisda.com.au/ (National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association). For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples affected by any topic discussed in this episode you can find support here:  https://healingfoundation.org.au/stolen-generations/ https://www.13yarn.org.au/ Ron shares his experience as a stockman, cattle bronc riding and breeding parrots.  Skye is the Principal of Hermidale Public School she was at the Nyngan Show Rodeo. She talks about the cropping immersion project,  check out the more about that here:  https://education.nsw.gov.au/news/latest-news/sowing-the-seed-for-future-farmers https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/the-tiny-nsw-school-that-s-growing-and-harvesting-its-own-wheat-crop-20220404-p5aal1.html Graham, Steven, Mark (Cash-o), Janis, Norman and Tahlia are down to the Nyngan Bowling Club on a Friday night. The Bowling Club is: http://nynganbowlingclub.com.au/ Check out what's on in Nyngan here: https://www.facebook.com/Nynganweekly ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Nyngan NSW the place of Wangaaypuwan (Wongaibon) Nation and traditional custodians, Wangaaypuwan (Wongaibon), Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, and Wayilwan peoples.  Nyngan is located on the Bogan River in Western NSW. Between Narromine and Bourke, on the junction of the Mitchell Highway and Barrier Highway these inland roads are part of heritage and explorer trails including the the many rivers and creeks of Bogan Shire, the Gunningbar Creek, the Duck, the Marra, Macquarie Marshes and the Bogan.  ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Nyngan NSW: https://www.bogan.nsw.gov.au/ https://nyngan.storylines.com.au/ ….. Special thanks to Angela White  Thanks to all the Nyngan participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S2 Ep1: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Nyngan Part 1
25-09-2022
S2 Ep1: Outback Outloud Season 2 - Nyngan Part 1
Features:  Angie is the Principle Director of Western Studio of Performing Arts. She has lived in the region for over 30 years, including being in Nyngan during the 1990 floods. You can find out more about the dance studio here: https://wspadance.com.au/ Kids at Nyngan Public School interview each other and ask each other the important questions! https://nyngan-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/ William is a disability carer and artist.  He is the Nyngan Show’s Pavillion Steward. The Pavillion shows all arts, crafts, handmade, hand grown and cooking. The Nyngan Show was held over the weekend of 20/21/22/23 May and you can find out more here:  https://www.nynganshow.com/ Vox pop interviews from the Nyngan show. More show information here:  https://www.facebook.com/Nyngan-Show-Society-112414328769306/ Leonie chats about the Nyngan and District Museum. The Museum is housed in the heritage listed Railway Station.  “The 1990 Flood destroyed many historical items and personal belongings of the Nyngan townspeople so the Museum was established to gather and preserve historical data and artefacts for future generations.” https://mgnsw.org.au/organisations/nyngan-museum/ Troy, a local youth worker. Engaging as a Community Liaison two days a week to help students access opportunities, bridging any divides that may exist between home and school he regularly engages with Nyngan High School students.  This interview was conducted by student Caitlin as part of the Outback Outloud workshop series.   Nyngan High School is: https://nyngan-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/ Barnardos West is : https://www.barnardos.org.au/centres/western-nsw/ ….. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from more people in Nyngan NSW the place of Wangaaypuwan (Wongaibon) Nation and traditional custodians, Wangaaypuwan (Wongaibon), Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, and Wayilwan peoples.  Nyngan is located on the Bogan River in Western NSW. Between Narromine and Bourke, on the junction of the Mitchell Highway and Barrier Highway these inland roads are part of heritage and explorer trails including the the many rivers and creeks of Bogan Shire, the Gunningbar Creek, the Duck, the Marra, Macquarie Marshes and the Bogan. ….. The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au ….. More about Nyngan NSW: https://www.bogan.nsw.gov.au/ https://nyngan.storylines.com.au/ ….. Special thanks to Angela White  Thanks to all the Nyngan participants and supporting organisations! ….. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts The Director of the Outback Outloud Season 2 Project and all Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy Interviews and Workshop assistance, Dr Mary Anne Jebb. The Project and Editing Assistant is Caroline Wallace ….. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2022
S1 Ep6: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 6 COBAR Part 2
16-06-2021
S1 Ep6: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 6 COBAR Part 2
Episode 6- Cobar Part 2 In this Episode we hear more stories and interviews from people in Cobar NSW. Cobar is known as a mining town, a region with stunning Aboriginal rock art, culture and heritage..and a big community spirit! The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au Features: Alma, Faye and the Ladies Golf Group tell us all about meeting up with each other, socialising and encouraging each other to play.  They also all agree about how generous the Cobar community is!  Elizabeth Whiteman and Lillian Simpson interview each other about their lives..so far. Lillian speaks candidly about how she came to Cobar, her heartbreak with cancer, and remembers the fun of the Grey Mardi Gras.  Elizabeth moved to Cobar with her family when she was young, loves Cobar, the red dirt, the community..   The Grey Mardi Gras will be back 29th April-1st of May 2022: https://visitcobarshire.com.au/grey-mardi-gras Leonie McCosker works for the Cobar Weekly and came to say hi to everyone at the Outback Outloud Workshops.  We interviewed her and got to hear all about her wonderful experiences growing up in Cobar, the common was her playground! Check out some of Leonie’s work: http://cobarweekly.com.au/ Anni van der Westhuizen owns a number of businesses in Cobar. An entrepreneur and adventurer all the way from South Africa, she landed in Cobar with her husband..had moments of doubt...and has now been here for 4 years …”bought a house ...here to stay!”  Rick Ohlsen is a Ngemba Man.  Rick chats about his early childhood on a property, taking care of his family from an early age and how life skills come into his current work at national parks and wildlife. Susan Singleton was born in Katoomba, grew up on a farm in the outback Louth. Susan has a curious and diverse range of skills, is an artist and a cake decorating competitor!   ….. Thanks to all Cobar participants: Samantha Smith, Leonie McCosker, Oscar Punzet, Anni van der Westhuizen, Elaine Ohlsen, Janine Ohlsen,Susan Singleton, Isabell Pretty, Elizabeth Whiteman, Lillian Simpson, Vinnie Ma, Werner Muhlethaler, Ron Harris, Jane Bartlett, Terry Sullivan, Bill Howlett. Colleen Boucher, Riley O’leary, Rick Ohlsen, Jim Goonrey, Frank Singleton, plus Alma Rogers, Faye Hardwick and all the Cobar Ladies Golf Group. Thanks to the Cobar Public Library, the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club (the Golfie). Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative.  Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts Head of Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2021
S1 Ep5: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 5 BREWARRINA Part 2
16-06-2021
S1 Ep5: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 5 BREWARRINA Part 2
Episode 5- Brewarrina Part 2 In this Episode we hear more stories and interviews from people in Brewarrina NSW.  Brewarrina is located in the Outback of NSW between Bourke, Walgett and Lightning Ridge. Brewarrina is where the Barwon River flows through the oldest man-made structure on earth, the “Ngunnhu” (fish traps).  The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au Features:  The children from Weilmoringle Public School present their stories about life in Weil, the weir and other cool adventures! The Weilmoringle school is super special: https://www.facebook.com/WeilmoringlePS/ Belinda Boney talks about her early memories, loving Brewarrina and fishing. Belinda is the Project Coordinator for Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival, and is a talented artist.  Check out some of Belinda’s work at the Aboriginal Cultural Museum: https://www.facebook.com/brewarrinaacm Mark Redmond was interviewed by a room of Weilmoringle Public School Children and all of the curious adults in the room about his career in rodeo and saddle bronc riding! Literal Champion! These recordings were done at the Aboriginal Child and Family Centre Brewarrina: https://www.facebook.com/Brewarrina-Aboriginal-Child-and-Family-Centre-399167607300824/ ….. Luke Demery is a local Brewarrina butcher who “likes talking” and is a roo shooter after hours.  He spoke from the South Bre Butcher and explained about what it takes to be in his trade and why he likes the country. #thewave  Uryane Warraweena talks about the importance of her culture, being on country.. her words resonate with pride. Urayne works at the Aboriginal Cultural Museum and is an amazing artist, to find out more about the Museum: https://brewarrinafishtraps.com.au/ Lily Shearer and Trish Frail speak together openly and honestly about domestic violence, their own experiences and reflections. They remember the march held in Brewarrina in 2015 organised by Trish, and what a big turn out it was! https://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/3050529/town-stands-together-after-death/ ….. Special thanks to Lara Taylor! Thanks to Brewarrina participants: Kelly Winning, Alana Hardwood, Caelin Loxton, Luke Demmery, Narelle Reynolds, Belinda Boney, Urayne Warraweena, Anna-Mae Warraweena, Trish Frail, Mark Redmond, Lily Shearer, Vivian Slack-Smith, Lisa Wright, Michael Mendes and the children of Weilmoringle Public School. Thanks to the Brewarrina Aboriginal Child and Family Centre, the Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum, and Thulli Ngemba Cafe. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative.  Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts Head of Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2021
S1 Ep4: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 4 COBAR
16-06-2021
S1 Ep4: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 4 COBAR
Episode 4- Cobar Part 1 In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Cobar NSW. Cobar is known as a mining town, a region with stunning Aboriginal rock art, culture and heritage..and a big community spirit! The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au Features: Elaine Ohlsen speaks from the Cobar Library (with Janine) about her life campaigning, advocating and being a spokesperson for Ngiyampaa/Ngempa Country and People. She has lobbied for land rights and Aboriginal control of sacred sites, worked in legal services, and much more! Any search engine search will give you loads more information about Elaine! Izzy Pretty chatted about her adventure to get to Cobar, she could have a whole episode on her life story! We spoke from the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club. Jim Goonrey and Frank Singleton share stories over a beer about mining in Cobar, early memories, family, romance, shearing and football. The Cobar Bowling and Golf Club is on Bloxham Street: https://www.cobarbowlingandgolfclub.com/ Vinnie Ma speaks from her family restaurant Ma’s Chinese at the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club, Vinnie and her family have been in Cobar since 2007. Try the Laksa! https://www.facebook.com/Mas-Chinese-restaurant-157085561140268/ Bill Howlett and Terry Sullivan were found chatting outside of the Subway on Marshall Street Cobar where they meet every day for a cuppa.  Bill and Terry talk openly about the healthcare challenges faced by their community.  ….. Thanks to all Cobar participants: Samantha Smith, Leonie McCosker, Oscar Punzet, Anni van der Westhuizen, Elaine Ohlsen, Janine Ohlsen,Susan Singleton, Isabell Pretty, Elizabeth Whiteman, Lillian Simpson, Vinnie Ma, Werner Muhlethaler, Ron Harris, Jane Bartlett, Terry Sullivan, Bill Howlett. Colleen Boucher, Riley O’leary, Rick Ohlsen, Jim Goonrey, Frank Singleton, plus Alma Rogers, Faye Hardwick and all the Cobar Ladies Golf Group. Thanks to the Cobar Public Library, the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club (the Golfie). Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative.  Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts Head of Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2021
S1 Ep3: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 3 WALGETT
16-06-2021
S1 Ep3: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 3 WALGETT
Episode 3- Walgett In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Walgett NSW.  Walgett is located by the Namoi River near its junction with the Barwon River in northern New South Wales. Walgett is south of Lightning Ridge on the Castlereagh Highway- you’ll hear some stories from there too! The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au Features: Garry Trindall talks from the Walgett CWA about his life and family, including his interesting and impactful career. The Knitting Group (Jennifer, Robyn and Valerie) speak from the Big Sky Library. You can join anytime, no experience necessary.  Every Tuesday with lunch at the library on Fox Street. For more information on the Big Sky Library Network: https://bsl.nsw.gov.au/ Elaine, Felicity, Jenny, Dianne and Wendy speak about growing up and early life in Walgett. To find out more about the Namoi Reserve and Gingie Mission search AIATSIS: https://aiatsis.gov.au/ And enjoy the book “Freedom Ride” by Ann Curthoys 2002.  Franka Friedrichs-Borkovic came from Germany to Australia and has now been in Lightning Ridge for 15 years. Franka is the owner and manager of: https://www.outbackopaltours.com.au/ Jennifer Colless remembers her childhood in Lightning Ridge and how the town grew and changed over time. ….. Special thanks to Jenny T, Cath, Alana and Katie! Thanks to all Walgett participants: Cath Hiscox, Chris Clemson, Kathy Sullivan, Jenny Trindall, Robyn Flack, Valerie Miller, Alana Copelin, Felicity Sullivan, Jennifer Colless, Dianne Kennedy, Elaine Russell, Wendy Ashby, Garry Trindall, Franka Friedrichs-Borkovic and Katie Hook. Thanks to the Big Sky Library Walgett, the Walgett CWA and the Walgett Sporting Club. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative.  Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts Head of Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2021
S1 Ep2: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 2 BOURKE
16-06-2021
S1 Ep2: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 2 BOURKE
Episode 2- Bourke In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Bourke NSW. Bourke is a beautiful town on the banks of the Darling River. “You ain't been anywhere at all until you’ve been to Bourke!” The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au Features: Gavin Gibbs speaks from the Bourke Bowling Club. He is passionate about his role at RediE, caring for community, and advocating “personal care”. The Regional Enterprise Development Institute (REDI.E) exists to support its communities by opening doors to opportunity, positive career pathways and economic development: https://redie.org.au/ Check out the Jandra Chinese Restaurant: https://www.facebook.com/BourkeBowlingClubChineseRestaurant/ Bill Russell AKA Parrott (with best friend Bill Stalley) at the “Royal” remembering   Claypan Dances, old 78 records and Slim Dusty.  The “Royal” is the Port of Bourke Hotel. Gertrude Darrigo talks about her childhood around town, the bush, the river; she was with her Granddaughter Robyn at the Diggers on the Darling.  To hear more historical recollections from the Bourke community, here's a recommendation Bourke, Our Yarns 2006 “...a history beginning from early memories of nineteenth century conditions.” Bart Gale and Possum (Cheryl Dawn Swinton) speak about the breakfast club meet up at the Diggers which started as a ‘social’ for exchange students at North West Academic Centre, now everyone is welcome to join! Saturday Morning at: https://www.diggersonthedarling.com.au/ For health science students interested in a placement: http://www.bhudrh.com.au/placements Peter Simmonds is at Kidmans Camp North Bourke. Peter talks about building their log cabins with cypress pines and his early career as a bronc rider touring the US.  Kidmans Camp: http://www.kidmanscamp.com.au/bourke/ Peter MacKay is speaking from the RediE work yard, chatting about being born in the famous 1956 floods of Bourke. Tracey Edwards chats at Maranguka Community Hub about the very special experience of having a set of triplets...then a set of twins! Maranguka works alongside the community: https://maranguka.org.au/ Robyn Fernado-Gillon speaks from the Diggers about schooling and how she loves her family, especially Nan (Gertrude). Macquarie Club (Dubbo) Ladies Bowling Team were at the Bridge Inn North Bourke chatting about their regional Bowling competition “Penance”..they highly recommend you try bowls! Ladies Social Bowls are held on Wednesday mornings: http://www.macquarieclub.com.au/ Say hi to Michael at the Bourke Bridge Inn: https://www.facebook.com/The-Bourke-Bridge-Inn-1599613693637995/ ….. Special thanks to Tracey Edwards! Thanks to Bourke participants: Cheryl Dawn Swinton, Laura Melhuish, Nicholas Monteleone, Bart Gale, Bill Stalley, Bill Russell, Kaiden Kelly, Tanya Edwards, Jannali Smith, Sangita Prajapati, Gertrude Darrigo, Jahleon Smith,Roby Fernando-Gillon, John (Jack) Bennett, Denis Holyoake, Michael McDowell, Ruth Shanks and the Macquarie Club Ladies Bowling Team.  Thanks to RediE Bourke, Diggers on the Darling, Maranguka Community Hub and the Bourke Shire Council. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts Head of Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2021
S1 Ep1: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 1 BREWARRINA
16-06-2021
S1 Ep1: OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 1 BREWARRINA
Episode 1- Brewarrina Part 1. In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Brewarrina NSW.  Brewarrina is located in the Outback of NSW between Bourke, Walgett and Lightning Ridge. Brewarrina is where the Barwon River flows through the oldest man-made structure on earth, the “Ngunnhu” (fish traps).  The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts. Signal Creative: www.signalcreative.net Outback Arts: www.outbackarts.com.au Features:  Lily Shearer being interviewed by Trish Frail talking about the Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival- “A Celebration of connection for the local tribes of the Ngunnhu”.   Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival returns again in 2022 to the banks of the Barwon River in Brewarrina- the lifeblood of the Ngemba, Baranbinja, Morowari, Kula, Laualko, Ualarai, Kamilaroi, Kamu, and Paarkinji communities!  Friday the 8th - Sunday the 10th April 2022. For more information: https://www.moogahlin.org/baiamesngunnhufestival Lily & Trish were recorded at the Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum.  We highly recommend taking the Ancient Fish Traps tour with Brad, to find out more about the Museum: https://brewarrinafishtraps.com.au/ Lily Shear is the Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director of Moogahlin Performing Arts: https://www.moogahlin.org/ Trish Frail is the Owner and Manager of Thulii Ngemba ‘Food with a Native Twist’ on Bathurst Street in Brewarrina. Follow Trish on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thuliingemba/ Vivian Slack-Smith speaking from the Wing Garden Chinese Restaurant at the Brewarrina RSL. Vivan is the Deputy Mayor of Brewarrina, to find out more about Vivian and the local council go to: https://www.brewarrina.nsw.gov.au/ To enjoy the Brewarrina RSL Club and Wing Garden Chinese Restaurant serving authentic Chinese & Malaysian Cuisine check out: https://www.brersl.com.au May May (Narelle) Reynolds is interviewed by Lily Shearer about the “Yes, I Can” Literacy for Life Program and the making of the Documentary Film “In My Own Words” by Indigenous director, Erica Glynn. To find out more about Literacy for Life Australia: https://www.lflf.org.au/ To find out more about “In My Own Words” and to watch go to: http://blackfellafilms.com.au/project/in-my-own-words/ Lisa Wright tells us her story of arriving in Weilmoringle NSW as the new principal of the Weilmoringle Public School.  Weilmoringle is located North of Brewarrina, situated on the banks of the Culgoa River and has a population of about 70 people. Weilmoringle or Wayilmarrangkal means 'old man saltbush' in the Muruwari language.  ….. Special thanks to Lara Taylor! Thanks to Brewarrina participants: Kelly Winning, Alana Hardwood, Caelin Loxton, Luke Demmery, Narelle Reynolds, Belinda Boney, Urayne Warraweena, Anna-Mae Warraweena, Trish Frail, Mark Redmond, Lily Shearer, Vivian Slack-Smith, Lisa Wright, Michael Mendes and the children of Weilmoringle Public School. Thanks to the Brewarrina Aboriginal Child and Family Centre, the Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum, and Thulli Ngemba Cafe. Like, subscribe, rate and review! ….. The Outback Outloud  community project and workshop series was designed and facilitated by Signal Creative. Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts. Follow us Signal Creative Facebook: @signalcreativenet  https://www.facebook.com/signalcreativenet Instagram: @signalcreative Outback Arts Facebook: @outback.arts https://www.facebook.com/outback.arts/ Instagram: @outbackarts Head of Audio Production, Music and Sound Design is Emma Hoy The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Outback Outloud Podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Signal Creative and Outback Arts 2021