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Christine Kearney interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Christine Kearney interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3406/26
Description

Kearney, a , dairy farmer, is a regional winner of the 1994 Rural Woman Award and speaks of her background, joining a religious order in 1961, starting the dairy farm in a very difficult period caught between the drought of the 1980s, the high interest rates and the fall of the price of milk, getting unemployment benefits, looking after the crops, sharing the dairy farming duties, involvement of her husband in the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV), keeping up with ongoing education, financial difficulties and its consequences and the rapid growth of the rural counselling network.
Recorded in 1995

Quantity
1 Sound cassette
Access
Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
Finding Aid

Transcript available (typescript, 18 leaves.)

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  • Women of the land oral history project, Feb 23 1995 - April 26 1995, ORAL TRC 3406; Bowden, Ros; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

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