Working and Social Life

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These oral history interviews provide fascinating insights into growing up, working and socialising in our local communities. From local politics to the Minore speedway, listen to local citizens describe their memories and experiences of living and working in the wonderful communities that make up the Orana region.

Rae talks about her experiences operating the Minore Speedway.


John talks about his introduction into New South Wales state politics.


Bob talks about his memories of Dubbo Base Hospital, and his work as a surgeon.


Ken talks about his work as the Chief Hospital Scientist in the Dubbo Base Hospital Pathology Department.













Marcello Pavan

Marcello and his family discuss his life as a new Italian migrant working on various projects in Australia before settling in Dubbo to run a successful market garden along the banks of the Macquarie River