Oral histories


As part of the research for Run Rabbit Run, the Irwin District Historical Society organised interviews with local people who had memories of the rabbit plague of the 1930s and 40s. These interviews took place in Dongara, Western Australia on 6 June 2002.

Lynette Gillam & Lyn Broad
Charles (Charlie) Ellery
Leslie (Les) McNaboe
Robert (Bob) O'Neill Holmes & Angus Forsyth

You can also read the transcripts of the video footage taken at the Vertebrate Pest Research Centre in Perth, Western Australia on 5 June 2002 - the interview with Dr Laurie Twigg and the bio-assay demonstration by Win Kirkpatrick:

Dr Laurie Twigg
Win Kirkpatrick